Law ministry

Department of Justice authorizes RBF to impose health tax on tobacco products

PESHAWAR: The Ministry of Law and Justice authorized the Federal Council of Revenue [FBR] to impose the health tax on tobacco products by an ordinary bill or by an ordinance before the next budget. In response to a letter from the RBF, the Justice Department said the proposed federal health tax would fall under the […]

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Khattar government sets up law commission to review existing laws and craft new ones: The Tribune India

Pradeep Sharma Tribune press service Chandigarh, May 27 The BJP-JJP government has set up the Haryana State Laws Commission, an institutional mechanism for reviewing and amending existing laws and enacting new legislation to deliver speedy and efficient justice for the general public. Headed by a Chairman, who will be either a Chief Justice/High Court Justice, […]

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Whitmer signs drink-to-go law and tax cuts on take-out cocktails

Click to enlarge Michigan State Governor Whitmer will be signing invoices, making it easier for distillers and retailers to distribute and sell blended spirit drinks. Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed several bills to facilitate the distribution of mixed spirits. “This is a great example of bipartisan legislation that will create jobs and help our […]

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Law Ministry teleconsultation service now responds to pandemic and lockdown questions

A Law Department teleconsultation service launched to help rural residents obtain pre-litigation legal advice from a panel of lawyers is now receiving calls from people seeking solutions to issues arising from the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in various parts of the country. People have called various local tele-law program centers looking for solutions to various […]

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Reviving the Law Commission of Canada

The federal government believes it needs to rely more on evidence-based policy. Buried in Budget 2021 is a promise to revive the Law Commission of Canada, an independent body first created in 1971 to provide advice on law reform to the Canadian government. This commission was closed in 1992 as a cost saving measure under […]

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Revised Tax Penalties for Various Defaults Under UAE VAT Law – Taxation

United Arab Emirates: Revised tax penalties for various defaults under UAE VAT law May 12, 2021 Nexdigm Private Limited To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The Cabinet of Ministers (CoM) gave a wonderful gift to UAE businesses on the occasion of Ramadan Eid by issuing Decision No. 49/2021 (new resolution) amending […]