Hon'ble SC delivers a following judgment in
Jatinder Singh and Anr. v/s Mehar Singh
Civil Appeal No. 57 of 2008 decided on 19/09/2008
that when an application for acceptance of additional evidence under Order 41 Rule 27 of CPC was filed by the appellants, it was the duty of the High Court to deal the same on merits.
thus can be concluded fromt this judgment that every such application is required to be dealt with on merits by the appellate court, it can not be rejeceted merely on mechanical grounds.