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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]