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Law Commission Proposes Groundbreaking Rules for Ownership of Crypto Tokens and NFTs – TechCrunch

Legal reform body for England and Wales says digital assets are personal property Dr. Adam Sanitt Donor Dr. Adam Sanitt is a knowledge director specializing in financial litigation, technology and innovation at global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. There is a middle finger earthquake occurring in the field of digital assets, which is expected to […]

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Biden signs the Cut Inflation Act of 2022 – Tax Authorities

August 17, 2022 Winston & Strawn LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Today, President Biden signed into law the Cutting Inflation Act of 2022 (the “Act”). The law ushers in, among other things, significant changes to the Internal Revenue Code and […]

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UK Law Commission consults on digital asset law reforms | Shearman & Sterling LLP

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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Bulletin – August 22 | Tax law – Tax authorities

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. STJ RECOGNIZES POSSIBILITY OF ICMS CREDIT ON SURCHARGE TAX SUBSTITUTION The Superior Court of Justice (STJ) granted the taxpayer the right to register the credits linked to the State VAT (ICMS) corresponding to the overpayment in the tax […]

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REP law, tax proposal to reduce plastic waste

Plastic trash is shown on a trash-filled shoreline on Freedom Island in Paranaque City, September 3, 2019. (Reuters Photo) The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) believes that enacting the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022 requiring companies to establish EPR programs for their plastic packaging would significantly reduce the amount of plastic waste. dumped into […]

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DTI drafts vape law rules as studies show no impact on indoor air quality

According to peer-reviewed scientific studies, the vapors produced by smokeless alternatives to cigarettes such as vapes and heated tobacco products have no negative impact on indoor air quality unlike the smoke from combustible cigarettes. Studies provide evidence that smokeless products do not negatively affect air quality in enclosed spaces and may provide smokers with a […]

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New Zealand Law Commission recommends class action law – Class Actions

August 09, 2022 Herbert Smith’s Freehills To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. New Zealand is set to move closer to a statutory class action proceeding after the New Zealand Law Commission’s recent publication (NZLC) final report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding. […]

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Prime Minister asks PD to seek opinion of Ministry of Justice

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has instructed the Energy Division to seek legal advice from the Justice Ministry to appoint government administrators to KE’s board. The prime minister directed the energy division to inquire with the Justice Department whether federal cabinet consent is required to appoint GOP directors to the KE board. According to a report, […]

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Changes underway following the recommendations of the Law Commission for the reform of marriage and civil partnership ceremonies

The Law Commission has now released its long-awaited report on the laws governing marriages and civil partnership ceremonies. As early as December 2014, the government invited the Law Commission to conduct a review of the law governing marriages and civil partnership ceremonies in that country. This led to the publication of a guidance document a […]

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The Law Commission’s consultation paper on digital assets, including the proposal for a third category of personal property to cover crypto-tokens and other digital assets

The Law Commission for England and Wales has launched a major and detailed consultation on proposals to ensure the law recognizes and protects digital assets, which include crypto-tokens, cryptoassets and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). In this article, we provide our readers with a high-level overview of some of these proposals, which include (1) the creation of […]

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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 […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday | New

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation has been adopted by the Connecticut General Assembly end of April and signed into law by Democratic Governor Ned Lamont in May […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday | Connecticut News

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield 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. […]

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Saskatchewan Changes Family Law Rules to Require Dispute Resolution – DiscoverEstevan.com

In a recent statement, the provincial government announced that it would be changing family law rules to introduce a requirement for early resolution of family disputes outside of court. This would require families to consult a mediator and participate in mediation, before being allowed to proceed to preliminary proceedings and eventually to court. The practice […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield 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 Governor Ned Lamont in May in […]

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Government asks Law Commission to conduct review of contempt of court law

The government has asked the Law Commission of England and Wales to carry out a review of the contempt of court law, fearing it is “messy and unclear”. Codifying and simplifying contempt law and clarifying responsibility for trying, investigating and prosecuting contempt will be some of the areas examined by the review, according […]

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Blood transfusion: donors, recipients protected by law – Commission

Dr Omale Amedu By Justina Auta The National Blood Service Commission (NBSC) says that all recipients of blood, regardless of age and religious beliefs, are protected by the law, as it is intended to save lives in an emergency. The Acting Director General (DG) of the commission, Dr. Omale Amedu, made the point in an […]

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Law Commission Releases Final Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

The Law Commission released its final report on class actions and litigation funding on Monday, June 27. The report is the culmination of the Law Commission’s review, which began in December 2020 and included rounds of consultation with industry stakeholders. A new statutory class action regime As previously reported, the Law Commission has recommended new […]

