Month: March 2020

Legal Aid Society, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi

THE LEGALITY OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGES IN INDIA

By Abhijit Vadavalli [Abhijit Vadavalli is a first year student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR University of Law).] Prefatory: The archaic Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 criminalised homosexual sex, thereby criminalising homosexuality, among other forms of “unnatural sex”. In 2018, a five-judge constitutional bench…
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March 15, 2020 3786

THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 2019: A HICCUP FOR E-COMMERCE ENTITIES

 By Rupal Jaiswal [Rupal Jaiswal is a fifth year student of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.] Introduction: The Consumer Protection Act 2019 (“2019 Act”) notified on August 09, 2019 replaced the Consumer Protection Act 1986 (“1986 Act”) to further safeguard consumer interests in India. [i] This renovation was long-pending, especially since 1995, the…
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March 14, 2020 844

THE MENTAL HEALTHCARE ACT 2017: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

 By Raj Krishna and Snehil [Raj Krishna and Snehil are fifth and third year (respectively) students of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) at Chanakya National Law University, Patna.] Introduction: Mental health problems are not unheard of today. In our day-to-day life, we often come across Persons with Mental Illness (“PMI”). It is pertinent to note that the…
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March 8, 2020 12588