Preventive Detention : Supreme Court Judgement

Preventive Detention: Preventive detention, the dreaded power of the State to restrain a person without trial, could be used only to prevent public disorder, the Supreme Court held in a judgment. Preventive detention is a necessary evil only to prevent public disorder. The court must ensure that the facts brought before it directly and inevitably […]

The Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill

The Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill: New Zealand has introduced legislation seeking to ban conversion therapy, which refers to the practice of trying to “cure” people of their sexuality, gender expression, or LGBTQI identity. The Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill aims at preventing any harm caused by conversion therapy and promote healthy discussions on gender […]

General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill 2021

The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill 2021: The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The Bill will amend the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act, 1972. The Bill proposes three amendments. The first aims to omit the proviso to Section 10B of the Act […]

Commission For Air Quality Management In National Capital Region And Adjoining Areas Bill 2021

The Commission For Air Quality Management In National Capital Region And Adjoining Areas Bill 2021: The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill 2021 was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The bill aims for the constitution of a commission for better […]

Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021: Rajya Sabha has passed the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to bring changes in the legislation aimed at helping the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector. It has incorporated many suggestions from the UK Sinha Committee. Key Provisions of the Bill: Change in the Definitions: It amends the definitions […]

Commissions Of Inquiry Act, 1952

The Commissions Of Inquiry Act, 1952: The West Bengal government has set up a Commission of Inquiry (Lokur Commission), under the 1952 Act, to look into the alleged surveillance of phones using the Pegasus spyware developed by the Israeli cyber-intelligence company NSO Group. The Commission will look into the alleged breach of privacy of several […]