Upon representations from various industry bodies by way of writ petitions in various State High Courts challenging the retrospective effect from FY 2014-15, several high courts have stayed the retrospective operation temporarily.

S. No. Court/ Office Concerned Case Title & No. Date of Passing Interim Stay Order
1. Kerala High Court The United Planters’ Association of Southern India & Anr. V. Union of India

W.P. (C) No. 3025/ 2016 (C)

January 27, 2016
2. Karnataka High Court Karnataka Employees Association V. Union of India

W.P. 5272/ 2016

February 2, 2016
3. Madhya Pradesh Labour Office Following the orders given by the Kerala and Karnataka High Courts February 4, 2016
4. Allahabad High Court (Uttar Pradesh) Benara Udyog Ltd. V. Union of India & 3 Ors.

WRIT (C) No. 6098/ 2016

February 12, 2016
5. Gujarat High Court Federation of Gujarat Industries V. Union of India & Anr.

Special Civil Application No. 5207/ 2016

April 5, 2016
6. Punjab & Haryana High Court Faridabad Industries Association & Anr. V. Union of India C.W.P. No. 2859/ 2016 AND Gurgaon Industries Association & Anr. V. Union of India C.W.P. No. 2999/ 2016. April 8, 20