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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Make the Law Commission a statutory or constitutional body: Madras HC

The Madras High Court suggested that the Center make the Law Commission of India a statutory or constitutional body, within six months. The government allocates more funds and infrastructure to the research commission and appoints a chairman and members of it within three months, failing which the principal secretary and the secretary of the department’s […]

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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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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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Population Control Bill: UP Law Commission classifies suggestions into 53 categories

The State Law Commission classified the suggestions it received on its draft population control bill into 53 categories that range from allowing a third child to a couple who have two daughters and if one of the two children is physically disabled. State Law Commission Chairman Justice AN Mittal, a former Allahabad High Court Judge, […]

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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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UP Law Commission drafts bill to control population growth

The Uttar Pradesh Law Commission is considering a proposal to introduce an LA to control population growth. The chairman of the Law Commission, Aditya Nath Mittal, said there should be control over the increase in population as it creates problems in the state. Judge Mittal, a former high court judge in Allahabad, is drafting a […]

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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 […]