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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 […]

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Andrew Scott: Scottish Law Commission – discussion paper on hereditary titles: default and post-default

“A veritable maze” is how Professors Gretton and Reid described the execution arrangements of the standard titles. It is for this reason that the Scottish Law Commission’s (SLC) discussion paper on hereditary title law reform is a most welcome publication, writes Andrew Scott. The law relating to hereditary securities must be clear and easy to […]

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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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Law Commission recommends Automated Vehicles Act with new re

Following three rounds of consultation, the Commission has recommended that human drivers should not be legally responsible for road safety, with responsibility instead resting with the company providing the audiovisual systems, such as the car manufacturer or publishers of software. January 27, 2022 The Law Commission has published a joint report with the Scottish Law […]

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Self-driving car users should be immune to traffic offences, Law Commission says

Self-driving car users should be granted immunity from a wide range of traffic offences, UK law commissions have said. The Law Commission for England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have suggested drivers should not be prosecuted for a range of traffic offences, such as dangerous driving and going through red lights. They argue […]

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Automakers should be liable for driverless offenses, Law Commission says

Manufacturers of self-driving vehicles should face penalties if their system causes a crash, and not the passenger inside, UK legal bodies have recommended. The Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission have published a joint report making recommendations for the safe and responsible introduction of autonomous vehicles. He suggests the creation […]

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Legal committees present legal proposals for self-driving cars

The person occupying the driver’s seat of a self-driving car would be known as the “responsible user” under the proposed rules. Thus, they cannot be prosecuted for “offences resulting directly from the driving task”, including dangerous driving, speeding and crossing a red light. However, they must be insured, check the stability of any loads and […]

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Uniform Laws Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform privacy law for state-by-state passage as federal privacy bills languish – Privacy

As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. This year alone, twenty-one […]

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Data Matters Privacy Blog Uniform Law Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform personal data protection law for state-by-state adoption as federal privacy bills languish

introduction As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. In 2021, twenty-one […]

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Uniform Laws Commission proposes ‘reasonable’ uniform personal data protection law for state-by-state passage as federal privacy bills languish

introduction As data breaches become more common, the heightened public focus on privacy has led to a flurry of state-level activity on the issue. With a federal privacy bill languishing in Congress, states have taken the lead. California, Colorado and Virginia have all passed comprehensive privacy laws in the past three years. In 2021, twenty-one […]

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English Commercial court enforces DIFC court judgment under common law rules | K&L Gates LLP

The Commercial Court in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (Commercial Court) has granted a motion for summary judgment on a claim for enforcement in England of a judgment DIFC Courts (an English-language common law court in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), United Arab Emirates (UAE)). […]

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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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Scottish Law Commission – Discussion Paper on Hereditary Titles: Default and Post-Default

“A veritable maze” is how Professors Gretton and Reid described the standard warranty enforcement provisions. It is for this reason that the Scottish Law Commission’s (SLC) discussion paper on reforming the law of hereditary titles is a highly regarded publication. The law relating to hereditary securities must be clear and easy to understand. Unfortunately, in […]

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Law Commission finds English law supports smart contracts

Businesses can take comfort that smart contract technology can create legally binding agreements, but should be aware of remaining areas of uncertainty Towards the end of 2021, the Law Commission published a report entitled “Smart legal contracts: advisor to Government”. He concluded that the law of England and Wales can facilitate and support smart legal […]

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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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Law Commission advice on legal smart contracts: Can the laws of England and Wales cope with this emerging technology?

As the Law Commission said, smart legal contracts are set to revolutionize the way business is conducted. In light of this potential paradigm shift, the Law Commission has been asked to consider whether the existing legal framework in England and Wales can support the use of smart legal contracts and whether there are any uncertainties […]

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– The division of administrative law rules in favor of LDI in the franchise case of State Farm Hurricane Barry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2022 Louisiana’s Administrative Law Division recently ruled that Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon was justified in his decision to prevent State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (State Farm) from applying a hurricane deductible for certain losses caused by the hurricane. Barry in July 2019. Commissioner Donelon issued the cease-and-desist order in […]

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Administrative Law Division rules in favor of LDI in Hurricane Barry franchise case at State Farm | News

The Louisiana Administrative Law Division recently ruled that Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon was justified in his decision to prevent the State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (State Farm) from applying a hurricane deductible for certain losses caused by the Hurricane Barry in July 2019. Commissioner Donelon issued the cease and desist order in August 2019 […]

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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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Summary of advice from the Law in Government Commission on smart legal contracts

