The legal system

Right to Information Act, 2005

The Right to Information Act, 2005 provides for setting up of practical regime of right to information for Indian citizens. The Act applies to all States and Union Territories of India, except the State of Jammu and Kashmir - which is covered under a specific State law. Under the provisions of the Act, any citizen may request information from a "public authority" (a body of Government or "instrumentality of State") which is required to reply expeditiously or within thirty days. The Act also requires every public authority to computerise their records for wide dissemination and to proactively publish certain categories of information so that the citizens need minimum recourse to request for information formally. More Info

Companies Act 1956

Companies Act 1956 contains provisions about Companies, directors of the companies, memorandum and articles of associations, etc. This act states and discusses every single provision requires or may need to govern a company. More Info

Hindu Marriage Act 1955

The Hindu Marriage Act provides guidance for Hindus to be in a systematic marriage bond. It gives meaning to marriage, cohabiting rights for both the bride and groom, and a safety for their family and children so that they do not suffer from their parental issues. More Info

Indian Contract Act

The objective of the Contract Act is to ensure that the rights and obligations arising out of a contract are honored and that legal remedies are made available to those who are affected. According to Indian Contract Act, 1872 Section 1, this Act may be called the Indian Contract Act, 1872. More Info

Indian Penal Code 1960

The objective of this Act is to provide a general Penal Code for India.Though this Code consolidates the whole of the law on the subject and is exhaustive on the matters in respect of which it declares the law, many more penal statutes governing various offences have been created in addition to this code. More Info

Arbitration conciliation Act 1996

Conciliation is for dispute settlements. Conciliation is defined as the process of amicable settlement of disputes by the parties with the assistance of a conciliator. It differs from arbitration in the sense that in arbitration the award is the decision of the third party or the arbitral tribunal, while in the case of conciliation the decision is of the parties which is arrived at with the mediation of the conciliator. More Info

Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999

The objectives of FEMA are to facilitate external trade and payments and to promote the orderly development and maintenance of foreign exchange market. The Act has assigned an important role to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the administration of FEMA. The rules, regulations and norms pertaining to several sections of the Act are laid down by the Reserve Bank of India, in consultation with the Central Government. More Info

Limitation Act 1963

In India, the Limitation Act 1963 is the legislation that governs the period within which suits are to be filed, with relevant provisions for delay, condonation thereof etc. More Info

Payment Wages Act 1936

The Payment wages act is a regulation drawn up to protect the employee's rights from being infringed by the employer. The employee should be paid on time and should not be harassed against anything during the employment. It has however given a lot of protections to employees and will continue to do so in the future as well. More Info

Motor vehicle Act 1988

The Motor Vehicle Act 1988 suggests various rules and regulation for the public and it has a huge importance in the traffic regulation, so that the system goes systematically and in a proper way. If any of the rules are violated there are serious punishments. This Act ensures everyone gets treated in a fair manner and to avoid disaster accidents. More Info

Registration Act 1908

The registrations act illustrates about the procedure of registering, what documentations should be registered and how it should be done. The registration of Will documents, powers and duties of the registrations department. It also explains about the penalties and punishment for not following the procedure and not completing things on time. This Acts brings a good administration system among government offices and the court system that everything should be managed with in time and in a proper procedure in order to avoid future confusions. More Info

The legal significance of the Covenant: "Time is of the Essence", in a Contract

What is the importance and object of agreeing to make "Time is the essence" of a Contract and consequences. More Info

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