However, the Commission was of the view that it is not advisable to tinker with the existing age of consent under the POCSO Act.
The Law Commission recommended an amendment of Section 75 CPC and insertion of new Rule 10A, 10B and 10C in Order 26 to meet its objective that there should be a special provision empowering the court to issue commissions for conducting scientific inquiries, when such an inquiry is needed for determination of any issue before the court as observed in its Fifty-Fourth Law Commission Report.
On 14-6-2023, the 22nd Law Commission of India decided to solicit views and ideas of the public and recognized religious organizations about
Law on adverse possession in its current form ensures that there is always an owner to contentious land. This is precisely the reason why the law validates the claim of adverse possession made by the squatter only when the owner can be shown to have lost effective authority.
The Commission also recommended that the scheme of punishment provided under Section 124-A should be amended to ensure that it is brought in parity with the other offences under Chapter VI of the IPC.
by Bharat Chugh* & Taahaa Khan**
On 07.10.2016, the Law Commission of India notified a questionnaire inviting public to give their views for the revision and reform of
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Supreme Court: Showing serious concern over the routine appeals to the highest court that result in obstruction of the Constitutional role assigned
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