Analysis of Section 86(2) of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Amendment Act, 2021

BY SHIVAM SHARMA INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES INTRODUCTION Children are always attributed with innocence, beauty, and without a possibility of malignity in them. They are the torch bearers of our nation and hence they shall be treated equally as adults. Their life and liberty shall be considered as important as adult citizens of the nation.Continue reading “Analysis of Section 86(2) of the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Amendment Act, 2021”

E-CONTRACT: EVOLUTION FOR POSTMODERN

BY AKSHAT UPADHYAY LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES Electronic commerce is one of the byproducts of the 21st century’s economic substance, but what about contracts and all of that paperwork that used to happen? We could see new things that were unimaginable once, whether it was a paperless budget or paperless courts. But what aboutContinue reading “E-CONTRACT: EVOLUTION FOR POSTMODERN”

SECTION 144 CRPC AND FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT

BY PRIYA CHAUDHARY LEGAL INTERN, H.K. LAW OFFICES In the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic, people have usually been hearing about how section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code has been regularly imposed in different parts of the country in order to stop the spread of the pandemic. Talking about fundamental rights in theContinue reading “SECTION 144 CRPC AND FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT”

THE CODE FOR WORKPLACE: SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WORKING CONDITIONS

By Sidharth Kumar Pathak Legal Intern, H.K. Law Offices INTRODUCTION India is the second-largest country after China in terms of the labour force with a total strength of 501 million workers engaged in agriculture total of 41.19 percent of the workforce, the industry employs 26.18 percent, and the service sector provides 32.33 percent of theContinue reading “THE CODE FOR WORKPLACE: SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WORKING CONDITIONS”

PRE-TRIAL STAGES IN CRIMINAL LAW (INDIA)- PART I

-By Megha Chaturvedi Associate, H.K. Law Offices Whenever we talk about criminal litigation or procedure, the first thing that comes to our mind is F.I.R. or complaint. First Information Report is registered u/s 154 Cr.P.C. in case of cognizable offences, only after which the police proceeds with the investigation, infact it becomes the duty ofContinue reading “PRE-TRIAL STAGES IN CRIMINAL LAW (INDIA)- PART I”

POWER OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE COURSE OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

ABSTRACT The deadly corona virus is disturbing each & every phase of our daily lives. Apart from the health jeopardy, it has been unsettling our economic and social lifestyle.  Amid this situation, Intellectual Property is that one thing which stays more powerful and it’s essential for us to realize this as it remains the sameContinue reading “POWER OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE COURSE OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC”

THE EPIDEMIC ACT, 1897: A LAW IN DISGUISE

It is often wondered by a layman when he hears a new legislation and questions its reason of implementation or even the enactment. It is always considered to reduce the number of legislation enacted by our parliament as it creates confusion and chaos within the system and the jurists. But it clearly feels different duringContinue reading “THE EPIDEMIC ACT, 1897: A LAW IN DISGUISE”

Delhi High Court: Under Trial Prisoners released on interim bail on account of covid-19 extended by another term of 45 days

The covid-19 has increased the tensions worldwide and social distancing is considered important even in jails considering the rights of prisoners, therefore the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case of “Re : Contagion Of Covid 19 Virus … vs N. Raghupathy“, directed the States/Union Territories to constitute High Powered Committees which could decideContinue reading “Delhi High Court: Under Trial Prisoners released on interim bail on account of covid-19 extended by another term of 45 days”

Extension of Limitation Period on Account of Covid-19

The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case of “RE : COGNIZANCE FOR EXTENSION OF LIMITATION” has taken Suo Motu cognizance of the situation arising out of the challenge faced by the country on account of Covid-19 Virus and resultant difficulties that may be faced by litigants across the country in filing their petitions/applications/suits/Continue reading “Extension of Limitation Period on Account of Covid-19”

DECRIMINALIZING SECTION 138 OF NI ACT: AN ACT OF INTELLIGENCE OR AMBIGUITY

We all are living in a completely unprecedented time phase which has never been experienced by any other individual elder or wiser in the history. The spread of Pandemic Covid-19 across the globe has brought almost every single industry, government and individual dreams to a still and has force to rethink the strategies for executionContinue reading “DECRIMINALIZING SECTION 138 OF NI ACT: AN ACT OF INTELLIGENCE OR AMBIGUITY”