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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Minister: the government plans to re-establish a dedicated justice ministry; proposal under study | Malaysia

Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, a minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law), said a draft proposal was ready but further study of the pros and cons was needed. — photo by Bernama PUTRAJAYA, Jan. 28 – It is proposed to re-establish a dedicated Ministry of Law with the Legal Affairs Division […]

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Wan Junaidi: Government can revive dedicated justice ministry, but pros and cons need to be considered

PUTRAJAYA: A proposal for the re-establishment of a dedicated Justice Ministry will be presented to the Cabinet after the completion of a study on its establishment. Minister of the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said a draft proposal was ready but further study of the pros and […]

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SCBA, Department of Justice clash over law reform

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) said Thursday it had not been consulted on criminal law reform proposals, a claim strenuously denied by the Justice Department. The ministry said in a statement that the reforms document has been sent to the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), all provincial bar councils, SCBA and all High Court […]

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Ministry of Justice issues notification for nomination of Justice Ayesha Malik as SC judge

LAHORE: Justice Ayesha A Malik has become the first female Supreme Court justice in the country’s 75-year history, as a notification was issued by the Justice Ministry following President Arif Alvi’s endorsement on Friday. Judge Ayesha Malik will take office shortly after being sworn in. The judge received a farewell from the Chief Justice of […]

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The Ministry of Justice notifies the appointment of Judge Bandial as the next CJP

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Law and Justice has officially notified the appointment of Justice Umar Ata Bandial as the next Chief Justice of Pakistan. “In exercising the powers conferred by Clause (3) of Section 175-A read together with Section 177 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to appoint […]

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Adaptation of the COVID law

Following today’s vote on Bill no. 7943, the amended law of July 17, 2020 relating to measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has been adapted on the following points: Isolation period Isolation is prescribed for 10 days. It can be terminated before the expiry of the 10-day period for the following cases: people who received […]

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Justice Department Approves Increase in Candidates’ Election Expenses | Latest India News

The Union Ministry of Justice and Justice on Thursday approved the raising of the ceiling for electoral expenses per candidate to a maximum of ??95 lakh in the legislative elections and ??40 lakhs in assembly elections, increasing them from previous limits of ??77 lakh and ??30.8 lakhs. The increase comes as five states head for […]

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Justice Department Creates Committee to Enforce Anti-Rape Laws – Must Read

The Ministry of Law and Justice on Tuesday formed a special committee of 40 people in accordance with the requirements of Article 15 of the Rape Law of 2021 (investigation and trial). Parliamentary Secretary to the Bar Maleeka Ali Bukhari has been appointed chairman of the committee. Section 15 gives the Department of Justice the […]

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the Ministry of Justice sends its opinion to the Ministry of the Interior

The Ministry of the Interior should transmit its assessment to the Prime Minister TBS Report December 27, 2021, 2:50 PM Last modification: December 27, 2021, 9:53 PM Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Photo: Collected “> Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Photo: Collected The Ministry of Justice on Monday transmitted its opinion to the Ministry of the Interior […]

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Department of Justice sends notice home

Khaleda Zia Khaleda Zia, the main chairwoman of the Nationalist Party of Bangladesh and former opposition prime minister, is unlikely to get permission to travel abroad for better treatment as the Justice Ministry has given her opinion on a request of his family. Justice Minister Anisul Huq said on Monday that his ministry had sent […]

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Justice Department sends notice home on Khaleda’s appeal

“The ministry gave its opinion after reviewing the appeal. The documents will be sent to the Ministry of Interior and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s office will approve it afterwards. We are unable to reveal the decision as long that the process is not over,” Justice Minister Anisul Huq said on Monday. His remarks indicate that […]

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The Ministry of Justice clarified the “informal” meeting of the EC with the PMO. Read the full statement

The Ministry of Law and Justice on Saturday released a detailed memo justifying the PMO’s “informal interaction” with the electoral commissioners. The ministry said the November 16 meeting was to finalize the Cabinet note on some of the reforms and was held virtually. The ensuing interaction, he added, with the chief electoral commissioner and two […]

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CEC not summoned to meet PM’s office: Ministry of Law

The ministry said several ECI proposals for electoral reforms have been pending for a long time and CECs have written to the Minister of Justice on several occasions since 2011 asking that the matter be considered. A day after a controversy erupted over India’s electoral commission being invited to attend a meeting with the prime […]

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CEC and EC interacted with Prime Minister’s office after Justice Ministry memo: report

The three senior Electoral Commission officials joined an online ‘informal interaction’ convened by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on November 16 despite expressing reservations, the Indian Express reported on Friday, raising questions of propriety on the relationship of the executive to a constitutional government. body. Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra and the two Election Commissioners, […]

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Supreme Court asks Justice Ministry to set up motor vehicle appeals courts to bring compensation cases to high courts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the creation of motor vehicle appeals courts to adjudicate cases relating to the payment of compensation to victims of road accidents. The court said it was doing so due to the large number of pending High Court appeals filed under the Motor Vehicle Act regarding compensation. The Divisional Chamber […]

