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Target to release eligible defendants by August 15: Union Law Ministry – Dinamani

Union Justice Minister Kiran Rijiju said “the target has been set to free deserving prisoners by August 15”. Kiren Rijiju speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the First All India District Legal Services Commission Officers Meeting in Delhi said: A special campaign to identify and recommend defendants eligible for release was launched on the 16th […]

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Law Commission criticized for marriage proposals

The Church of England is against the proposals.(Photo: Unsplash/Wedding Photography) Law Commission plans to “modernize” wedding ceremonies will “devalue” the institution, critics say. The Commission wants to relax the rules on where weddings can take place. In England and Wales this is limited to a place of worship, a register office or an approved venue […]

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No plans for committee to implement UCC, Law Commission urged to consider: Kiren Rijiju

The government said on Thursday that it was not proposing to set up a committee to implement a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and added that it had asked the Law Commission to consider various questions on the matter and to make recommendations. Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said this in response to a question from the […]

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The Digital Assets Law Commission’s consultation – a proposal for property rights reform

The Law Commission of England and Wales has published a consultation document (the Paper) on the recognition and protection of digital assets. The consultation, which closes November 4, 2022, focuses on the legal treatment of digital assets and recommends legislative reform to create a third category of personal property – called “data objects” – beyond […]

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UK Law Commission publishes proposals to reform digital asset laws – says reforms must not ‘stifle development’ CryptoGlobe

According to the Law Commission, the statutory body of the United Kingdom, digital assets are playing an increasingly important role in modern society and, as such, the law relating to them must be reviewed. Reforming the laws will not only protect users’ rights and maximize the potential of digital assets, but can potentially position England […]

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UK Law Commission consults on digital asset law reforms

Following the Digital Assets Call for Evidence in 2021, the UK Law Commission has published a consultation on proposals to reform English and Welsh law to recognize and protect the rights of users of digital assets. The Law Commission believes that the law of England and Wales is resilient, flexible and iterative enough to adapt […]

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Law Commission Proposes Law Reforms to Better Recognize Crypto Assets

Ice sculptor Csaba Vass puts the finishing touches on a large Bitcoin ice sculpture in front of Tower Bridge in London, to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the world’s leading crypto exchange, Huobi Global. Picture date: Wednesday November 24, 2021. (PA Archive) Personal property law should be reformed to better recognize digital assets such as […]

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Single election for the center, declares: what the Ministry of Justice told Parliament

The Law Commission is considering a practical roadmap and framework for the simultaneous holding of Lok Sabha and state assembly elections. A single election will reduce massive spending on holding separate elections, says Center (representational) A report by a parliamentary committee has suggested a single election at the Center and in the states, as multiple […]

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Sale of Eni: the Ministry of Justice finds the commitment of HUBCO “inadequate” and questions the intention of the oil division

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Justice has described as insufficient a commitment provided by Hub Power Holding Limited (HUBCO) in connection with the acquisition of Eni Pakistan, a subsidiary of multinational oil and gas giant Eni, operating several gas fields in the country . The Department of Justice’s opinion follows the Department of Energy’s (Petroleum Division) […]

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Pilot Abandonment: Law Commission Examines Robot Planes | New

Autonomous aircraft are the latest technological development to be reviewed by the Law Commission. The two-year review of autonomous flight will examine the existing legal framework to identify challenges and opportunities related to the introduction of highly automated aviation systems, the commission said. Automation is well established in aviation, even in passenger services – a […]

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Bulletin – July 22 | Tax law – Tax authorities

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. FEDERAL SUPREME COURT MAY LIMIT CORRECTION OF ISS DEBTS TO SELIC RATE The Federal Supreme Court (STF) has recognized the broad scope of Extraordinary Appeal No. 1,346,152 (Theme No. 1217), in which the Court will determine whether Communal […]

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Marriage rules in England and Wales need to be overhauled, says Law Commission

Existing marriage law in England and Wales has been criticized as ‘stuck in time’ Couples could soon be able to wed on beaches, in gardens and on cruise ships under new proposals to overhaul current rules on where weddings can take place. Existing marriage laws have been described as “stuck in time” and not working […]

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President calls on Law Commission to make existing laws fit for the times

ZOOMBANGLA OFFICE: President M Abdul Hamid today urged the Law Commission to take the necessary steps to modernize and adapt the country’s existing laws and regulations. The Head of State made the appeal as a four-member Law Commission delegation led by its Chairman, Justice ABM Khairul Haque paid him a courtesy visit to Bangabhaban here […]

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Book titled ‘The Bangladesh Constitution Journey’ published

The Law Commission of Bangladesh recently published a book highlighting the history of the turbulent journey of the Constitution of Bangladesh. The Bengali book titled “Abhigat Parikramay Bangladesh Sangbidhan” and its English translation “The Journey of the Constitution of Bangladesh”, tells the whole story of the formulation of the charter. Former Chief Justice and current […]

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The Ministry of Justice denounces the free Tele-Law service; Everything you need to know about it

In a bid to provide prompt legal assistance to all, Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Saturday that tele-law services will be made free for all citizens. Addressing the 18th Meeting of All India Legal Services Authorities in Jaipur on Saturday, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said, “Tele-Law service is made free […]

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Data Matters Privacy Blog New US Commercial Law Rules for Digital Assets Coming Soon

Changes to the Uniform US State Commercial Law Rules for transactions in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, tokens, e-tickets and electronic movable paper, are being finalized this summer and could be adopted by state legislatures as early as this fall. Once adopted, these rules will create a level playing field with more certainty for digital asset […]

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New US commercial law rules for digital assets coming soon

Changes to the Uniform US State Commercial Law Rules for transactions in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, tokens, e-tickets and electronic movable paper, are being finalized this summer and could be adopted by state legislatures as early as this fall. Once adopted, these rules will create a level playing field with more certainty for digital asset […]

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Law Commission Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Attention will now turn to the government to see whether it will accept the Law Commission’s recommendations and, if so, what priority will be given to any class action legislation before the next general election. The final report follows two rounds of previous consultations in 2021 (see our previous updates and copies of Bell Gully’s […]

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England: Law Commission calls for downblouse and deepfakes to be criminalized

A new general intimate image abuse offense should be introduced in England and Wales to criminalize acts such as ‘downblousing’ and creating ‘deepfakes’, the Law Commission of England and Wales has proposed. Wales. The law reform body has called for a clearer legal framework expanding the scope of intimate image offenses so that all cases […]

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New Britain Herald – Connecticut abortion law, tax changes go into effect today

HARTFORD — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally protect providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in late April and signed into law by Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont in May in response to […]

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New Laws Today: Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Take Effect

FILE – Gretchen Raffa, vice president of public policy, advocacy and organizing at Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc., appears with a group of Connecticut elected officials as she speaks at a press conference May 3, 2022, at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford, Connecticut. Connecticut state officials and abortion providers say they are […]