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Not Responding To A Show-Cause Notice Implies Acquiescence To The Contents Thereof : HP HC

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has held that not responding to a Show-cause notice without any reasonable cause implies acquiescence to the contents thereof and ordinarily, action taken thereafter upon the said Show-cause notice, is not open to challenge.
Justice Ajay Mohan Goel was considering a petition impugning an order whereby the petitioner was called upon to pay back the amount of GPF, which was fraudulently embezzled by him from the GPF accounts of other employees.