MS.G.ROHINI, CHIEF JUSTICE
1. Whether fixation of ceiling price under the provisions of the Drugs
(Prices Control) Order, 2013 for male contraceptives (condoms) is in
conformity with the powers vested under the Essential Commodities Act,
1955 read with the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 is the question that
requires consideration in these two writ petitions.
2. The petitioners in both the writ petitions are the companies
engaged in manufacturing/marketing of various health products including
male contraceptives (Condoms). It is pleaded that the petitioner in W.P.
No.7705/2013 manufactures and markets “condoms” under the brand
name „Durex‟ and „Kohinoor‟, whereas the petitioner in W.P.
No.2245/2014 manufactures and markets under the brand name
Source: Indian Kanoon