WB law on real estate repugnant to Centre’s RERA for having overlapping provisions: SC

The constitutional principle of “repugnancy”, which primarily deals with the issue as to whether a parliamentary law or a state law would prevail if both are competent to legislate on subjects as they fall under the concurrent list of Constitution, was used by the apex court for testing the validity of the 2017 law made by the Mamta Banerjee-led government to substitute RERA in West Bengal.