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PM Imran prefers AGP to justice ministry

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has entrusted the task of introducing legal reforms on crucial issues to Pakistan’s Attorney General Khalid Jawed Khan, instead of seeking advice from the Ministry of Justice. The AGP called the Prime Minister on Thursday and briefed him on ongoing reforms in the justice system and the Water Commission report. […]

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The French Law Commission recommends an overhaul of anti-corruption laws

The Law Commission produced a report for the French National Assembly examining the impact of the 2016 anti-corruption law known as Sapin 2, making several recommendations aimed at strengthening legislation and improving safeguards. The committee recommended that the responsibility for monitoring compliance programs be transferred from the anti-corruption agency (AFA) to the transparency body HATVP […]

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Parliamentary proceedings | High Court appointments ongoing, advises Rajya Sabha Law Ministry

45 of the 80 names recommended by the appointed college, says the minister of law. Over the past year, the College of the Supreme Court has recommended the appointment of 80 names as judges of various high courts, of which 45 have been appointed judges and the rest are in various stages of processing, the […]

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Law Commission Consultation Paper: Rethinking the Principle of Identification?

On June 9, 2021, the Law Commission launched a consultation “requesting views on whether and how corporate criminal liability law can be improved” (there “Consultation“).1 The consultation aims to determine whether the law surrounding the criminal liability of legal persons (such as corporations and LLPs) should be reformed in order to more effectively punish legal […]

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NA panel hits hard on Department of Justice

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice harshly criticized federal justice officials for failing to take into account the recommendations made by the committee and for “showing a mentality negative”. “We want to strengthen the ministry, but you have to give due importance to the committee’s recommendations,” committee chairman Riaz […]

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VHP sends recommendation to UP Law Commission to omit one-child policy from Population Control Bill: Read Details

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad, in a letter dated July 12, recommended that the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission omit the one-child policy from the Uttar Pradesh Population Bill 2021 ( control, stabilization and well-being). VHP suggests that the UP Law Committee remove a standard relating to children from the draft population policy. pic.twitter.com/YRcd9XsenS —Vishva Hindu Parishad-VHP […]

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Nigeria and UK joint candidate for International Law Commission visit Abuja

Professor Akande held a series of meetings, including with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. His unprecedented joint appointment by Nigeria, Kenya, Japan, Slovenia and the UK underscores the breadth of experience he offers. As well as being one of the UK’s top jurists, we have officially appointed […]

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UP Law Commission releases population control bill; recommends the standard of two children; reward for one-child families; penalties for breaking the rule

Jhe The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has released a draft “Uttar Pradesh People (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Act 2021” which aims to provide various incentives to officials who choose to follow the standard of the two children. Those who choose to violate it will not be eligible for government jobs and government grants. The Commission […]

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UP Law Commission publishes draft population control law; recommends the two-child standard; reward for families with one child; penalties for breaking the rule

The The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission has released a 2021 Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Bill which aims to provide various incentives to officials who choose to follow the standard of both children. Those who choose to break this rule will not be eligible for jobs and government grants. The Commission solicited public […]

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Kiren Rijiju, promoted to Cabinet, obtains the Ministry of Law

New Delhi: Kiren Rijiju was elevated to the rank of Cabinet Minister and in charge of the Ministry of Law and Justice. He had been Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth and Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Ayush Portfolios. Mr. Rijiju represents the constituency of Arunachal Pradesh West in Lok Sabha and […]

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Punjab Assembly fails to follow law and rules to pass private university bills – Pakistan

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly seems to have made it a regular practice of introducing private bills for the establishment of private universities, bypassing the rules and regulations and procedure of the Department of Higher Education. In March, the House passed private member’s bills and made them law to create three private universities, and in June, […]