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Law Commission Releases Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Monday, June 27, 2022, 1:15 p.m.Press Release: Law Commission A new law on class actions should be drafted to improve access to justice and the efficiency of litigation, concludes Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission in its report, Ko ngā Hunga Take Whaipānga me ngā Pūtea Tautiringa | Class Actions and Litigation […]

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Change your fishing gear now or face the law – Ministry of Fishermen

As of September 2022, all anglers who refuse to use approved fishing nets will be penalized. The Deputy Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mr Moses Anim, who issued the warning, urged all fishermen to comply with the directive without excuse to avoid a conflict with the law. He said that the Ministry, after several […]

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Supreme Court Strikes Down NYC Gun Law, Says Americans Have Right to Carry Guns in Public

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court has declared that Americans have the right to carry guns in public for self-defense. About a quarter of the US population lives in states expected to be affected by the ruling, which struck down a gun law in New York. The first […]

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Law Commission proposals put pressure on UK leaders | Article

In November 2020, the UK government asked the Law Commission to consider how to reform corporate crime laws to make it easier to prosecute companies and senior executives. The impetus was the failure in 2019 to secure fraud convictions against former executives of retailer Tesco, even after the company admitted to overstating its profits in […]

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An internship at the Ministry of Law will provide law graduates with an understanding of the government’s perspective on litigation

The Ministry of Law and Justice has announced internships to help newcomers give legal advice in constitutional-administrative, financial, infrastructural, labor, transfer of property and arbitration/contract law. The Department of Justice’s Department of Legal Affairs (DoLA) is hosting the internship and is currently accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis. The interns will serve in the […]

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Corporate criminal liability: Reform proposals from the UK Law Commission

The Law Commission has released its long-awaited proposals to reform corporate criminal liability in the UK (“Paper Options“). While anti-corruption campaigners, including MPs, have criticized him for not going far enough, the reforms envisaged in the options paper represent a significant strengthening of the existing law on corporate criminal liability and should lead companies to […]

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Law Commission’s anti-money laundering approach could spark conflict with Europe

He added: “This argument is not without merit, since the MLR2017 regime is clearly broader than the model for attributing companies from ‘prevention failure’. Under MLR2017, for example, the prosecution would not need to establish the predicate offense of money laundering, but would simply need to point out deficiencies in the company’s AML procedures […]

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Corporate Criminal Liability – The UK Law Commission’s 10 Options

On June 10, 2022, the UK Law Commission (LC) published a set of proposals or options for corporate criminal liability law in the UK. The LC is an independent commission set up by Parliament, and its main function is to keep UK legislation under review and to recommend reform. The options paper does not make […]

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UK Law Commission proposes 10 reforms for corporate accountability

Related practices and jurisdictions The UK Law Commission has published its proposals (the Option Paper) to overhaul criminal law as it applies to businesses in the UK. The Law Commission is an independent commission set up by Parliament to monitor UK law and recommend reform. The options paper outlines 10 possible ways to strengthen corporate […]

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Corporate Criminal Liability: The Law Commission’s Ten Options for Reform

The 10e In June, the Law Commission launched its options paper which outlines a number of ways in which corporate criminal liability law could be reformed. The detailed document, accompanied by a 14-page summary document, outlines potential options for reform in this area and rules out other possibilities as unsustainable. In 2017, the Department of […]

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Law Commission Releases Options Paper for Reforming Corporate Criminal Liability Laws

The Law Commission today released an options paper for the government on how it can change the law to ensure companies are indeed held accountable for committing serious crimes. A number of options are presented, which we will consider in due course. For now, here are the main points: Doctrine of identification: Many corporate criminal […]

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The Law Commission has proposed allowing parents using a surrogate to be legal parents without legal process

A Law Commission report has proposed changing the country’s “outdated” surrogacy laws so that intended parents in approved arrangements can be recognized as the legal parents of a child born by surrogacy without legal process. The report, which makes several recommendations, was presented by the Commission to Parliament on Friday and acknowledged that there was […]

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Law Commission recommends allowing parents using a surrogate to be legal parents without legal process

The report was delivered to Parliament on Friday. Picture/File A Law Commission report has proposed changing the country’s “outdated” surrogacy laws so that intended parents in approved arrangements can be recognized as the legal parents of a child born by surrogacy without legal process. The report, which makes several recommendations, was presented by the Commission […]

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No Headless Law Commission report

The Commission, constituted for a three-year term, issued no report after the term of the last chairman, Justice BS Chauhan, ended in August 2018. The Commission, constituted for a three-year term, issued no report after the term of the last chairman, Justice BS Chauhan, ended in August 2018. Two years and four months after the […]

