Law Commission flags 'significant deficiencies' in Epidemic Diseases Act, calls for its overhaul

12 Feb 2024 4:00 PM GMT
New Delhi: Flagging "significant deficiencies" in the Epidemic Diseases Act, the Law Commission has recommended to the government that either the law...

Criminal defamation as an offence be retained as part of criminal laws: Law panel

2 Feb 2024 1:39 PM GMT
New Delhi: The Law Commission has recommended that criminal defamation should be retained within the scheme of criminal laws in India. In its report...

Not advisable to tinker with existing age of consent under POCSO Act: Law Commission to government

29 Sep 2023 1:35 PM GMT
New Delhi: The Law Commission has advised the government not to tinker with the existing age of consent under the POCSO Act and suggested introducing...

AIMPLB members finalise draft opposing UCC to be submitted to law panel

28 Jun 2023 12:30 PM GMT
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for a Uniform Civil Code, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is locked in hectic...

Delhi High Court refuses to entertain PIL seeking uniform judicial code in courts across nation

18 April 2023 10:00 AM GMT
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to the Law Commission to prepare a comprehensive report on uniform...

No decision as of now on implementation of uniform civil code: Rijiju

2 Feb 2023 3:10 PM GMT
New Delhi: There has been no decision "as of now" on the implementation of a uniform civil code in the country, the government informed Rajya Sabha on...
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