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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]