Law Commission of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Law Commission of India

Law Commission of India is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body. It is truly an ad hoc and advisory body whose work is to do research and make recommendations for law reforms such as amendments and updations of prevalent and inherited laws. None of these recommendations is binding upon the Government. How Law Commission ..

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Law Commission of India

Law Commission of India is an executive body which advices the ministry of law and justice on matters of legal reforms. For this purpose, it may undertake review of the existing laws, either upon reference made to it by the centre or suo motu. It also identifies obsolete laws and recommends their repeal. It has ..

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Union Cabinet approves the constitution of 22nd Law Commission of India

The Union Cabinet of India recently approved to constitute the 22nd Law Commission of India. The term of the proposed Law Commission is three years. The term of the previous law Commission, which was headed by Retired Justice B.S. Chauhan, ended last August. A retired Supreme Court judge or Chief Justice of a High Court ..

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22nd Law Commission of India approved by the Union Cabinet

On February 19, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the 22nd Law Commission of India. The commission has been approved for a period of three years. Highlights The 22nd Law Commission will consist of a full time Chairperson. It has four full time members. Also, secretaries from Department of Legal Affairs and Legislative department. Law Commission ..

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Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill approved by Union Cabinet

On February 18, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) bill. The bill proposes to establish a national registry. Highlights The bill aims at setting up of a national board and as state board to implement a legal framework. The bill also proposes to establish a central data base of banks and ..

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Reforming the Law Commission

The Law Commission of India is a non-constitutional, non-statutory body constituted by the Government of India from time to time. It was originally constituted in 1955 and is re-constituted every three years. Colonial Legacy The Law Commission’s origin can be traced to British times. When the British rulers unified the three presidencies of Madras, Bombay ..

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Appointments and Removal Process of the Election Commissioners and Trust Deficit Among Political Parties

Often it is said that the root problem of trust deficit of opposition parties especially the regional parties towards Election Commission lies at the flawed system of appointment of Election Commissioners. The Root Problem The Election Commissioners are appointed unilaterally by the government of the day. The governments for long haven’t paid heed to the ..

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