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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reviving the Law Commission of Canada

The federal government believes it needs to rely more on evidence-based policy. Buried in Budget 2021 is a promise to revive the Law Commission of Canada, an independent body first created in 1971 to provide advice on law reform to the Canadian government. This commission was closed in 1992 as a cost saving measure under […]

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Lawyers praise Ottawa’s relaunch of the Law Commission of Canada

FOLRAC, which includes seven law reform organizations across Canada, from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, generally makes its recommendations to the justice minister, Howie says. “Having a federal law reform agency is excellent in terms of both questions of national significance, or [for] matters that fall exclusively under federal jurisdiction and that provincial law reform […]