Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

Law Commission of India


How the current laws can shield doctors and police from violence

July 29, 2022 8:51 am

Amandeep Kapoor writes: It is time for a collective fight against the tyranny of malicious prosecution and tutored reporting. Preventive and substantive fear from these measures, taken effectively and repeatedly, will be the broad shoulders of solace for both the fraternities

Reforming the Law Commission: Govt should enshrine in law, the composition, tenure, functions and work procedure of the panel

August 29, 2019 7:49 am

It should be a predominantly jurists’ commission, not a retired judges’ collective with a sprinkling of legal scholarship and jurisprudential expertise.

Explained: Why is age of marriage different for men and women? The law, the debate

August 22, 2019 1:24 pm

Currently, the law prescribes that the minimum age of marriage is 21 and 18 years for men and women, respectively. The minimum age of marriage is distinct from the age of majority, which is gender-neutral.

After two-year consultation, Law Commission to finalise report on 'Family Law Reform'

August 01, 2018 3:42 am

With the two-year-long consultation process drawing to a close on July 31, the Law Commission is expected to finalise its report before the end of its term under Justice B S Chauhan on August 30, 2019.

Simultaneous polls against democracy, CPM writes to law panel

July 05, 2018 5:12 am

Yechury said holding the Lok Sabha and State Assembly elections together would require tampering with the Constitutional scheme of accountability of the government to the legislature.

Need to find why lesser number of rent suits are being filed: Law panel member

February 26, 2018 12:11 pm

While observing that those judges from Ahmedabad would be knowing this better, Justice Tripathi said, “Is it not a matter of behavioural study and find out that as to why people are doing this?

Law panel’s ‘piecemeal’ approach on UCC: Here’s how the Constituent Assembly discussed this

December 08, 2017 8:34 am

“Is it tyrannical? Nowhere in advanced Muslim countries the personal law of each minority has been recognised as so sacrosanct as to prevent the enactment of a Civil Code,” Munshi had said.

Law Commission to propose changes to make bail easy

May 22, 2017 5:18 pm

The law panel will recommend tweaking Section 436 A of the CrPC, among other changes.

Govt mulls bail law to limit courts’ discretion

September 17, 2015 6:04 am

Salman Khan’s bail had triggered a debate on how influential people manage to secure bail but the poor continue to languish in jail.

Landscape of the individual

September 14, 2015 12:28 am

Its boundaries must be inviolable. The state has no moral right to interfere with the life and death choices of informed, consenting adults.