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Ministry of Law Proposes Summary for Appointment of New NAB Chairman – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Law and Justice has initiated a process of appointing the new Chairman of the National Accountability Office (NAB) and forwarded the summary to Chairman Dr Arif Alvi for approval. The term of the outgoing president, Judge Javed Iqbal, expired in October. However, the government extended his term with a presidential ordinance. […]

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The sports policy will be sent to the Ministry of Law for verification

ISLAMABAD: The proposed national sports policy for 2021 will be approved by the Ministry of Justice in order to avoid any legal implications after implementation. During a high-level meeting on Friday evening, Prime Minister Imran Khan was briefed on the plans of the Ministry of Interprovincial Coordination to implement the new sports policy in order […]

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Department of Justice Launches Awards to Celebrate Achievements of Women in Law – Must Read

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Law and Justice organized the first ever Women Lawyers Awards to highlight and recognize the achievements of women in the legal profession in Islamabad. The awards were organized in partnership with Group Development Pakistan, Women in Law Initiative Pakistan, the Australian High Commission and the British High Commission. The event […]

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Ministry of Justice notifies transfer of Madras HC Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to Meghalaya High Court

The Justice Ministry on Monday notified the transfer of Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to the Meghalaya High Court after President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the Supreme Court Collegium’s transfer recommendation. “In exercise of authority conferred by clause (1) of Article 222 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consultation with the […]

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NCM Bill sent to Justice Department for verification

ISLAMABAD: The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) bill has been finalized and has been sent to the Ministry of Law and Justice for verification, said the secretary of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Ejaz Khan Jaffar. Speaking at a meeting chaired by (NCM) President Chela Ram Kewlani, he said the ministry […]

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Single spectrum load: DoT and Justice Department support withdrawal from court cases

If the Department of Telecommunications is able to withdraw the case relating to the single spectrum fees (OTSC) in the amount of Rs 40,000 crore against the telecommunications operators, for which it is actively discussing with the ministry of the law, then he could succeed in burying the legacy problems of the sector. The beneficiaries […]

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8 judges elevated as chief judges of high courts, according to the Ministry of Justice

Eight judges were promoted to chief justices of various high courts. (Representative) New Delhi: Eight judges were promoted to chief justices of various high courts on Saturday. Five chief justices were also transferred to various high courts, the justice ministry said. Judge Rajesh Bindal, Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Calcutta, has been […]

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The Ministry of Justice notifies the transfer of 15 judges in 11 High Courts

In a major upheaval, the Ministry of Justice on Tuesday notified the transfers of 15 judges to 11 High Courts. The transfer orders, recommended by the Supreme Court college about a fortnight ago, were posted on the Department of Justice (DoJ) website. According to the DoJ’s list, Judge Jaswant Singh of the High Court of […]

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Reeta Vasishta appointed new legislative secretary at the Ministry of Justice

Reeta Vasishta, Senior Legal Officer, India, has been appointed as the new Legislative Secretary in the Department of Law. Vasishta was until now an additional secretary in the legislative department of the ministry and she assumed her new responsibilities on Monday. The post of legislative secretary had been vacant since early May following the death […]

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The ECI awaits the green light from the Ministry of Justice to cancel the registration of inactive parties

This raises concerns about the possible misuse of the IT exemption by those who do not stand for election On September 23, the Election Commission notified the updated list of registered political parties, which included 2,796 unrecognized registered parties, when it requested power to deregister inactive parties. The EC has expressed concern about the possible […]

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Court requests Justice Department report on approval of liability rules – Journal

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday requested a report from the Federal Ministry of Law and Justice on the approval of the draft national liability rules. When a two-judge bench led by Judge Mohammad Iqbal Kalhoro filed a motion requesting the formation of rules under the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO), 1999 for hearing, a […]

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Justice ministry seeks to increase number of judges: Anisul

To date, 47 courts for the prevention of repression of women and children, 2 special anti-terrorism courts, 7 cyber courts and 7 anti-trafficking courts have been established. TBS Report September 14, 2021, 8:40 PM Last modification: September 14, 2021, 8:44 PM Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Photo: Collected “> Justice Minister Anisul Huq. Photo: Collected The […]

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Justice Department suspended Khaleda’s sentences for another 6 months

Khaleda Zia. – New Age file photo. Justice Minister Anisul Haque said on Sunday that the ministry had given its opinion on suspending the sentences of Bangladesh Nationalist Party Chairman Khaleda Zia for another six months.“If Khaleda Zia wants to undergo treatment abroad, she will have to go further to prison and reapply. It depends […]

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ECI at the Ministry of Law: give us the power to deregister deceased political parties

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the Ministry of Law to give it the power to strike off political parties that have not participated in an election in recent years. According to the ECI, 2,700 parties are registered but not recognized. (Representative archive photo) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the […]

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Redrawing J&K Polls Map: Law Says EC Work, Justice Department Declares Boundaries Panel

AN APPARENT discrepancy between the Union Government Order establishing the Boundary Commission and the J&K Reorganization Act could cast a shadow over the reshuffling of assembly seats in the state, a key element in reviving the political process there. The J&K Reorganization Act 2019, under Section 60(1), gives the Electoral Commission (EC) the task of […]