SMART CONTRACTS The Right to Government Commission’s opinion (November 2021) builds on the findings of the Legal Statement on Crypto-Assets and Smart Contracts (November 2019) issued by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce. In summary, the current UK legal framework already facilitates and supports the use of smart legal contracts (defined as “legally binding contracts in which […]

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Division of administrative law rules in favor of LDI in case of franchise

A truck maneuvers around this downed tree after strong gusts of wind dropped it in western Morgan City, La. Saturday morning, July 13, 2019. Most residents stayed off the roads as they were preparing for the rains from Hurricane Barry. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) BATON ROUGE — From the Louisiana Department of Insurance: Louisiana’s Administrative […]

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Decision on Uniform Civil Code is pending Law Commission report, Modi government tells HC Delhi

New Delhi: The Center would consider the need for a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and hold consultations with various stakeholders involved in the issue, once it receives a report from the Law Commission on the matter, the Narendra government said. Modi at the Delhi High Court. In a 12-page affidavit filed a week ago, the […]

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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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Bill proposed by the Law Commission for the use of computers in trials

Earlier, the government passed another law, “Use of Information Technology by Courts Act 2020,” to keep courts functional during the Covid pandemic January 03, 2022, 11:00 a.m. Last modification: 03 January 2022, 11:02 Representative image. Photo: Pixabay “> Representative image. Photo: Pixabay The Law Commission recommended the adoption of a new law entitled “Law on […]

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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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Dowry Needs New Look, SC Asks Law Commission To Consider Suggestions

The Supreme Court observed on Monday that the persistence of social evil like dowry requires much broader consideration and asked the law committee to consider the suggestions in a plea. Lawyer VK Biju argued before a bench led by Judge DY Chandrachud that a similar issue is pending before another bench in the higher court, […]

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Indirect Tax Newsletter – June 2021 – Regulatory Updates – GST Act – Taxation

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. REGULATORY UPDATES GST LAW NOTICE Notification n° 16/2021 – CT, of 01.06.2021. The CBIC has named 01.06.2021 from which Article 50 of the CGST Law of 2017, which imposes the payment of interest on net liabilities in […]

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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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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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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 Law Commission is reviewing the Arbitration Act 1996, the key legislation governing arbitrations in England and Wales.

The Law Commission recently announced a review of the Arbitration Act 1996, on the 25th anniversary of the law’s entry into force. The law has helped London become a preeminent destination for commercial arbitrations. However, it has been identified by the Law Commission as a piece of legislation that should be reviewed to ensure that […]

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Rada misses December vote on tax code for Ukrainian gambling law – Reuters

Reading time: 2 minutes The Verkhovna Rada missed its last opportunity to vote on the fiscal framework required to complete the pending technical provisions of Ukraine’s gambling law. Closing its hearings on Friday, December 17, the Rada did not vote on Bill 2713 – a proposal supported by Ukraine’s finance committee that finalizes the fiscal […]

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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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Hereditary securities reform is the subject of a new law commission paper

Professor Frankie McCarthy The Scottish Law Commission has today published a second discussion paper on reforming the law of security interests in land and buildings in Scotland. Patrimonial titles, often called “mortgages”, are essential to the economy. Without them, many people could not afford to buy their homes or expand their businesses. A hereditary security […]

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Law Commission tackles ‘rape myths’ | News

The Law Commission said it would seek to dispel “rape myths” that may have contributed to a significant drop in the number of rape prosecutions in recent years. The government announced earlier this year that it had asked the commission to review legislation, guidance and practice relating to the use of evidence in the prosecution […]

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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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Law Commission to review adjudication process for sexual offenses

The Law Commission has today [17 December 2021] launched a project to examine how evidence is used in sexual offense prosecutions and to counter misconceptions about sexual harm (“rape myths”). The Law Commission will review the law, guidelines and practices relating to the adjudication process in prosecutions for sexual offenses – including rape – and […]

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Law Commission to examine impact of ‘rape myths’ on criminal proceedings

Katie, 35, sexual abuse victim from Worcestershire. Waiting lists for victims of rape and serious sexual assault have reached their longest record, with some people having to wait two years for specialist support and advocacy. A project to counter misconceptions surrounding sexual abuse at trial has been announced by the Law Commission. The legal review […]

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Hospitality Investors Trust Bankruptcy – Notice to Investors

Investor Alert: Hospitality Investors Trust REIT Hospitality Investors Trust REIT and its operating partnership have filed for bankruptcy and investors are suing to recover their losses. NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA, June 23, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Last week, Hospitality Investors Trust and its operating partnership filed for redress under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy […]

