This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation There is a distinction between res judicata and issue estoppel – In the case of issue estoppel, a party against whom an issue has been decided would be estopped from raising the same issue again. (CPC) – Order 7 Rule 11 – Commercial Courts Act, 2015 – Section 12A – Rejection of Plaint – Pre-Institution Mediation and Settlement – Section 12A of the Act is mandatory – Any suit instituted violating the mandate of Section 12A must be visited with rejection of the plaint under Order VII Rule 11 – This power can be exercised even suo moto by the court – Section 12A cannot be described as a mere procedural law.