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Justice Department Notifies Judge Sheikh as SC Ad Hoc Judge

ISLAMABAD: The Law and Justice Ministry issued a notification on Monday appointing the Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court (SHC) Ahmed Ali Sheikh as the ad hoc Supreme Court judge for one year despite his refusal. “In the exercise of the powers conferred by Article 182 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of […]

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Business News | Stock market and stock market news | Financial news

Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Yes Bank INE528G01035, OUIBANQUE, 532648 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Suzlon Energy INE040H01021, SUZLON, 532667 TataTeleservice INE517B01013, TTML, 532371 Vodafone idea INE669E01016, IDEA, 532822 Search for quotes, news, net asset values ​​of mutual funds Yes Bank INE528G01035, OUIBANQUE, 532648 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Suzlon […]

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SC gave no response to 13 Justice Department letters, NA said

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly lawmakers were told on Monday that the Supreme Court and the Federal Judicial Academy have yet to respond to 13 letters from the Justice Department requesting answers on the name and number of cities where model courts were currently working. In response to questions posed by MP Tahira Aurangzeb, Law and Justice […]

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Justice Department Releases Hindi Translations of 13 Laws, Including Farm Laws, Transgender Law and FCRA Amendment

The Department of Law and Justice has published the Hindi translation of 13 laws, including the Agricultural Laws, the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Law and the FCRA Amendment Law. These will be deemed to be the authoritative texts in Hindi under clause (a) of subsection (1) of section 5 of the Official Languages ​​Act, […]

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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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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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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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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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The Law Department selects 52 laws for review; uses other government departments for advice on them

The Department of Justice has identified 52 laws for review, including the Code of Civil Procedure, the Indian Succession Law, the Hindu Marriage Law, the 1937 Law on the Application of Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) and the Indian contract law. He contacted all ministries and departments, seeking their opinion on the relevance of these laws […]

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EC urges Ministry of Justice to address ongoing electoral reforms

India’s Election Commission has sent a fresh reminder to the Justice Ministry, asking for a “prompt review” of key electoral reforms pending with the government. At least 40 electoral reform proposals made by the commission are pending approval. In a communication sent to Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on May 17, the new chief election […]

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Department of Justice authorizes RBF to impose health tax on tobacco products

PESHAWAR: The Ministry of Law and Justice authorized the Federal Council of Revenue [FBR] to impose the health tax on tobacco products by an ordinary bill or by an ordinance before the next budget. In response to a letter from the RBF, the Justice Department said the proposed federal health tax would fall under the […]

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Law Ministry teleconsultation service now responds to pandemic and lockdown questions

A Law Department teleconsultation service launched to help rural residents obtain pre-litigation legal advice from a panel of lawyers is now receiving calls from people seeking solutions to issues arising from the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown in various parts of the country. People have called various local tele-law program centers looking for solutions to various […]

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Sushil Chandra appointed chief election commissioner: Department of Justice

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra was appointed chief election commissioner next Monday, the Justice Department announced. According to a statement issued by the legislative department of the ministry, Chandra will take office on April 13. Incumbent Sunil Arora will step down on Monday. Chandra was appointed Election Commissioner on February […]

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Pandemic has resulted in paperless court mechanism: Department of Justice

The coronavirus pandemic has created an environmentally friendly and paperless jurisdictional mechanism that has added convenience to citizens, a senior Justice Department official said. Addressing a virtual event on Friday to launch a new website for judgments and e-filing, Law Ministry Secretary (Justice) Barun Mitra said the pandemic had also helped to […]

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Union budget 2021: Ministry of Justice obtains allocation for the purchase of EVM by the EC

The electoral commission will receive Rs 1,000 crore in the next financial year for the purchase of new electronic voting machines, according to the Union budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday. “The provision is intended to provide funds to the electoral commission for the purchase of voting units, control units and paper […]

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Ministry of Justice secures Rs 1,005 crore for polling body to purchase voting materials

A control unit, at least on the voting union, a VVPAT or paper track machines constitute an EVM (File) New Delhi: The Union Law Ministry has been allocated Rs 1,005 crore in the central budget to provide funds to the Election Commission for the purchase of Voting Units, Control Units and Control Units. Voter Verifiable […]

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Budget 2021: the Ministry of Justice obtains an allocation for the purchase of GEV by the EC

The Union Law Ministry has been allocated Rs 1,005 crore from the central budget to provide funds to the Election Commission for the purchase of voting units, control units and voting units. Voter Verifiable Papers Audit Testing (VVPATS), and ancillary expenses on EVMs and the destruction of obsolete Voting Machines. A control unit, at least […]

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The Ministry of Justice in favor of contesting the verdict of the Pca court

The government is likely to challenge the arbitration award announced by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, in the Vodafone tax dispute. Sources told CNBC-TV18 that the Law Department is in favor of the Indian government challenging the Rs 20,000 crore tax dispute in Singapore’s High Court. “The Legal Secretary informed the […]