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Law Commission: “Speaking against the government is not sedition, the right to offend, criticize history is freedom of expression”

Emphasizing that “singing from the same book is not a benchmark of patriotism” in a democracy and that “people should be free to show affection for their country in their own way”, the Law Commission said that a no one should be charged with sedition for “simply expressing a thought which is not in accordance […]

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Personal laws cannot conflict with the Constitution: Law Commission

The Law Commission, in its consultation paper released Friday, said that personal laws, because they are enacted as laws, cannot be codified in a way that contradicts the Constitution. The Commission, however, clarified that certain issues such as polygamy, nikah halala, settlement of property of a Parsi woman for the benefit of children and adultery […]

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The Law Commission declares the electronic signature as valid as the handwritten signature

According to a consultation paper from the Law Commission of England and Wales, electronic signing of legal documents should be considered as legally binding as a handwritten signature, without the need for changing the law. The Law Commission further states that the electronic signature can even be valid when it is just a typed name […]

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The Law Commission confirms that electronic signatures are valid

To continue reading please Register Where connection to your OHW+ account. The Law Commission has confirmed that electronic signatures can be used to sign formal legal documents, such as employment contracts, in an effort to clear up some of the confusion about their validity. He said the lack of clarity in current legislation discourages organizations […]

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UK Law Commission says electronic signatures are as valid as handwritten signatures

What happened? The UK Law Commission has confirmed that electronic signatures can be used to sign formal legal contracts. What does it mean? By publishing his conclusions On the issue of e-signatures, the Law Commission, which acts as the UK government’s independent legal experts, said it aimed “to sweep away the current uncertainty in the […]

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How does a UK company perform a contract under English or Scottish law? – Contracts and commercial law

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Businesses north and south of the border often ask us how they should execute contracts. In both countries, subject to certain important exceptions, a contract need not be in writing. Legally binding contracts can be formed orally (eg […]

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How does a UK company execute a contract under English or Scottish law?

Businesses north and south of the border often ask us how they should execute contracts. In both countries, subject to some important exceptions, a contract does not need to be in writing. Legally binding contracts can be concluded orally (eg through telephone conversations) or in negotiation. But we will assume here that we have two […]