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Tax proposal on the start-up law in Spain: details and analysis

Three years after its initial announcement, the Spanish government gave the green light to the “start-up law” and forwarded it to parliament. The bill that could be approved by mid-2022 is part of the reform package that Spain and the European Commission have agreed to in order for Spain to receive stimulus funds from the […]

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Law Commission recommends new law on who inherits property upon death

Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 2:07 PMPress Release: Law Commission Inheritance law, the law determining who inherits a person’s property upon death, needs to be reformed, concludes Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission in its report Il arotake I te āheinga ki ngā rawa a te tangata ka mate ana | Revision of […]

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Laws Unsuitable for Modern Blended Families: Law Commission

Laws must change to better accommodate stepfamilies who try to share property fairly after someone dies, according to the Law Commission. The commission worked on a report on inheritance law. It follows its review which recommended changes to the relationship property law, as the committee wants issues in both areas to be addressed together. His […]

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Review by the Law Commission of the English Arbitration Act 1996

Almost a quarter of a century after the English Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) came into force, the Law Commission has announced that it is carrying out a review of this key legislation. The law has undoubtedly played a key role in maintaining the position of England and in particular London as a leading destination […]

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The Law Commission confirms that the law of England and Wales can adapt to smart contracts | Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Law Commission concluded that existing legislation in England and Wales can accommodate smart contracts and that no legislative reform is required. It has published advice to the UK government and a separate summary of its findings on the subject. The Law Commission began its investigation into the ability of English law to accommodate both […]

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Indirect Taxation Newsletter – June 2021 – Regulatory News – Customs Law – Taxation

India: Indirect Taxation Newsletter – June 2021 – Regulatory News – Customs Law December 14, 2021 RSA Legal Solutions To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. OPINION Notification n ° 31/2021 – Cus, of 05.31.2021.The CBIC has extended the exemption from customs duties up to 08/31.2021 on the importation of Amphotericin B. […]

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Indirect Taxation Newsletter – June 2021 – Regulatory News – GST Law – Taxation

To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. REGULATORY UPDATES GST ACT OPINION Notification n ° 16/2021 – MOT, dated 01.06.2021. The CBIC appointed 01.06.2021 on which article 50 of the CGST law of 2017, which imposes the payment of interest on the net debt in cash, will come into force with retroactive […]

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Advocate General for Wales welcomes Law Commission’s recommendations for court reform

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Mick Antoniw MS. General Counsel & Minister of the Constitution The Advocate General for Wales said the Welsh Government “strongly supports” the Law Commission’s recommendations for an overhaul of the courts system in Wales. Mick Antoniw, MS of Pontypridd and Minister for the Constitution, welcomed the “basic principles of recommendations” submitted by […]

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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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The Law Commission recommends a unified court system in Wales

A new unified court system is set to be introduced in Wales to replace the current fragmented courts, the Law Commission announced today [9 December 2021]. A tribunal is a body set up to settle disputes, usually arising from decisions of public bodies. They bring justice to some of the most vulnerable people in society. […]

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Appointment of members to Law Commission under study, says Center

The government has informed the Supreme Court that the appointment of the chairman and members of the 22nd Law Commission of India, the highest body of government charged with recommending crucial legislative reforms, is under consideration. The establishment of the 22nd Law Commission was constituted by the government on February 21, 2020. However, no progress […]

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5 Things You Need To Know About… The Law Commission Paper On Smart Legal Contracts | White & Case LLP

1. What is the Legal Commission document on smart legal contracts? On November 25, 2021, the Law Commission released its opinion to the UK government on smart legal contracts (the “Paper“) (see here). Among other things, the paper examines how English law applies to smart legal contracts, and identifies particular areas of uncertainty and where […]

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UK Legal Commission to Review 1996 Arbitration Act | Morgan lewis

The UK Law Commission has announced that it will be reviewing the Arbitration Act 1996, the main law governing arbitrations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Law Commission has said its aim is to ensure that arbitration law remains clear, modern and effective in order to maintain the attractiveness of the UK as a […]

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Appointment of the chair of the Law Commission, members under consideration, according to the SC Center

The Union government told the Supreme Court that the appointment of the chairman and members of the Law Commission of India was under consideration by the authorities concerned and that there was no proposal for it. make it a statutory body. The Law Commission undertakes legal research and examines existing laws to reform and enact […]

