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  Law in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Civil Law is complex with each religion having its own specific laws which they adhere to.
Laws directed by the Central government and the Supreme Court of India are binding on all citizens of each state.
Dual nationality is prohibited under Indian nationality law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Law_in_India   (518 words)

  
 Dowry law in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In India, the payment of a dowry was prohibited in 1961 under Indian civil law.
The Dowry deaths law defines a "dowry death" as any of a wife in the first seven years of marriage where there is evidence that she had been put under unreasonable pressure to supply a dowry It provides for for prison sentences for over seven years for those causing dowry death.
This law makes it mandatory for the police to file charges against the husband, his parents and other relatives/friends (whoever being named on the complaint by the wife or her close relatives) and put them in jail.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Misuse_of_498A   (435 words)

  
 LLRX.com - Guide to Indian Laws
The primary source of law is in the enactments passed by the Parliament or the State Legislatures.
The AIR (All India Reporter) Manual of Central Laws is an exhaustive collection of laws enacted by the Parliament together with decisions of the Supreme Court and the High Court on these laws.
The National Law School of India University is one of the premier schools of law in India.
www.llrx.com /features/indian.htm   (3104 words)

  
 JURIST - India: Indian Law, Legal Research, Human Rights
Common law education in India began in 1857, when three universities with Law Departments were established in Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.
The Bar Council was made responsible for recognizing Universities whose degree in law would be qualification for a graduate's enrolment as an "advocate", a lawyer qualified to practice law in all courts and tribunals.
Of the law students who graduate from these institutions every year, only about one third join the legal profession (considered to be overcrowded with approximately 1,000,000 members), with others going to industry and other economic sectors.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /world/india.htm   (1085 words)

  
 new arbitration law in india   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Since mid-1991, India decided to move away from an apparent mixed economy stance to adopt market oriented reforms with the aim of integrating with the industrialized nations of the northern hemisphere.
The new law makes it very clear that the detailed rules found in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 regarding trial of suits and the provisions of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 pertaining to rules relating to evidence adduced in courts regarding relevancy, proof, and examination of witnesses shall not apply to arbitration proceedings.
In the latter case, the law agreed between the parties shall apply, failing which the tribunal shall apply the law that it considers appropriate.
www.globallawreview.com /art11.html   (2090 words)

  
 Software Piracy and the Law in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In India the laws against anti-piracy are well written but they need to be consistent, effective and properly implemented at all levels from both private and government agencies.
India Today says patent laws eliminate this loophole by providing protection irrespective of whether the work was independently created or copied.
In India, because of absence of concrete laws for protection of personal information over the Net, it seems essential to formulate the scope of an individual's "information rights," that is, the rights that individuals in India should possess regarding their personal information over the Net that is scattered about in various databases.
www.fresh-articles.com /cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/1/37   (7066 words)

  
 India :: Touro Law Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
During the middle of the nineteenth century, Shimla became the summer capital of India, chosen by the British Viceroy as a respite from the heat of Delhi.
India, with close to one-sixth of the world’s population, is a singularly important country to study, offering a 5000 year history alongside a modern, boisterous, vibrant democracy.
India is a vast, majestic country and, to many western eyes, mysterious, ancient and exotic.
www.tourolaw.edu /International/India   (411 words)

  
 IPR Law in India
In May of 2000, the government passed the Information Technology Act, a set of laws intended to provide a comprehensive regulatory environment for privacy in electronic commerce.
Article 19 which is titled "Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech, etc." deals with freedom of speech in its clause 1(a) "All citizens shall have the right to freedom of speech and expression".
The act also clarifies the powers of the police to enter and search public places, such as cyber cafés, without a warrant and to arrest suspects when they believe a cyber crime is being committed.
www.geocities.com /airswinger/Security.htm   (485 words)

