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INDIA-Bar Council Of Delhi Welcomes SC Judgement Retracting Disciplinary Rules Against Lawyers

The Bar Council of Delhi welcomed the SC court’s verdict retracting certain disciplinary rules against advocates, including debarring a lawyer from practicing. The Delhi High Court claimed that it resulted in the disintegration of the Judicial system and Judiciary itself if the bar was irresponsible. The court also observed that the criticization of judges publicly by lawyers was becoming a common occurrence and that it was bad practice. The court, however, concluded that the Bar had their own mechanism of dealing with such issues and that external interference was not welcome.

INDIA- Law Banning Open Drinking, Cooking On Goa Beaches Passed By Assembly

A law banning open drinking, cooking and littering in tourist places has been implemented. Violators of this law will be charged Rs 2,000 for single individuals and Rs 10,000 for a group. In addition, stores selling liquor have been barred from selling takeaway liquor in tourist destinations. The Goa Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) welcomed the bill but said that responsibility was a necessity for the law to suit its purpose. The TTAG also pointed out that they needed to manage domestic tourism so as not to destroy their hospitable culture.

USA- Several Hundred Student Busted In the USA For Immigration Rules Violation

The Department of Homeland Security set up a fake University as bait to trap and identify recruiters and entities engaged in immigration fraud. According to the American Telegu Association, eight recruiters were charged with participating in a conspiracy to help 600 students to stay illegally in the U.S.A. Following the Feud, the council is expected to conduct an operation to guide students on illegal deals to that offered places to stay in the USA illegally.

UAE-What The Law Says About Illegal Telemarketing Calls

Unsolicited calls by telecommunication companies are insecurities we all face. In the UAE the freedom of telecommunication comes along with restrictions, which mainly aim towards protecting dignity and privacy of individuals and companies from negativity. There are several laws that mainly aim towards boosting data integrity campaigns. An example of such law is under 378 of the federal law NO 3 of 1987, it is a punishable offence for someone to share someone else’s data with no permission.

INDIA-Retired Judge Appointed As Special Officer By Gujarat Government

A retired Registrar General of the Gujarat High Court P R Patel who adjudicated the 2002 Godhra train burning case was appointed as a special officer by the Gujarat Government. Patel resumed his new job on January 1, 2019. The government has said that his appointment is a one-year contract based and that he was going to be paid the same salary before minus his pension. On a comment directed towards the Indian, Express Patel said that he would not take any judicial case and that he could deny giving opinions if asked. Patel clarified that his work mainly consisted of coordinating litigations of various departments of the Gujarat Government with the higher Judiciary.

AUSTRALIA-State Minister Fears ‘Big Stick’ Legislation Will Compel The Sale Of State-Owned Assets

The Queensland State government warned that the “big sick legislation” would be a drawback and could lead to the privatization of state-owned assets. In the meanwhile, Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor is yet to confirm that the Morrison government received 60 submissions for a new power generation asset program, which include coal, gas and hydro. The “big-stick” legislation has been criticized by many stakeholders alongside the Australian Industry Group who have warned it could leave taxpayers exposed to liabilities. The incorporation of the legislation is yet to be decided on February 2019.

INDIA-Justice Das Challenges Citizens To Know The Law

Justice T P Das of the Orissa High Court has challenged the citizens to know the law so that the country would run better. He claimed that if the citizens knew the law and how to apply it, then the world would be a better place. All this was said at the inauguration of “legal Spectra” the four-day 5th, while he was speaking as a guest speaker held at the SOA Deemed to be University here. Several law schools participated in the event.

CANADA-Canadian Law Firm Applies for a class action lawsuit against Apple In Relation To A facetime Bug

Montréal-based law firm Lambert Avocat Inc is seeking compensation from tech giant Apple in relation to a bug that enabled users to eavesdrop on the people they called. The company has applied a lawsuit in connection to the matter with the Superior Court of Québec. The lawsuit seeks compensation to users using facetime on apple devices including iPhone, iPad running iOS 12. Or Mac running macOS Mojave10.4.1 or later. In relation to the issue, apple has shut down the application in order to fix the problem.

INDIA-Dalit Alliance Wants Law Insulated From Future Judicial Review

During the release of a manifesto by The National Campaign For Dalit Human Rights, they called for the insulation of the law that was expected to protect the socially disadvantaged from future judicial reviews and scrapping of economic reservation. NCDHR general secretary N. Paul Divakar also told reporters that they wanted the Electoral Commission to ensure that there was fairness in the election ahead. There were several demands made by the party including enactment of laws to criminalize violence against inter-caste couples and ending discrimination in schools and phasing out of manual scavenging. Nathan said the NCDHR leaders planned to meet all national parties and several regional outfits with their manifesto.

UK-Transgender Couple Concerned UK Surrogacy Law Could Be A Huddle To Starting A Family

A transgender couple has shown concern about the surrogacy law which could be a major drawback for having kids. Hannah, who served the British army transitioned five years ago while Jake who is an actor transitioned a decade ago. The couple who have been together for three years now claim that they are eager to be parents but the UK surrogate law could slow the process since surrogates are not legally-bound to give away their baby when born. They are the child’s legal parent at birth.

