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Know Why A Convention on Crimes Against Humanity?

New Delhi (ABC Live): Crimes Against Humanity : As noted in the proposal for the topic adopted by the Commission at its sixty-fifth session in 2013, in the field of international law three core crimes generally make up the jurisdiction of international criminal tribunals: war crimes; genocide; and crimes against humanity. Only two of these crimes (war crimes and genocide) …

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Hits and Misses of Prevention of Money Laundering Act

New Delhi (ABC Live): Prevention of Money Laundering Act : Two Judges’ Bench of the Indian Supreme Court decided a batch of writ petitions led by Writ Petition (Crl) No. 67 of 2017 titled Nikesh Tarachand Shah v. Union of India & Anr. [Nikesh Shah] in which it struck down the parts of Section 45 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 [PMLA] which concerned the grant …

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Know The UN Convention Against Corruption

New Delhi (ABC Live): UN Convention Against Corruption : The United Nations Convention against Corruption is the only legally binding universal anti-corruption instrument. The Convention’s far-reaching approach and the mandatory character of many of its provisions make it a unique tool for developing a comprehensive response to a global problem. The vast majority of United Nations Member States are parties …

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Know the Model Money Laundering Legislation

New Delhi (ABC Live): Model Money Laundering Legislation :This model law on money laundering and the financing of terrorism is the outcome of a joint effort of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It contains a comprehensive set of legal measures that a domestic law should include in order to prevent, …

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IBBI Amends Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons

New Delhi (ABC Live): Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process : The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has amended the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2017 yesterday. As per the Amendments, The Resolution Professional shall appoint Registered Valuers to determine the fair value and the liquidation value of the …

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Know the Legal Framework Governing Broiler Chickens

New Delhi (ABC Live): Legal Framework Governing Broiler Chickens : Since the last four decades the poultry business has been a backyard affair, but today, it has expanded into a massive industry. Broiler chickens are bred and raised to gain maximum body weight in the shortest period of time. Birds are bred through trait selection in order to achieve maximum …

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1.4 billion Women Lack Legal Protection Against Domestic Violence

Washington (ABC Live) : Legal Protection Against Domestic Violence : More than one billion women lack legal protection against domestic sexual violence, says new research from the World Bank. The study, Global and Regional Trends in Women’s Legal Protection against Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment, also found that close to 1.4 billion women lack legal protection against domestic economic violence. …

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Admission of Documents In Evidence : Analysis

New Delhi (ABC Live):  Admission of Documents In Evidence : Mahatma Gandhi ji said That There is no God higher than the truth . Introduction: Every Court of law is free to regulate its own affairs within the framework of law. There are catena of rulings of our Hon’ble Superior Courts as to receiving and marking of documents. Still, in …

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Know Doing Business Enforcing Contracts Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Enforcing Contracts Methodology : Doing Business Claims that It measures the time and cost for resolving a commercial dispute through a local first-instance court and the quality of judicial processes index, evaluating whether each economy has adopted a series of good practices that promote quality and efficiency in the court system. The data are collected …

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Know Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary

New Delhi (ABC Live): Independence Judiciary : Adopted by the Seventh United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders held at Milan from 26 August to 6 September 1985 and endorsed by General Assembly resolutions 40/32 of 29 November 1985 and 40/146 of 13 December 1985 Whereas in the Charter of the United Nations the peoples …

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