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INDIA – Once A ‘Leave India’ Notice Has Been Issued To Foreigners, They Have To Leave The Country: Center

The Center told the Delhi High Court on Monday, May 13, 2019, that the person should leave the country regardless of having a valid visa to stay, once a “leave India” notice had been issued against a foreigner. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)’s submission to a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A J Bhambhani came at a hearing of a plea by a Pakistani woman’s husband, who was asked by the government to leave the country in the face of adverse security reports. The lawyers for the husband of the woman argued that she should not be deported as she was pending before the authorities to apply for Indian citizenship. The high court reserved its judgment after hearing both sides and extended its interim order of so far no coercive action against the woman.


INDIA – NCLT Rejects The Insolvency Petition Of ICICI Against The Unit Of Era Infra

The National Company Law Tribunal’s principal bench (NCLT) in New Delhi dismissed a request by ICICI Bank to initiate insolvency proceedings against Era Infrastructure India Ltd (EIIL), on the grounds that the bank had already claimed its dues in insolvency proceedings against EIIL’s parent and corporate guarantor Era Infra Engineering Pvt. Ltd. “Therefore, the petition cannot be entertained because of the duplicity of the claims,” said the order dated Tuesday, 07 May, 2019.


USA – Chilean Burglary Gangs In Southern California Are Causing Havoc, Law Enforcement Said

Throughout Southern California, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are joining forces to catch a new breed of brazen criminals using travel visas to loot homes, businesses, and automobiles into the US. Sophisticated gangs of Chilean nationals, dubbed by authorities as “burglary tourism,” are suspected of committing a string of thefts in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Orange counties, including a $ 1.2 million heist in March at a jewellery store in Laguna Niguel.


INDIA – CLAT Admit Card 2019: Consortium Of Law Universities Releases Hall Tickets For The Common Entrance Test; Check Website

National Law Universities Consortium released the 2019 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) hall ticket. The CLAT 2019 admit card can be downloaded from the official website by interested candidates willing to appear for the national law entrance exam. CLAT 2019 is planned to hold on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Candidates who qualify for this annual national law entry test will be eligible for graduate and postgraduate law courses admissions.


INDIA – MH CET Law Result 2019 Declared: Announced Results For The 5-Year LLB program; Check For Scores At

The Higher Education Directorate announced results for the 5-year LLB program on Monday, 13 May 2019 for the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra (MH CET) Law 2019. The results have been published on the official website and candidates who have appeared for the MH CET 2019 examination, which was conducted on 21 April, can check. Bharat Harne finished in the exams with a score of 138 out of 150, while Aarohi Saumya scored 137 in the second position. With a score of 136, Ninad Sunil Ajane finished third. The State Common Entrance Test Cell shall publish the full details of the admission counseling process.


USA – Houston Immigration Lawyer Accused of Massive Marriage Fraud

On Monday 13 May 2019, U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick of the Southern District of Texas announced a Houston-area immigration attorney was nabbed in a massive marriage fraud case involving nearly 100 defendants facing a total of 206 charges.


INDIA – Discontinuation Of Complaints Relating To Marginal Delays Adds To The Burden Of Litigation, Defeats Purpose of Ensuring Justice

The Supreme Court held that withdrawal of consumer complaints about marginal delays in filing or other technical reasons merely “adds to the litigation burden and defeats the purpose of ensuring justice.” In view of this statement, the apex court ordered the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) to restore a consumer complaint after an appeal was filed by Complainant Challenging the Order passed by NCDRC in which it dismissed the appeal filed by a flat buyer against a building company on non-representation of rejoinder and proof.


INDIA – Mehbooba Mufti Seeks Punishment In The Rape case Of  A 3-Year-Old Girl In Bandipora Under Sharia law

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chief and former CM of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti sought punishment under Sharia law in the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in the district of Bandipora and said she was “mortified” to hear of it. The minor girl allegedly was raped on May 9 in the Sumbal area of the Bandipora district of north Kashmir. To investigate the case, a special investigation team (SIT) was formed by the Jammu and Kashmir Police to investigate the incident. Protests against the incident broke out in a few places and people demanded exemplary immediate action against the alleged perpetrators.


CANADA – Giants Of Social Media Ignore The Law, Don’t Take Canada Seriously: Members Of Parliament

Politicians are increasingly concerned that giants of social media have become so large, powerful, and wealthy that they are effectively above the law — at least in a small country like Canada. Their concern was on display last week at a House of Commons Committee meeting on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, where Liberal MPs raked Google over the coals for their decision not to run any political ads during the federal election campaign this fall, rather than complying with a new law requiring them to keep an online ad register.


INDIA – Why Lawyers Send To The SC Copies Of The Law On Sexual Harassment

The media outlets last month broke the story of a woman alleged to have been sexually harassed by India’s Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The Supreme Court (SC) decided not to conduct an enquiry under the Sexual Harassment Prevention Act or the Vishaka Guidelines but instead set up an in-house committee to examine the complaint of the woman. However, some young lawyers from across the country have begun sending copies of India’s sexual harassment law to all 27 Supreme Court judges in an attempt to make them consider applying the law in the present case.


