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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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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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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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Dowry Needs New Look, SC Asks Law Commission To Consider Suggestions

The Supreme Court observed on Monday that the persistence of social evil like dowry requires much broader consideration and asked the law committee to consider the suggestions in a plea. Lawyer VK Biju argued before a bench led by Judge DY Chandrachud that a similar issue is pending before another bench in the higher court, […]

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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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Appointment of members to Law Commission under study, says Center

The government has informed the Supreme Court that the appointment of the chairman and members of the 22nd Law Commission of India, the highest body of government charged with recommending crucial legislative reforms, is under consideration. The establishment of the 22nd Law Commission was constituted by the government on February 21, 2020. However, no progress […]

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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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Supreme Court asks Law Commission to consider dowry law reforms

The Supreme Court said on Monday that prosecuting social evil like dowry requires law reform and asked the Law Commission to look into the matter. Appearing for petitioners Sabu Steephen and others, lawyer VK Biju argued before a bench headed by Judge DY Chandrachud that there should be a district-level dowry prohibition officer and that […]

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Dowry Needs New Look, SC Asks Legal Committee To Consider Suggestions

The Supreme Court observed on Monday that the persistence of social evil, such as dowry, requires much broader consideration and asked the law committee to consider the suggestions in a plea. Lawyer VK Biju argued before a bench led by Judge DY Chandrachud that a similar issue is pending before another bench of the highest […]

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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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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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Roque’s bid for International Law Commission seat is ‘shameless hypocrisy’

The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Lawyers (COLAP) has opposed the appointment of President Duterte’s spokesperson/legal adviser, Harry Roque, to the International Law Commission (ILC), an annex of the United Nations whose the function is “to initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of … encouraging the progressive development of international law and its […]

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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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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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Roque confirms being in New York for the International Law Commission bid

FLAG says presidential spokesperson ‘unworthy’ of consideration Presidential Spokesperson Herminio “Harry” Roque Jr. shares his remarks with President Rodrigo Duterte during a meeting with key members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) at Arcadia Active Lifestyle Center in Matina, Davao City on February 15, 2021. Joey Dalumpines, presidential photo MANILA – […]

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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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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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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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Revised Tax Penalties for Various Defaults Under UAE VAT Law – Taxation

United Arab Emirates: Revised tax penalties for various defaults under UAE VAT law May 12, 2021 Nexdigm Private Limited To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. The Cabinet of Ministers (CoM) gave a wonderful gift to UAE businesses on the occasion of Ramadan Eid by issuing Decision No. 49/2021 (new resolution) amending […]

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McConnell’s state bankruptcy remarks raise constitutional questions

Municipal finance experts say it may be unconstitutional for Congress to allow states to declare bankruptcy, and even if it is constitutional, it would be a bad idea. State and local finance experts say Congress may not have the right to grant states the ability to file for bankruptcy under the Constitution. They also argued […]

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SC to hear PIL for appointment of 22nd Law Commission chairperson and members

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea asking the Center to declare the Law Commission a “statutory body” and appoint the chair and panel members within a month. A bench of Chief Justice Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian addressed an opinion to the Advocacy Center of Chief Justice and […]

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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 […]