Category: Legal Articles

F.I.R: The First Report

Article by Mahak Sharma- B.COM LLB- UPES Abstract Before the Trial and the examination, Police need to be very clear that an offence is established. The information is being given to the Police Officer, a person approaches and give points of the offence. In general is called First Information Report(F.I.R) and is embedded in section

The Role of Provisions in Ensuring the Maintenance of Public Order and Tranquility: A LEGAL ANALYSIS

BY: KANIKA SHARMA, 50093096, BCOM LLB, 2nd year “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to manage conflict by peaceful means.” – Ronald Reagan The requirement for the proper working of a society is the maintenance of public order and tranquillity. It is a kind of safety, security and peace which a

Case Comment on HARVEY v. FACEY

COURT: Privy Council of Jamaica APPELANT: Harvey & Othrs. RESPONDENT: Facey & Othrs. CITATION: (1893) AC 552 BENCH: The Lord Chancellor, Lord Watson, Lord Hobhouse, Lord Macnaghten, Lord Morris, Lord Shand. [Delivered by Lord Morris] INTRODUCTION[1]: It is a significant case in the domain of the law of contract. It is an example of a

Cheque as A Negotiable Instrument

A STUDY OF LEGAL PROVISION Author: T. Bhavadharani, Government Law College, Madurai affiliated by Tamilnadu  Dr. Ambedkar Law University. INTRODUCTION:              Today, in this commercial world technologies are developed broadly.  The transactions in business are heavy for which we need safer and evidential proof.  It is a common practice for businessmen to make use of

ADR evolution in India

Author: Ashwin Singh, Student, Symbiosis Law School, Pune (Symbiosis International Deemed University) Introduction The Indian judiciary system dates back to thousands of years thus making it the oldest judiciary system in the world. In early Vedic times, laws were made keeping dharma in mind due to which people used to follow them for several years,

Transfer by Ostensible Owner: Section 41 of Transfer of Property Act

Author: Utkarsh Singh; Amity University, Lucknow I. Introduction Ostensible Ownership is a word that allows family members to purchase property in another family member’s name for the person’s future security. Section 41 contains the definition of the ostensible owner[1]. ‘Ostensible Ownership denotes ownership that may be seen via acts or words[2]. The concept of ostensible

The Implication of Section 29A of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code On Pre-Packaged Insolvency

Author: VAISHNAVI VATS, BANASTHALI VIDYAPEETH, JAMNALAL BAJAJ SCHOOL OF LEGAL STUDIES INTRODUCTION Section 29A was added to the code of Insolvency and Bankruptcy in the year 2017 through the amendment act, by giving it a retrospective effect. Before its introduction, the rule used to be, that in the process of bidding in respect of a

Suits By Unregistered Partnership Firms : Maintainable ?

Article by Sonam Malik, Associate at Aekom Legal and Lokesh Dhyani, Partner at Aekom Legal. Introduction It has been disputed since long, whether an unregistered partnership firm can file a suit albeit the long standing provisions of the Indian Partnership Act, 1932[“Partnership Act”]which clearly bars the unregistered partnership firm to file suit in any court.


Author: Abhishek Sinha (Ultimate Year Law Student), ICFAI Law School, Dehradun. Introduction: Among few jurisdictions, India is the one to statutorily define public policy through Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015. While other countries consider the international public policy as a public policy only, the courts of India decided that there is no such workable