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Law Commission recommends new surrogacy law

Friday, May 27, 2022, 12:47 p.m.Press Release: Law Commission Surrogacy law outdated and in need of reform, concludes Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission in its report, Te Kōpū Whāngai: He Arotake | Surrogacy Review, presented to Parliament today. The report recognizes the urgent need to change the law to meet the […]

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Center executes two J&K Boundaries Commission orders

The new boundaries, names and number of Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), as ordered by the Boundaries Commission, come into effect on May 20, the Ministry of Justice announced on Friday. The two panel orders – one issued on March 14 which dealt with the number of constituencies reserved for different categories and […]

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Sector-specific competition law rules for automotive distribution are here to stay – Commentary

Automotive distribution is perhaps the only area of ​​competition law that is more regulated in Switzerland than in the European Union. In the European Union, the general vertical framework applies to vertical motor vehicle distribution agreements. Only vertical agreements for the distribution of spare parts and for the provision of repair and maintenance services are […]

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Law Commission: No more excessively abusive law

The Supreme Court’s order keeping Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) – the Sedition Act – in abeyance is a significant development. No new charges will be filed under the law and all pending trials, appeals and proceedings will be stayed. The GoI, for its part, must now undertake a careful and careful […]

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Why the Law Commission recommended repealing the Sedition Act in 2018

The Union government told the Supreme Court on Monday it would review and reconsider the Sedition Act. The government, in an affidavit, said Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalizes sedition, is one of the criminal laws it has decided to reconsider. While the government is currently reviewing the law, the Law Commission […]

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The Law Commission had called for a rethink or repeal of the Sedition Act in 2018

In the consultation paper, the government’s top law advisory committee argued that any irresponsible exercise of the right to free speech and expression cannot be called seditious. Amid calls to scrap the colonial-era Sedition Act, it emerged the Law Commission had called for an overhaul or repeal in 2018, saying any irresponsible exercise of the […]

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DeSantis signs into law ‘holiday’ tax for gas, schools, hurricanes, – Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE — A sales tax “holiday” on things like school clothing, hurricane supplies and tools and a state gasoline tax suspension in October topped a package signed Friday by Governor Ron DeSantis. The measure (HB 7071), passed by the Legislature in March, will reduce state and local revenue by $804.3 million in the coming fiscal […]

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The Scottish Law Commission seeks views on future work

The Scottish Law Commission has launched a public consultation on future law reform work. The committee is seeking advice on areas of Scottish law most in need of reform. Reform may be necessary because the law causes difficulties in practice, for example when the law is unfair, unclear, too complex or outdated. The commission’s mandate […]

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The Ministry of Justice establishes a plan for the discharge of the wait before the courts

In order to reduce the number of cases pending before the courts, the Ministry of Law and Justice has proposed certain measures, such as the implementation of a rule of three adjournments in all cases. According to the plan, the 30-year-old business is expected to be completed by 2025, while the 20-30-year-old business is expected […]

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Commission Vice-President Jourova discusses anti-SLAPP directive with CASE

The vice-president of the European Commission revealed that she wanted to name the new anti-SLAPP directive the “Daphne law” in honor of the murdered journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia. Earlier today, the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (also known as CASE) responded to the European Commission’s proposed anti-SLAPP directive announced on April 27. CASE has welcomed […]

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The Boundary Commission will submit a report to the Union Law Ministry at any time – Jammu and Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Out of 400 objections/suggestions, few can be accepted* Panel giving the final touch to the recommendations Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, 25 April: The Boundary Commission is in the final stages of submitting its recommendations after settling over 400 objections/suggestions it received to its draft report released on 14 March. The Group was given the task of […]

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New Mississippi Law Tax Credit Donations to Pregnancy Centers in Crisis

Governor Tate Reeves has signed legislation authorizing a $3.5 million tax credit for individuals and businesses that donate to nonprofit pregnancy resource centers in the state. These centers are generally faith-based and often presented as offering alternatives to abortion services. The new law comes as Mississippi takes center stage in the next Supreme Court decision […]

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Important changes to the Capital Investment Promotion Act – Tax authorities

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. The Capital Investment Encouragement Act, 57191959- (hereinafter: the “Right”) is designed to encourage investment in Israeli industry and its legislation has a dual purpose: first, to promote Israel over other countries by granting tax incentives; second – to […]

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Increase in legal smart contract litigation expected following Law Commission review

