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3D Printing of Organs and Patent Concerns in India

Intellectual property rights are awarded to individuals over creative works: inventions, literature, writings, designs etc. These rights give the owner the right to protect the work from unauthorised use by others for a limited time until the owner has rights…

Application for registration of real estate projects under Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA). (Section 4)

INTRODUCTION The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act 2016 (RERA) was enacted by the Government of India on  26th  March 2016. The act came into effect from May 1, 2017. This is a central Act and based on the conclusive…

Steps to be taken by a Victim of workplace sexual harassment

Introduction to sexual harassment Sexual harassment is the behaviour of making a person uncomfortable with explicit or implicit sexual overtones, including unwelcome or inappropriate advances and promise of rewards/using of threats to obtain sexual favors. Sexual harassment includes a range…

Pre-trial procedure in criminal matters in India

Introduction Criminal Procedure Code can be divided into three parts, with reference to the stage of proceedings it deals with, which are, the pre-trial stage, the trial stage and the post-trial stage. A fundamental portion of the Criminal Procedure Code…

Bombay High Court Upholds the Constitutional Validity of RERA

RERA Act has been a point of controversy ever since its enactment. Having lived a very short life, the practicality of the Act should be used as the basis for judging its worth.Unless  practical cases come into play it is…

Grant, extension and revocation of registration under Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA)

One of the salient features of RERA is the requirement of registration of the real estate project with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (of the respective state) . Section 4 of RERA says that every ‘Promoter’ needs to make an…

What is Genocide in International law?

History Raphael Lemkin, born into a Polish Jewish family in 1900, experienced the physical and psychological horrors of the world wars in Western Europe and Poland. He was a lawyer,professor and author by profession. He dedicated his life to effecting…

CONCEPT OF PENDENTE LITE INTEREST IN ARBITRATION

INTRODUCTION Interest means money paid regularly at a particular rate for the use of money lent, or for delaying the repayment of a debt. In the court of law, pendente lite is a Latin term which means “awaiting the litigation”…

Registration and function of real estate agents under RERA.(Section 9 and Section 10 of Rera Act, 2016

INTRODUCTION The brokerage system occupies a prominent role and is an indispensable piece within the real estate sector. Simply stated, a broker is a middle-person who connects buyers and sellers of property and generally is compensated by a commision from…

CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF MEDIA TRIAL UNDER ARTICLE 19(1)(A) OF THE INDIA CONSTITUTION

Introduction  Media plays an important role in society and is known as “watchdog”, it occupies an important role in shaping the mood of the public. [1] Freedom of media is the flexibility of individuals to be educated on on-going issues.[2]…

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