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England: Law Commission proposes reforms against hate crimes with guarantees of freedom of expression

England: Law Commission proposes reforms against hate crimes with guarantees of freedom of expression Posted December 7, 2021 The Law Commission of England and Wales has announced recommendations to reform hate crime law to ensure that victims with disabilities and LGBT + have the same protections as victims with other protected characteristics. The commission also […]

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Women’s rights activists condemn Law Commission

Women’s rights activists have criticized the Law Commission for rejecting proposals to make misogyny a hate crime. The independent body, which recommends legal changes, argued the move would create “hierarchies of victims” and make it harder to prosecute rape and domestic violence. Currently, there are five protected characteristics under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 […]

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Campaign to make misogyny a hate crime rejected by the Law Commission | Women

A coalition of women’s rights activists have expressed disappointment and frustration after the Law Commission decided to reject a proposal to make misogyny a hate crime. The commission, an independent body which recommends legal changes for England and Wales, launched a consultation but concluded the decision would not address the ‘real problem’ of hostility or […]

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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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Dowry needs a fresh look, consider SC suggestions to Law Commission

New Delhi: The Supreme Court observed on Monday that the persistence of social evil like dowry requires much broader consideration and asked the law commission to consider the suggestions in a plea. Lawyer VK Biju argued before a panel headed by Judge DY Chandrachud that a similar matter was pending before another panel of the […]

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Supreme Court asks Law Commission to consider dowry law reforms

The Supreme Court said on Monday that prosecuting social evil like dowry requires law reform and asked the Law Commission to look into the matter. Appearing for petitioners Sabu Steephen and others, lawyer VK Biju argued before a bench headed by Judge DY Chandrachud that there should be a district-level dowry prohibition officer and that […]

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Dowry Needs New Look, SC Asks Legal Committee To Consider Suggestions

The Supreme Court observed on Monday that the persistence of social evil, such as dowry, requires much broader consideration and asked the law committee to consider the suggestions in a plea. Lawyer VK Biju argued before a bench led by Judge DY Chandrachud that a similar issue is pending before another bench of the highest […]

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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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UP Law Commission submits draft law on gram prahari

On Friday, the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission submitted the gram prahari bill to the state government and made a series of recommendations, including minimum qualification for their appointment, minimum age, essential physical condition, regular monthly remuneration and a separate law to deal with problems. related to gram prahari. As for the gram praharis, the commission […]

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Arbitration Law Under the Law Commission’s Microscope | News

The 25-year-old Arbitration Act may need reform in the face of competition from foreign jurisdictions, the Law Commission said today, announcing a review of the main legislation governing arbitrations in England, the Land of Wales and Northern Ireland. The review “aims to ensure that the UK remains at the forefront” of the international dispute resolution […]

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Law School Tax Clinic Receives $100,000 Grant – The Source

The Clinic for Low Income Taxpayersone of 11 legal clinics at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, recently received a $100,000 grant for 2022 from the Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent arm of the Internal Revenue Service. This is the maximum grant awarded under the program and […]

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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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UK Law Commission says English and Welsh laws apply to smart contracts

The UK Law Commission, responsible for overseeing laws in the UK and recommending reforms, has said England and Wales do not need legislative reform for smart legal contracts in the asset space digital. In an announcement on Thursday, the commission noted Smart contracts built using distributed ledger technology are permitted under current England and Wales […]

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An Indian has been elected to the UN Law Commission, but is India really contributing?

After weeks of preparatory work from the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations in New York, on November 12, 2021, Indian candidate for the International Law Commission Bimal N. Patel was successful elected at 76and session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He was among eleven nominees eligible for the eight seats […]

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UN elects first Thai member of International Law Commission

As a member of the International Law Commission, Dr. Vilawan will advance the topics of today’s challenges that are of concern to Thailand and the international community, and therefore require legal clarity, namely, the conclusion of treaties at the digital age, sea level rise, pandemics and the standard of fair and equitable treatment in international […]

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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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Indian Bimal Patel elected to International Law Commission

Professor Bimal Patel. Photo: Linkedin @professor-bimal-n-patel Professor Bimal N. Patel of India was elected to the International Law Commission, a body of legal experts of the United Nations, for a term of five years from January 1, 2023. He won the most votes in the Asia-Pacific region, with 163, out of 192, according to the […]

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Cypriot diplomat Andreas Mavroyiannis elected member of the United Nations International Law Commission for 2023-2027