The Law Commission delivered an opinion to the UK government on November 25, 2021, concluding that the current legal framework in England and Wales can facilitate and support the use of legal smart contracts without the need for legislative reform. In an article first published in Legal Brief, Andrew Robson, Martin Walsh and paralegal Abi […]

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Boundary Commission for J&K set to submit report to Justice Department on May 1

The Jammu and Kashmir Boundary Commission is expected to submit its report to the Ministry of Law and Justice on May 1, 2022. Sources familiar with the development told Republic that the final draft is being prepared by the Commission with changes based on recommendations and objections made. by the people during their two-day visit […]

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Law Commission considering proposals for a uniform civil code, One Nation One Election; There are no plans to make voting compulsory: the Ministry of Justice

During the last budget session, the Ministry of Law and Justice responded to many important questions raised by the Rajya Sabha MP, which have been summarized below: [Uniform Civil Code] The government has asked the Law Commission to undertake a review; Chairman and members of the 22nd Law Commission yet to be appointed In response […]

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‘One Nation, One Poll’ proposal referred to Law Commission to formulate practical roadmap: Center briefs Rajya Sabha

The Ministry of Law and Justice recently informed the Rajya Sabha that the proposal for a one-nation-one election has been referred to the Law Commission for further consideration to develop a practical roadmap and framework. for simultaneous Lok Sabha and state elections. AssembliesThis information was provided by Union Law Minister Kiren Rijijju in response to […]

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MJF commends Ministry of Justice for tabling anti-discrimination bill in parliament

The Manusher Jonno Foundation today commended the government for placing the long-awaited Anti-Discrimination Bill in the Jatiya Sangsad aimed at ensuring equal rights for people and upholding dignity. “We are hopeful that the anti-discrimination bill has been placed in the Jatiya Sangsad,” MJF executive director Shaheen Anam said in a statement. For all the latest […]

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Fawad says he will receive additional Justice Ministry portfolio tomorrow – Pakistan

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry announced on Friday that he will tomorrow take on the additional charge of the Justice Ministry following the resignation of lawyer Farogh Naseem earlier this week. Naseem had resigned as justice minister on Wednesday after his party, the Muttahida Qaumi-Pakistan Movement (MQM-P), split from the PTI-led coalition government and threw its […]

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Law Commission report on safety regulation of coal deposits in Wales a ‘milestone’

The independent body’s report, which was published last week, highlights significant shortcomings in existing legislation for the management, control and monitoring of disused landfills. It made 36 recommendations for improvement – ​​including the creation of a new supervisory authority. Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters, said: The safety of the communities living in the […]

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Parliamentary panel questions delay in appointment of Chairman and members of Law Commission of India

The three-year term of the 21st Commission, headed by former Supreme Court Justice BS Chauhan, ended on August 31, 2018. The three-year term of the 21st Commission, headed by former Supreme Court Justice BS Chauhan, ended on August 31, 2018. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice, headed by Rajya Sabha member and top […]

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Anti-doping bill is preventive law, not criminal law: Ministry tells standing committee | More sports news

NEW DELHI: The National Anti-Doping Bill which was presented to Parliament last year did not have “tough criminal provisions” as it was supposed to be “preventive legislation” although it authorizes the National Anti-Doping Agency to carry out raids to catch drug offenders, the Department of Sports said. In a report prepared by a standing committee […]

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The anti-doping bill is a preventive law and not a criminal law: the ministry told the standing committee

The National Anti-Doping Bill which was presented to Parliament last year lacked ‘tough criminal provisions’ as it was supposed to be ‘preventive legislation’ although it authorizes the National Anti-Doping Agency to carry out raids to catch offenders. , said the Ministry of Sports. In a report prepared by a standing committee of parliament and submitted […]

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Justice Department bypassed in filing presidential petition – Newspaper

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Justice has been bypassed in filing a presidential petition, asking for the interpretation of Article 63-A of the Constitution by the Supreme Court. The Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Khalid Jawed Khan is of the view that since the reference is to Article 63, which is related to the Election Act, […]

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Coal landfill safety body needed in Wales, Law Commission report says

A NEW watchdog over coal deposits in Wales should be set up, an independent report has concluded. Tipping safety has become a pressing issue – and a political sore point between the Welsh and UK governments – since heavy rains in early 2020 caused landslides when tips collapsed. The Law Commission, which announced a consultation […]

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Alberta energy war room shielded from Freedom of Information Act, arbiter of rules

An arbitrator’s decision means the public won’t have access to information about what’s going on inside the Alberta government-funded oil and gas war room. In a decision released Monday, arbitrator Catherine Tully said the Canadian Energy Center is not subject to provincial freedom of information legislation. The legislature did not designate the government-created corporation as […]

