Law commission

Law Foundation of Ontario Appoints Representatives to Law Commission and Legal Education Network

Chugh served as a prosecutor at Akwesasne Court, participated in provincial offenses prosecutions in the City of Cornwall, and taught at the Iohahi: io Akwesasne Education and Training Institute. She has served on the Boards of Directors of the Supervised Access Facility at the York Center in Cornwall, CUREA / CURET and the Cornwall Standard […]

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SC to hear PIL for appointment of 22nd Law Commission chairperson and members

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea asking the Center to declare the Law Commission a “statutory body” and appoint the chair and panel members within a month. A bench of Chief Justice Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian addressed an opinion to the Advocacy Center of Chief Justice and […]

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SC calls on government to articulate pause in Law Commission appointments

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the interior and law ministries to explain the nearly three-year delay in appointments to the Law Commission. The positions of chair and members have been vacant since the 21st Law Commission of former Supreme Court Justice Justice BS Chauhan ended its term on August 31, 2018. The government approved […]

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Clients of shuttered law firm seek return of HK$100m

The Law Society closed Wong, Fung & Co on December 24. Seventy-nine families suffered losses of more than HK$100 million after the Law Society froze the account of a closed law firm. Wong, Fung & Co – one of Hong Kong’s largest conveyancing law firms – was closed on December 24 after a former […]

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Reform of the Public Service Misconduct Law Commission

Michael Sophocleous, Partner at Stokoe Partnership Lawyersanalyzes the reform proposed by the Law Commission and assesses its merits. Recent Law Commission recommendations to reform the “outmoded” and “not clear” old common law offense of misconduct in public office advances the argument that the changes are necessary in order to “clarify and modernize the law”, and […]