Cypriot diplomat Andreas Mavroyiannis has been elected as a member of the United Nations International Law Commission for the 2023-2027 term. The term of the thirty-four members of the International Law Commission for the period 2017-2021 (extended until 2022) will expire at the end of 2022. The election of the members of the Commission for […]

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Roque loses bid for seat on International Law Commission

(1st UPDATE) “My candidacy for the ILC has been a tough one throughout the campaign, but we have met it head on. Unfortunately, we weren’t successful,” Duterte’s spokesman said shortly after the election. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque failed to win a seat on the United Nations (UN) International Law Commission (ILC) on Saturday, November 13. […]

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International Law Commission rejects Mohan Peiris’ candidacy for election

The International Law Commission (ILC) has rejected Sri Lanka’s nomination Mohan Peiris following a campaign calling on the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to reject his nomination. “Reject Mohan Peiris” #RejectHarryRoque #RejectMohanPeirisACCOUNTABILITY, NOT THEILC https://t.co/e5R9nJbLBO —iDEFEND (@iDEFENDhr) November 11, 2021 The International Truth and Justice Project (ITJP) has asked the UNGA to refuse the nomination […]

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Paparinskis of Latvia elected to the International Law Commission / Article

This is the first time that the Baltic States jointly nominate a candidate for the Commission. Following an active campaign, Mārtiņš Paparinskis managed to win one of the three vacant seats in the group of Eastern European States. there were seven candidates in all, but all three Baltic states threw their support behind Paparinskis. “By […]

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Harry Roque fails in his candidacy for a post at the International Law Commission │ GMA News Online

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque failed to secure a seat on the 34-member International Law Commission (ILC), the expert body that helps develop and codify international law. “My candidacy for ILC has been a difficult campaign throughout, but we have met it head on. Unfortunately, we have not been successful,” he said in a statement posted […]

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Egypt becomes a member of the International Law Commission for 2023-2027 – Foreign Affairs – Egypt

Permanent Representative of Egypt to the UN Oussama Abdel-Khalek. File photo Created by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 1947, the International Law Commission is charged with helping to develop and codify international law. The commission is composed of 34 experts with academic and legal expertise in the field of international law elected by […]

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Bimal Patel elected to International Law Commission for five-year term

New Delhi: Professor Bimal Patel, Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Raksha University and a member of India’s National Security Advisory Council, was elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term, in a hard-fought election disputed at the United Nations. “Heartfelt congratulations to Professor Bimal Patel @RakshaUni on his election to the International Law Commission as […]

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Egypt becomes a member of the International Law Commission 2023-2027

Ahmed Fathallah (Egypt) was elected a member of the International Law Commission 2023-2027, after obtaining 159 votes in the elections that took place in November 2021 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Egypt’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Osama Abdel Khaleq, said the Egyptian candidate represents Africa and that his victory came […]

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Harry Roque fails International Law Commission bid

Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque Jr. shares his remarks with President Rodrigo Duterte during a meeting at Malacañang Palace on October 4, 2021. Richard Madelo, Presidential Photo/File MANILA (2nd UPDATE)– Malacañang spokesman Harry Roque failed to win a seat on the International Law Commission, getting the fewest votes amid opposition to his candidacy by human rights […]

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Egypt becomes member of the International Law Commission 2023 – 2027

Ahmed Fathallah (Egypt) was elected member of the International Law Commission 2023-2027, after obtaining 159 votes in the elections held in November 2021 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Osama Abdel Khaleq said the Egyptian candidate represents Africa and his victory came after a very competitive […]

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Roque loses his candidacy for the seat of the International Law Commission

Philstar.com November 13, 2021 | 9:56 a.m. MANILA, Philippines – The presidential spokesman failed to secure a seat on the International Law Commission, garnering the fewest votes among 11 candidates from Asia-Pacific states for the eight seats available on the panel for the representatives from the region. Roque, a former human rights lawyer whose bid […]

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Bimal Patel of India elected to the UN International Law Commission

Bimal Patel received 163 votes in the United Nations General Assembly out of 192 members present and voting The United Nations: Professor Bimal Patel, Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Raksha University and member of India’s National Security Advisory Council, has been elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term starting January 1, 2023 when ‘a […]

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Harry Roque fails in his candidacy for the post of the International Law Commission │ GMA news online

Presidency spokesman Harry Roque failed to secure a seat on the 34-member International Law Commission (ILC), the body of experts who help develop and codify the international law. “My candidacy for the ILC has been a difficult campaign throughout, but we have faced it head-on. Unfortunately, we have not succeeded, ”he said in a statement […]