Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on June 5th while hearing the plea of Mumbai OOH owners has now extended its stay order till June 12th, for waiver of license fee on hoardings for the month of May 2020. According to the verdict, the exemption will only be given to the eight OOH players that have already appealed for the waiver in May.
The court has issued a notice to submit their amendments in their petitions to the municipal corporation within two weeks if there are any. If earlier order passed by the court will continue that is the number of steps that will be taken by the authorities for not paying taxes.
Creation Publicity Pvt Ltd, Bright Advertising Pvt Ltd, Orion Advertisers, Anurag Sites, Em Vee Advertising Company, Pingle Outdoor, Yoag Advertisers and Pioneer Publicity Corporation Ltd are the players who are eligible for the exemption.
The court has also highlighted that the senior counsel appearing for the municipal corporation has requested for a week’s time to take proper instructions in this matter, due to which no further proceedings can be done
As per the high court’s order declared on June 5th, the Municipal Corporation sought a week’s time to take instructions in the matter, if any of the petitioners are desired of amending the petition, they shall forward the draft to the corporation within 2 weeks.