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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Single spectrum load: DoT and Justice Department support withdrawal from court cases

If the Department of Telecommunications is able to withdraw the case relating to the single spectrum fees (OTSC) in the amount of Rs 40,000 crore against the telecommunications operators, for which it is actively discussing with the ministry of the law, then he could succeed in burying the legacy problems of the sector. The beneficiaries […]

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Reeta Vasishta appointed new legislative secretary at the Ministry of Justice

Reeta Vasishta, Senior Legal Officer, India, has been appointed as the new Legislative Secretary in the Department of Law. Vasishta was until now an additional secretary in the legislative department of the ministry and she assumed her new responsibilities on Monday. The post of legislative secretary had been vacant since early May following the death […]

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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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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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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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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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Department of Justice authorizes RBF to impose health tax on tobacco products

PESHAWAR: The Ministry of Law and Justice authorized the Federal Council of Revenue [FBR] to impose the health tax on tobacco products by an ordinary bill or by an ordinance before the next budget. In response to a letter from the RBF, the Justice Department said the proposed federal health tax would fall under the […]

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Union budget 2021: Ministry of Justice obtains allocation for the purchase of EVM by the EC

The electoral commission will receive Rs 1,000 crore in the next financial year for the purchase of new electronic voting machines, according to the Union budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday. “The provision is intended to provide funds to the electoral commission for the purchase of voting units, control units and paper […]

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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 […]