CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE REGISTRATION OF CHILD MARRIAGE BILL, 2021

Author: Simran Sheikh, Content Writer, Lex Auxilium INTRODUCTION On 17th of September 2021, the State Assembly of Rajasthan passed a bill to amend Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act, [1] which introduces the mandatory registration of child marriages. The bill has not altered the 2009 act [2] completely but Section 2, 5, 8 and 15 of the act [3] has been proposed to amend. This bill has two different opinions. One is that the bill leads to legitimization of child marriages; other is that it does not validate child marriages,…

Mr. Satyam Singh Rajput, Advocate, Supreme Court of India appointed as General Secretary, Legal Cell of International Human Rights Protection Council

About Advocate Satyam Singh Rajput Mr. Satyam Singh Rajput is the founder of an Non- Governmental Organization named JFRF (Justice For Rights of Foundation) and the same was founded under the patronage of Justice Permod Kohli, (former Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court & Ex-chairman CAT), Justice VK Shukla (Former Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court), Dr. Upendra Bakshi (Former vice chancellor of Delhi University) and Mr. PK Mishra (Former Director General Border Security Forces). During his legal career Mr. Rajput has worked with several renowned lawyers and judges such…

Patent Application Process

Introduction The word “Patent” is derived from the Latin word, ‘patere’, which means, “to lay open”. A patent is an Intellectual Property sanctioned to the inventor by the concerned government for a finite period (usually 20 years from the date of filing). The inventor is a granted patent for the novel creations, which forbids others from exploiting the invention except the inventor. According to World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), “A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general,…

PROCESS FOR TRADEMARK REGISTRATION

INTRODUCTION Trademarks are used to identify and protect words and design elements that identify the source, owner, or developer of a product or service. Trademarks are generally considered a form of intellectual property and may or may not be registered. To qualify as a trademark it should be a mark that can be represented graphically. The mark used should also be distinctive, i.e. it should enable consumers to differentiate the goods of the trader from that of his competitors in the marketplace. It includes: “a device, brand, heading, label, ticket,…

APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR A GUN LICENSE IN INDIA

Introduction India has staunchly advocated the policy of non-violence which rose to prominence during the independence struggle. However, both individuals, as well as nations, are inevitably required to be forewarned as well as forearmed in the event of any imminent danger. However, the law must establish a uniform and balanced procedure to ensure that such an opportunity is not abused by the citizens. Accordingly, the legal framework with regard to obtaining a gun license is governed under Sections 3,4,13 – 18 of the Arms Act, 1962 and Arms Rules, 2016.…

CHALLENGES TO ARBITRATION AS A MEANS TO DISPUTE RESOLUTION

INTRODUCTION A Country that is well known for its culture, natural beauty, and tasty cuisine land whose people have experienced repressive, authoritarian, and totalitarian leaders. Place full of vast potentials but living with low development and a struggling economy. Government fighting with corruption and well knew to a party to it. Then, an international community  Decide to provide foreign assistance in many forms including rule of law development assistance, despite all these steps country struggles with overcrowding cases both civil and criminal, and the question was raised why don’t we…

Procedure for Complaint under Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

Abstract In the new era of emerging technologies, there are various platforms in cyberspace being created every day. With the development of new web portals, domain names, and social media applications, the need to register their Intellectual Property Rights has elevated. Even when registered the well-known marks might be used with a bad motive to disturb the competition and to create confusion among the consumers. This is called Cybersquatting. To avoid cybersquatting the World Intellectual Property Organizations has come up with many solutions and one of them is Uniform Domain…

Live-in Relationship between two consenting adults is not an offence

The Indian Society, in the past few years, has seen a drastic change in its living pattern. Concepts like Live-in relationships, etc. have come into existence which is slowly and gradually changing the mindsets of the people in India. However, such a shift from marriage to a live-in relationship is being highly criticized and condemned by the society since in India, marriage is regarded as a legitimate and a legal relationship between a man and woman while in the case of a live-in relationship, the man and woman are not…