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December 16, 2020 Archives

Law Relating to Conciliation as a Mode of Alternative Dispute Resolution

A conciliation proceeding is initiated by a party sending to the other party a written invitation to conciliate. As contrasted from arbitration, when a matter is referred to conciliation, the matter does not go out of the stream of court process permanently. If there is no settlement, the matter is returned to the court for framing issues and proceeding with the trial.

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Shakti Bill: Does It Downline Justice in Sexual Assault Cases?

On Monday, two bills which are being called as the Shakti Bill was presented before the Maharastra State Assembly. But the sections provided in the Maharashtra Shakti Law, 2020, are only good enough to make political statements, but are nugatory and would be ineffective for ‘Rape’.

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