INDIA – Indian Subsistence Farmers Beat The Legal Team Of PepsiCo In A Fight For Potatoes

Sometimes the small beats the big, and that’s what happened in India on May 3, when PepsiCo withdrew its lawsuits against subsistence farmers in Gujarat who, he claimed, were infringing a potato patent. According to PepsiCo, only farmers who have a licensing agreement with the company can use these unique tubers. However, when the corporation sued farmers without permission whom it claimed were planting them, it set off a controversial firestorm in India. Reportedly, also now, the AIFF is saying that PepsiCo should pay “exemplary compensation” to the farmers for starting to sue them. In a statement, the organization wrote, “We also demand PepsiCo’s unconditional apology for such blatant violation of the seed freedoms of farmers.”


UNITED KINGDOM – The Ban On Puppy Farming ‘Lucy’s Law’ Is To Be Confirmed

Westminster is set to confirm a new law targeting so-called puppy farms run by unethical breeders and dealers. The bill, known as Lucy’s Law, will ban third-party sales of puppies and kittens. It will also ensure that anyone who buys or adopts a dog under the age of six months is dealing directly with the breeder or an animal rehoming centre rather than a pet shop or business dealer. The new rules that are being laid down in parliament on Monday 10 May 2019 require debate to be passed in both houses.


INDIA – BCI Chairman Calls On Lawyers To Support Silent Protest In The “Men Too” movement

Yesterday (Mon 13 May 2019), as part of the “Men Too Movement,” a silent protest is being held in the wake of recent allegations of sexual harassment levelled against India’s Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. A brief statement circulated online and signed off by Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra of the Bar Council of India (BCI) called on lawyers to support India Gate’s silent protest. It says, “Common lawyers who have confidence in the institution should also support the men’s movement and should gather at India Gate today at 4 pm to show solidarity with C.J.I. Mr Ranjan Gogoi.”


INDIA – No Change In Polling Time, Supreme Court says

On Monday, May 13, 2019, the Supreme Court declined to advance poll timing from 7 a.m. At 4:30 a.m. Or five a.m. For the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha polls, considering the heat wave and the holy month of Ramzan during which Muslims are fasting during the daytime. A Justice Bench Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna said a change in polling timing would create logistical issues for India’s Election Commission (ECI), as such betting polling starts as early as 7 a.m.


UNITED KINGDOM – A New Law Is About To Make UK Rent Significantly Cheaper

There’s so much to detest about the UK’s current rental market: Awful homeless flats, sky-rocketing rents, and a shortage of accountability for rogue landlords left renters in a wasteful situation. However, from June 1, 2019, at least the initial cost of renting is about to get cheaper as a new law — called the Tenants Fee Act — bans agents from charging huge fees to prospective tenants. Thanks to the Tenants Fee Act, which passed in February 2019.


INDIA – As Delhi High Court Chief Justice, Justice DN Patel Recommended (Read Collegium Resolution)

The Collegium of the Supreme Court recommended the appointment of Justice DN Patel as the Delhi High Court’s next chief justice. A resolution passed on Fri 10 May 2019 by the Collegium states “Mr.Justice D.N. Patel is a senior dubious judge at the Gujarat High Court and is currently working at the Jharkhand High Court on transfer. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium takes the view that Mr. Justice D.N. Patel is suitable in all respects for appointment as Delhi High Court Chief Justice.” The resolution was passed in view of current Chief Justice Rajendra Menon’s imminent retirement in June this year.


INDIA – Justice Akil Kureshi Endorsed For The Appointment Of Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh HC

The Collegium of the Supreme Court recommended that Justice Akil Kureshi be appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh. Given the imminent retirement of current Chief Justice SK Seth, Justice Kureshi was recommended to manage the Madhya Pradesh High Court. On June 9, the post will be vacant. After his transfer in November last year, Kureshi J, the Gujarat High Court’s senior judge, is currently serving as a Bombay High Court judge.


AUSTRALIA – Canberra Set 0ut To Recognize Animals As ‘Essential Beings’ That Can Feel And Perceive First In Australia

Pet owners who keep their dogs locked and do not allow them to exercise for more than one day may face a fine of up to $ 4,000 under sweeping changes that enshrine animal feelings in ACT legislation. According to the proposed laws, the ACT would become the country’s first jurisdiction to recognize animals as “essential beings,” the idea that animals can feel and perceive the world.


INDIA – As Chief Justice Of Himachal Pradesh HC, Justice V Ramasubramanian Recommended (Read Resolution)

The Collegium of the Supreme Court recommended the appointment of Justice V Ramasubramanian as the Himachal Pradesh High Court’s next chief justice. The recommendation was made because of Chief Justice Surya Kant Rao’s recently proposed elevation to the Supreme Court. To this end, on Friday, May 10, 2019, the Collegium Resolution states “Mr Justice V. Ramasubramanian is Madras High Court’s senior judge and currently operates at the Telangana High Court on transfer. Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium considers that Mr Justice V. Ramasubramanian is suitable for appointment as Chief Justice of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh in all respects. The Collegium is determined to recommend.” Furthermore, the Collegium also took into account the fact that currently there is only one High Court Chief Justice originally from the High Court of Madras to make his recommendation.


DUBAI – Medical Errors: How The UAE Legislation Protects Patients, Physicians

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is investigating a complaint from a Dubai expatriate whose young wife died at a private hospital in Dubai on May 9 during a hip replacement surgery. Betty Rita Fernandes, 42, had a congenital problem and when she was born, her hip was slightly displaced. The UAE law is unflinching when it comes to fixing liability for medical negligence and malpractice, according to a legal expert. The UAE is therefore continually striving to protect both patients and doctors by revising and amending the existing Medical Liability Law, Federal Law No. 10 of 2008. The New Medical Liability Law 2016 was promulgated instead of these amendments.




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