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Governor signs Wyoming’s new nuclear regulations into law; tax exemptions for the use of domestic uranium begin in 2035

CASPER, Wyo.– On Monday, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed legislation changing the state’s nuclear power and storage regulations. Act of registration at home 59 includes a variety of provisions related to nuclear power generation and nuclear waste storage as the state works to establish a regulatory framework in anticipation of TerraPower’s planned construction of a […]

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Bill – Code of tax benefits

Parliament has approved the draft law on the tax benefits code (the “law”), which aims to bring together in a single act all the tax benefits existing in Angola, their rules and conditions. Repeal of tax benefit rules Certain laws granting tax advantages will be partially repealed when this law comes into force, in particular: […]

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Justice Department rejects dissenting members’ 5-year disqualification order: sources

“Disqualification can only be effected by a parliamentary act”, declared the Minister of Justice. The justice minister opposes the imposition of governor’s rule in Sindh, saying ‘it would backfire’. The Attorney General said that no draft had been presented to the Ministry of Justice. ISLAMABAD: The Federal Ministry of Law and Justice on Friday refused […]

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Justice Department proposes 6-month extension of Khaleda’s jail term

The Ministry of Justice today issued its opinion to extend the suspension of the prison sentence of BNP Chairman Khaleda Zia for another six months. “I gave my opinion on the application which requested a further extension of the prison term of Khaleda Zia. In the opinion, I said that the suspension of his prison […]

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Justice Department set to give its opinion on Khaleda’s appeal to extend his stay out of prison

Justice Minister Anisul Huq said on Wednesday they suggested keeping the terms of the suspended sentence unchanged. Documents used by Khaleda in his appeal for the extension have been returned to the Interior Ministry. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said the documents only reached the Home Ministry on Wednesday afternoon. Officials said a final decision on […]

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India News | The Ministry of Justice notifies the resignation of Judge Ganediwala

New Delhi, March 14 (PTI) The government on Monday notified the resignation of Judge Pushpa Ganediwala, who faced a series of judgments deemed controversial over the interpretation of what constitutes “sexual assault” under the protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act. The Bombay High Court judge tendered her resignation on February 11. Read also […]

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The “rules” of the law on political parties criticized

By Gadiosa Lamtey Dar es Salaam. President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s directive to the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Politics, Coordination and Parliament), Pindi Chana, to draft regulations that will govern political gatherings was received yesterday with mixed opinions from stakeholders. Some commentators said the idea was good but it was too early […]

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Inadequacy of billing interest: the PD decides to seek the opinion of the Ministry of Justice

ISLAMABAD: The Petroleum Division has decided to seek clarification from the Ministry of Justice on the issue of the mismatch of billing interest between the Ordinance, GSA and PPA, which creates an obstacle to recovering the surcharge from Gas Development (GDS), informed sources said. company registrar. The decision was taken during a meeting of the […]

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Scottish Law Commission details progress made in 2021

The Scottish Law Commission Annual report 2021 has been published. The report describes the progress of the commission’s law reform work in 2021. It explains the progress made in implementing the commission’s recommendations, describes the commission’s work to promote law reform and contains an overview of the publications planned for 2022. Commission chair Lady Paton […]

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Have your say on the Commission’s review of Personal Injury Law – Steven Smart

Steven Smart is Partner and Head of Glasgow Office, Horwich Farrelly Sections 8 and 9 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982 provide that damages may be awarded for necessary personal services provided to a person, or which they are unable to provide to someone ‘a, as a result of injuries sustained in an accident. […]

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Ministry of Justice tells CHS it cannot interfere in NAB affairs – Pakistan

KARACHI: The Federal Ministry of Law and Justice informed the Sindh High Court on Wednesday that the development of the National Accountability rules mainly concerned the National Accountability Office and that being an independent department, the Ministry could not interfere in its affairs. An Assistant Attorney General filed the Justice Department’s comments in a petition […]

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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 […]

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Dedicated justice ministry could be reinstated, proposal under consideration, says Wan Junaidi

PUTRAJAYA (January 28): It is proposed to re-establish a dedicated Ministry of Justice with the Legal Affairs Division (BHEUU) as the central organization to ensure that matters related to changes in the law are implemented more effectively. Minister of Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said a draft […]

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Ready to harmonize regulations to support new capital law (Ministry)

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Interior is ready to synchronize central and regional government policies to accommodate the implementation of the recently passed National Capital Law, according to the Ministry’s General Directorate of Regional Development. “We are ready to collaborate in the implementation of the policies mandated by the regulations,” said the director of […]