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DOJ opinion sought on TOA amendment – Newspaper

LAHORE: The Department of Commerce has sought advice from the Department of Justice on increasing the term of office of board members of business organizations to two years through an amendment to the Business Organization Act 2013 (TOA). Due to anomalies and uncertainties, the authorities concerned do not publish the calendar of compulsory elections for […]

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UK Law Commission expects ‘substantial impact’ of Digital Assets Act review

The Law Commission of England and Wales hopes to make the UK a leading jurisdiction to tackle legal disputes involving emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies, digital assets and electronic documentation. The project, entitled “Digital assets: which law, which court?” was announced on October 18 with the aim of examining international legal challenges involving cryptocurrencies and […]

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Uniform Civil Code: Reject PILs Against Proposals, Says Justice Department at SC

Parliament has the sovereign right to make laws. Thus, PILs filed in court calling for a uniform civil code in the country should be dismissed as untenable, the Justice Department said in its affidavit. The Supreme Court had asked for a response from the Union government on a batch of petitions asking the government to […]

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Only Parliament can make laws, UCC-seeking PILs cannot stand: Justice Department at SC

New Delhi: The Union Justice Department told the Supreme Court that Parliament exercises the sovereign right to make laws and no outside authority can order it to enact law, recommending that petitions asking for a code Uniform Civilian (UCC) be rejected as unmaintainable. . The ministry made the observations in an affidavit which was filed […]

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Ministry of Justice to facilitate Japanese investment in Indonesia

We are preparing the latest immigration policy in the form of a second residence visa to facilitate and simplify the immigration process for foreign investors. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Law and Human Rights’ Immigration Directorate General has said it will facilitate Japanese investors who wish to invest in the country. “We are preparing […]

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Global Vantage: Law Commission Review of Arbitration Act 1996 – Should the Act be Reformed?

In our Global Vantage article in February, we reported that the Law Commission had announced that it would be conducting a review of the Arbitration Act 1996. The Law Commission has now released its consultation paper on its review , which provides its draft legislative reform proposals to amend and update the law. This article […]

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Commercial tenancy reforms proposed by the Scottish Law Commission

In the event that no valid notice of termination is served by either party, and the parties have not otherwise made clear their intention to terminate the lease, the lease shall continue. Unlike England, where tenancies expire without notice, in Scotland the automatic renewal of leases can often catch landlords and tenants unaware that […]

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The Ministry of Justice dwells on the response to the EC

The government is slow to respond to the Electoral Commission’s proposal to amend the Representation of the People Ordinance 1972 for the use of electronic voting machines at the next general election. “The Electoral Commission has written to the Ministry of Justice to inquire about the status of the proposal. The ministry, however, has yet […]

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Headless Law Commission since September 2018, SC asks for the opinion of the AG

House ” General ” Immigration ” Headless Law Commission since September 2018, SC asks for the opinion of the AG New Delhi, October 10 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the opinion of Attorney General R. Venkataramani on a plea asking the Center to appoint the Law Commission of India, which had remained unheaded […]

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The EC asks again for the response of the Ministry of Justice to the proposed amendment to the RPO

The Electoral Commission has sent a further letter to the Ministry of Justice asking about the status of their proposal to amend certain provisions of the Representation of the People Ordinance (RPO). Previously, the EC sent a proposal to the Ministry of Justice to modify certain provisions of the RPO on August 8, but the […]

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The mandate of ex-VC Faizan Mustafa of NALSAR under the scanner. The Ministry of Justice intervenes – Edexlive

NALSAR | (Photo: Express) Telangana High Court Chief Justice Ujjal Bhuyan has been instructed by the Union Law Ministry to initiate an investigation into the alleged discrepancies by Professor Faizan Mustafa, former Vice Chancellor of the National Academy studies and legal research (NALSAR). Justice Bhuyan is the Chancellor of NALSAR and as instructed by the […]

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SC to hear argument seeking direction for the appointment of the head of the Law Commission

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is expected to hear a plea on Monday asking the central government to appoint the post of chairman of the Law Commission of India, which has been vacant since 2018. A bench, headed by Chief Justice UU Lalit and including Justice S. Ravindra Bhat, would take up the plea filed […]

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One Person, One Seat: Proposal from the Election Commission of India to the Ministry of Justice

Electoral Commission (CEC) Chairman Rajiv Kumar has written to the Justice Ministry proposing to limit one person to running in one constituency at a time. Under the current scenario, an eligible person can run for office from two different seats or constituencies. The move comes following the polling committee’s recent delisting of 284 Unrecognized Registered […]

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ECI proposal to the Ministry of Justice

New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar has written a letter to the Justice Ministry proposing to limit a person to running in only one constituency at a time. Currently, an eligible person can stand for election from two different seats or constituencies. The move comes amid the polling panel that recently deregistered 284 […]

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Law Commission Proposes Arbitration Law Updates

The legal framework for arbitration in England, Wales and Northern Ireland should be updated to ensure it ‘stays state-of-the-art’ and ‘continues to support global leadership of London in international arbitration,” said the advisers to the British Parliament. The Law Commission for England and Wales has said major changes to the Arbitration Act 1996 are […]

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Podesta and IRS get to work on Climate Act tax incentives

The IRS wants your opinion. The Treasury Department and the IRS announced on Wednesday that they want the public to intervene on the climate-related and renewable energy tax incentives included in the massive climate law signed into law in August. The bulk of the climate and energy-related spending included in this law — $270 billion […]

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Scottish Law Commission recommends review of rules to end commercial tenancies

The Scottish Law Commission has recommended a new set of rules for the termination of leases of commercial property in Scotland, replacing the existing common law of tacit relocation. Today, the tacit renewal – automatic continuation of a lease at the end of the period for which it was granted if appropriate notice has not […]

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Podesta and IRS get to work on climate law tax incentives

The IRS wants your opinion. The Treasury Department and the IRS announced on Wednesday that they want the public to intervene on the climate-related and renewable energy tax incentives included in the massive climate law signed into law in August. The bulk of the climate and energy-related spending included in this law — $270 billion […]

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Update: What is the purpose of the Law Commission’s consultation on the recognition and protection of digital assets? – End Tech

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Developments in the field of digital assets are moving at an increasingly rapid pace, and the English legal system continues to adapt and demonstrate its recognition of the importance and status of digital assets. In a […]