27th FOUNDATION DAY OF HCBAM


Musical Extravaganza 27th Foundation Day High Court Bar Association of Manipur


About High Court Bar Association of Manipur

A complete judicial system is the corner stone of a civilized society. The judiciary and the Courts in any society are in a continuous process of change and transition. Manipur was an Independent State before the advent of British in Manipur. The Ruler i.e. the King of Manipur was the head of both judiciary and executive. The king, under the monarchy system, looked into the matter of administration of justice by establishing different Courts and empowering some wise and noble persons under him to take up judicial works for deciding disputes and cases according to uncodified customary laws, usages and the principle of natural justice. ...READ MORE


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION OF MP/MLA IN INDIA

N. Kumarjit Singh, Senior Advocate

Creation of India India was under British Colonial Rule for many centuries. During the 18th/19th Century AD, there was a Freedom movement under the able leadership of Ratrapita Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sadar Balabhai Patel, Netaji Subaschandra Bos, etc. (to name a few). In course of time, soon after the 2nd World Ward, the British authorities decided to grant Freedom and Sovereignty to India. Consequently the 1st meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India took place in Constitution Hall, New Delhi, on Monday, the 9th December, 1946 at 11.00 a.m. and initiated all steps for framing a Constitution of India. In the meantime under the provisions of the Indian Independence Act, 1947, India attains Independence on the midnight on 15th August, 1947. The constituent Assembly after various debates finally adopted the Constitution of India on 26th November, 1950 and the members of the Assembly representing the people of India signed the constitution on 24th January, 1950 an ...READ MORE


FAITH OF PUBLIC ON JUSTICE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Salam Rupachandra Singh, Advocate, Assistant Solicitor General of India, High Court of Manipur

Rule of Law is to be maintained by all the sections of people. However, if whenever, the terminology comes up, the Rule of Law revolves round the law making agencies, enforcing agencies, justice delivering agencies and judicial systems. Rule of Law is one of the fundamental principles of any civilized legal system as defined by Dicey. He attributed the three meanings to the Doctrine of Rule of Law as (i) Supremacy of Law, (ii) Equality before Law & (iii) Judicial Independence, Judge made constitution and pre dominance of legal spirit. There has been wide and elaborate discussion on the rights and duties of Indian citizens as provided under the Constitution of India. Though right and duties of citizens are unseperable from each other, there is tendency of demanding rights by people rather than looking into the duties cast upon the citizens. India may not rank in the top level about the citizen’s honesty, sincerity and duties to be shown towards their nation in the world. Even in ...READ MORE


“JUSTICE IS NOW POLITICS BY ANOTHER NAME OR QUITE SIMPLY ABOUT LUCK”

Rajkumar Banna Singh, Member (HCBAM)

Parliament with rare political unity passed the NJAC act. It was right on two grounds. It had the power to pass such law; and the Law was premised on the sound thinking that the appointments process needed to be broadened. But parliament over-reached in a design and institutional sense, to put the collegium system comes to an end. Eminent Jurists have raised important questions about the efficacy and constitutionally questionable character of these measures. The Supreme Court striking down of the 99th Amendment (National Judicial appointment commission Act (NJAC) as unconstitutional has basically asserted the Independence of the judiciary. The purpose commission violates the separation of powers between the judiciary and the executive, which the apex court rightly holds, is fundamental to the basic structure of the constitution. This is of course, not the last word on the issue, since the Government can well file a review or curative petition. However, a line has been drawn by the rul ...READ MORE


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