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Scottish Law Commission seeks advice on damages for personal injury paper

The Scottish Law Commission is seeking views on a new discussion paper on personal injury damages. Personal injury damages are a sensitive type of civil action because they involve a delicate balance of interests. The principle of restitution in integrity – placing a person in the position they would have been in but for the […]

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Global Vantage: Law Commission Announces Review of Arbitration Act 1996 – What Can We Expect?

The Law Commission has announced that it will carry out a review of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “Act“), the main legislation governing arbitrations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (the “Review”). The review, which will aim to publish a consultation paper later this year, is responsible for ensuring that the law is as “clear, […]

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The Law Commission plagued by inconsistencies, delays in the appointment of its members: study

A study claimed that the Law Commission of India is plagued with many problems, including inconsistencies and delays in the appointment of its members and a lack of diversity. The Center for Civil Society (CCS), which conducted the study, said on Friday that the commission’s constitution was marred with inconsistencies and delays and that the […]

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Automated Vehicles: The Law Commission proposes a “conclusion” event on audio-visual vehicles in mid-March 2022 – Transport

UK: Automated vehicles: the law commission proposes a “conclusion” event on audiovisual vehicles in mid-March 2022 To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. On February 1, we published our small summary of the latest recommendations on automated driving via a […]

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Justice Department rejects USF extension to Gilgit-Baltistan

The Ministry of Justice has rejected the request of the Ministry of Information and Telecommunications to extend the services of the Universal Services Fund (USF) to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). The request was forwarded to the Ministry of Justice in November 2021 by the Ministry of Computing asking for a legal opinion, whether USF can start telecommunications […]

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The Ministry of Justice continues its program of free legal aid for the poor

This program is a form of doing justice to the poor Jakarta (ANTARA) – The government has again extended the free legal aid program for disadvantaged or poor people, said Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Hamonangan Laoly. “This legal aid demonstrates the role of the state in protecting and ensuring citizens’ human right […]

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22nd Law Committee: the 22nd Law Committee will have very little time to review the Common Code if a matter is referred to it

The 22nd Law Commission will have very little time to delve into the sensitive subject of a uniform civil code for the country if the government decides to seek its recommendation on the matter. The Laws Commission is constituted for three years and the 22nd Laws Commission was notified on February 24, 2020, but the […]

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New law commission to consider issue of Uniform Civil Code, Justice Minister replies to BJP MP

Last year, Nishikant Dubey raised the issue of a uniform civil code during zero hour in the Lok Sabha The new Law Commission may take up the issue of the Uniform Civil Code, Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju, BJP member Nishikant Dubey informed in a letter. During the winter session of Parliament last year, on December […]

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The 22nd Law Commission will have very little time to consider the UCC if the case is referred to it, according to the report

The 22nd Law Commission will have very little time to delve into the sensitive subject of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for the country if the government decides to seek its recommendation on the matter, PTI news agency reported. The Laws Commission is constituted for three years and the 22nd Laws Commission was notified on […]

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Government’s Interim Response to the Law Commission’s Report on Modernizing Communications Offenses

Chris Philp, MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State of Tech and Digital Economy 4th floor 100 Parliament Street London SW1A 2BQ Professor Penney Lewis Law Commission Dear Professor Lewis, I am writing to provide the government’s interim response to the Law Commission’s report entitled “Modernising Communications Offences”, published in July 2021. First of all, I would […]

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Justice Department demands response from ASG as lawyers accuse it of HC corruption

After a joint complaint was filed with the signatures of several lawyers appearing in the High Court of Orissa, highlighting several serious corruption allegations against ASG Prasanna Kumar Parhi, the Union Law Department has taken cognizance of the complaints and asked the ASG to respond within seven working days. “Send your comments within seven days”: […]

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Rules of non-participation in organ donation drawn up by the law commission

IF Manitoba decides to allow presumed consent for organ donations, the government has been given a roadmap to follow. The Manitoba Law Reform Commission released a 185-page report that explores how Manitoba could establish an opt-out system, like Nova Scotia’s, instead of requiring people to give consent for their organs and tissues to be posthumous. […]

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Organ Donation Opt-Out Rules Developed by Law Commission – Winnipeg Free Press

Hello, time traveler!This article was published 02/03/2022 (192 days ago), the information it contains may therefore no longer be up to date. IF Manitoba decides to allow presumed consent for organ donations, the government has been given a roadmap to follow. The Manitoba Law Reform Commission released a 185-page report that explores how Manitoba could […]

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Ministry of Justice secures Rs 1,525 crore for new EVMs

The Ministry of Justice has been allocated Rs 1,525 Crore in the Union Budget 2022-23 to provide funds to the Electoral Commission for the purchase of new electronic voting machines and the destruction of voting machines obsolete. The ministry also received funds for Lok Sabha polls and photo ID cards for voters. The Legislative Department […]

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electronic voting machine: Ministry of Justice secures Rs 1,525 crore for new electronic voting machines

The Ministry of Justice has been allocated Rs 1,525 Crore in the Union Budget 2022-23 to provide funds to the Electoral Commission for the purchase of new electronic voting machines and the destruction of voting machines obsolete. The ministry also received funds for Lok Sabha polls and photo ID cards for voters. The Legislative Department […]

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Budget 2022: Ministry of Justice secures Rs 1525 crore for new EVMs

The ministry also received funds for Lok Sabha polls and photo ID cards for voters. The Ministry of Justice has been allocated Rs 1,525 Crore in the Union Budget 2022-23 to provide funds to the Electoral Commission for the purchase of new electronic voting machines and the destruction of voting machines obsolete. The ministry also […]