The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

Disabilities Act 2016 Analysis: An attempt to transform 80 million Indian’s lives

Did you know, one in 12 families has a person with Disabilities!? Background Once in our life, we all have been influenced by great works of Stephen Hawking, S Jaipal Reddy (once India’s Union Minister), Ravindra Jain, a revered  Bollywood music artist, actor Abhishek Bachchan, Hellen Keller, John Nash (schizophrenic Nobel prize winner economist). You […]

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Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act

A detailed study of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960

Chapter I- Preliminary The first chapter deals with the short title, extent, and commencement of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. This Act could also be called the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, and applies to the entire of India. It defines some key terms essential for the understanding of this Act, […]

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THE RELEVANCE OF THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948

THE RELEVANCE OF THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948

Introduction With the advent of factories, many mal labor practices against workers must be taken into consideration for the protection of labor. Factories Act, 1948 is one such attempt. The Factories Act, 1948 focuses on health, safety, service conditions, welfare conditions of workers. This act is applicable where factories have more than 10 people and […]

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The Model Tenancy Act Draft aiming to transform the lives of tenants and landowners for the good!

The Model Tenancy Act Draft aiming to transform the lives of tenants and landowners for the good!

Provisions of the Tenancy Law that now every tenant and landowner needs to know NOW! The draft for Model Tenancy Act was out in 2019, and the Ministry of Housing and Minister Affairs recently told that they will be soon approaching the Cabinet for its approval. Since its first announcement, various eminent real estate personalities […]

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Legislation for Employee Compensation in India

Legislation for Employee Compensation in India

Introduction With the advent of British laws in India,  legislation related to employee compensation used to prevail. The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 was the first legislation enacted to deal with this concept. After the industrial revolution, there is an increase in the use of electricity, steam powers, dangerous machines. This often led to certain accidents […]

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Lokpal and Lokayuktas under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013

Lokpal and Lokayuktas under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013

What are Lokpal and Lokayuktas? The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 mandated for the establishment of Lokpal at the Union level and Lokayukta at the State level. Lokpal and Lokayuktas are statutory bodies and these don’t have any constitutional status. These institutions perform the function and role of an “Ombudsman” (an official appointed to investigate […]

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Mental Healthcare Act 2017

Mental Healthcare Act 2017: An Analysis

OVERVIEW [Trigger Warning: Talks about mental health ] You might have experienced some fear, anxiety, and depressive thoughts before entering a stage or after a traumatic experience. The reasons may sound simple and harmless, but the roots of our messed up thoughts dive deep in our history, surrounding environment, and cognition abilities. It gets severe […]

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Amendments in IBC

Amendments in IBC (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code)

Introduction Navrang Saini, a board member of IBBI, recently said that IBC’s jurisprudence is still developing. Since the commencement of the code, there have been several Amendments in IBC (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code). In the wake of coronavirus, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Ordinance 2020 has come as a  relief package for Micro, small and medium […]

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