INDIA-Workshop On Animal Rights Laws Held In Hyderabad

A two-day workshop at the Judicial Academy for the State of Telangana and the State of AP saw into the sensitization of various laws safeguarding the rights of animals to Judicial officers and magistrates of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. 23 attended the program which was conducted by Animal Law Centre (ALC).

INDIA-Bar Council Of Delhi Welcomes SC Judgement Retracting Disciplinary Rules Against Lawyers

The Bar council of Delhi welcomed the SC court’s verdict retracting certain disciplinary rules against advocates, including debarring a lawyer from practicing. The Delhi Apex Court claimed that it resulted in the disintegration of the Judicial system and Judiciary itself if the bar was irresponsible. The court also observed that the criticization of judges publicly by lawyers was becoming a common occurrence and that it was bad practice. The apex court, however, concluded that the Bar had their own mechanism of dealing with such issues and that external interference was not welcome.

INDIA-Delhi High Court Nullifies Retirement Age Of 57 For Commandant, Below Ranks In CRPF, ITBP, BSF

A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Sanjeev Narula nullified the rules which fixed 57 years as the retirement age for the commandant and below in the three Central and Allied Police Forces (CAPFs) — CRPF, BSF, and ITBP saying it was a discriminatory practice that “lowered morale.” The bench went on to say that its decision would also be applicable to all the other CAPFs including Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). It gave four months to the Ministry of Home Affairs, who were against the rules, to take the required steps towards their implementation. The also claimed that the Seventh Central Pay Commission (CPC) backed up the idea hence its effectiveness.

INDIA-Delhi HC Demands An Explanation On Why Hospital Details Are Not Made Online

The Delhi High court has demanded an explanation from Delhi’s principal Health Secretary, as to why hospital details such as ventilators at its medical centers and hospitals are not made available online. The High Court was not convinced that the Delhi Government was taking effective measure to look into the matter at hand concerning information mishandling hence it asked the minister to address the matter.

INDIA-Bombay HC Acquits A Man Booked For Homosexuality Back In 2009

The Bombay High Court has discharged a man, who was booked under IPC Section 377 by a woman 10 years ago for having a homosexual relationship with her husband. The High Court discharged him after claiming that the accused was charged under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which was no longer valid, and they, therefore, considered it as a grown man having a relationship in his own will.  The woman who had accused her husband of having an extramarital affair also accused her husband of domestic violence.

INDIA-11-year old Calls For A Game, PUBG Claiming It Promotes Cyber-bullying And Violence

Ahad Nizam, an 11-year old boy has approached the Bombay High Court through her mum to ban a game, PUBG claiming that it promotes cyber-bullying and bullying. Tanveer Nizam who is the boy’s lawyer claimed that the petition had also sought a direction to the central Government to form an Online Ethics Review Committee for periodical checking of such violence-oriented online content.

CANADA-Open Work Permit Pilot For Sponsored Spouses And Common-Law Partners In Canada Extended

Canada’s Federal Government yet to extend its Open Work Permit Pilot for sponsored spouses and common-law partners who are living in Canada and in the process of applying for permanent residence under the Spouse or Common-Law Partner in Canada Class.  The pilot allows eligible partners under Canada citizen sponsorship to apply for a work permit. In case of any questions about the work application permit, feel free to contact wp@canadavisa.com.

INDIA-Bombay High Court Restrains Indian-Origin UK Man From Pursuing Divorce Plea

The Bombay court has restrained a Manchester based man of Indian origin from proceeding with a divorce plea of his wife who had moved lived in India after the man withdrew her sponsorship hence preventing her from staying in the UK. The court ruled that the foreign court had no say in the matter whatsoever since the marriage was Hindu. In June 2014, the woman filed a petition against the man restitution of conjugal rights in a family Court in Thane.

INDIA-Madras High Court Orders Tamil Nadu Government To Pay Workers The Amount In The Same Profile Equally

The Madras High court has ordered the Tamil Nadu Government to pay the workers in the same profile equally regardless of whether temporary or permanent. This is due to a petition by Rajaselvan from Dindigul who was concerned that government departments like the High Court, public work and local administration departments employed many workers who ended up being exploited. Justices Sasidharan and Swaminathan, who heard the petition also ordered also ordered that the department directly recruit workers and pay them directly via the bank

U.S.A- Trump’s Tongue Slip Rise Suspicion Of Voter Fraud In Texas

There is a lot of suspicion over the U.S.A presidential race after Donald Trump accidentally claimed that “58,000” non-citizens voted in Texas with 95,000 non-citizens were registered to vote. In a Twitter post, Trump claimed that voter fraud was rampant and needed to be stopped. Chris Davies who is Texas Association of Elections Administrators told the press that is was possible that there might have been matching errors in the state-generated lists. In relation to the matter, a lot of people including top government official are expressing their views concerning the matter.

 

 

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