  
 India
India law resource page with links to the India constitution, India government, India law firms, India law, India bar association, India legal research, India president, India courts, India legislature, and India law guide.
Fee-based internet provider of research "modules relating to Indian legal, tax, buisness, and regulatory issues." The legal databases include: case laws, legislation, rules, notifications, circulars, trade notices, practice directions, forms, reports and proceedings, FAQs, Indlaw articles, news, press notes, and more.
Maintained by Staff of Washburn University School of Law Library, Terms and Conditions
www.washlaw.edu /forint/asia/india.html   (278 words)

  
 Communal Riots: The State and Law in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Reports of the Seminar on "Communal Riots and the Role of Law Enforcement Agencies" organised in Bombay on 15-16January 1994 by the CFD (Delhi) and CSSS (Bombay) under the Convenership of Asghar Ali Engineer and Iqbal A. Ansari.
Judgements of Law Courts (1996) on Anti-Sikh Riots of Delhi,1984.
He is also the founder Secretary-General of the Minorities Council of India, which seeks to secure justice for minorities and their peaceful coexistence with the majority.
www.iosworld.org /ebk11.htm   (429 words)

  
 NASSCOM - IPR Law in India
Major changes to Indian Copyright Law were introduced in 1994 and came into effect from 10 May 1995.
The amendments to the Copyright Act introduced in June 1994 were in themselves, a landmark in the India's copyright arena.
Today, NASSCOM officers and those of these government agencies are committed to enforce copyright laws and eradicate the menace of software piracy.
www.nasscom.org /artdisplay.asp?cat_id=860   (436 words)

  
 Vinod Kothari on Indian securitisation law
This treatise is the first comprehensive and incisive coverage on the Indian law of securitisation, asset reconstruction and enforcement of security interests.
Besides dealing threadbare with the provisions of the law, the book provides the reader a thorough grasp of the concepts of securitisation, asset management and the rights of a secured lender.
Deals thread-bare with each section of this sensitive piece of law, exploring the intricacies, anomalies, and giving appropriate comparative view of common law, civil law and law in other countries.
www.vinodkothari.com /arcbook.htm   (1073 words)

  
 Law firm, Law firm India, Law firm for mergers and acquisitions in India, Law firms New Delhi, Corporates Lawyers India
Law firm, Law firm India, Law firm for mergers and acquisitions in India, Law firms New Delhi, Corporates Lawyers India
This website is not intended to be, nor is, a source or form of publicity, Advertisement or solicitation of work.
Law firm India, Corporate Lawyers India, Law firm for mergers and acquisitions, Law firm Delhi, Law firms India
www.kanthandassociates.com   (272 words)

  
 India - LAW FIRMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
HG Law Practice Ethics, liability and other Issues.
HG Law Related Services - Service providers and consultants
HG Vendors Every supplier of law related products
www.hg.org /firms-india.html   (58 words)

  
 GUIDE TO LAW ONLINE: India
Constitution of India (Parliament of India) in English
Extradition Treaty with India [PDF], (U.S. Government Printing Office) Treaty Doc.
Country Profile of India (U.S. Dept. of Labor) from By The Sweat and Toil of Children: A Report to Congress, Volume I (July 15, 1994)
www.loc.gov /law/guide/india.html   (398 words)

  
 The Government Law College
Recognizing the growing importance of India's capital markets and in keeping with its pioneering role in Indian legal education, GLC offers a one year Postgraduate Diploma Course in Securities Law.
Asian School of Cyber Laws in association with Government Law College, has launched the Diploma in Cyber Laws course.
Hon'ble Justice B N Srikrishna to speak on "Judicial Restraint" on 1 October
www.glc.edu   (109 words)

  
 Baker & McKenzie - Global E-Commerce Law -- India
Baker and McKenzie - Global E-Commerce Law -- India
Status: Presidential Assent June 19, 2000; Passed by both Houses of the Indian Parliament May, 2000; Introduced in Parliament December 15, 1999.
Guide To Law Online - India (U.S. Library of Congress)
www.bakernet.com /ecommerce/india-t.htm   (41 words)

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