“The GNCTD Amendment Act” does not alter the functions of Delhi Assembly – Centre

What is the News? The Government of National Capital Territory(GNCTD) Amendment Act 2021 has come into force recently. The Central govt. says, the Act does not alter the constitutional and legal responsibilities of the elected government in Delhi. The GNCTD Amendment Act 2021: The objectives of the GNCTD Amendment Act are, Define the responsibilities of… Continue reading “The GNCTD Amendment Act” does not alter the functions of Delhi Assembly – Centre

The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions (NCAHP) Bill, 2020

Synopsis: Lok Sabha passed The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020 [NCAHP] unanimously. Importance of Allied Health professionals in the delivery of health care services. Introduction- Recently, the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020 [NCAHP] passed unanimously by the Lok Sabha. The Bill would control and standardize allied and healthcare professional… Continue reading The National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions (NCAHP) Bill, 2020

Issues in the MTP Amendment Bill

Synopsis: The Medical Termination of Pregnancy or MTP Amendment bill is a step forward in recognising the rights of women. But it is not a giant leap. Introduction: The 1971 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act aims to reduce the maternal mortality ratio due to unsafe abortions in India. The amendments made a few significant… Continue reading Issues in the MTP Amendment Bill

IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021 Allows “Pre-Pack Insolvency Resolution”

What is the news? The President of India promulgates the IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021. It allows the use of Pre-Pack insolvency resolution. About Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021: IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021 amends the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. The Amendment allows the use of Pre-Packaged insolvency resolution as an alternative resolution mechanism… Continue reading IBC Amendment Ordinance 2021 Allows “Pre-Pack Insolvency Resolution”

Promulgation of “Tribunals Reforms Ordinance 2021”

What is the News? President of India promulgated Tribunal Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance 2021. About the Tribunals Reforms Ordinance 2021: Purpose of the Ordinance:  It dissolves at least eight existing appellate tribunals. Now, High Courts and certain other bodies will be the appellate bodies under 9 acts. Further, it also amends the Finance… Continue reading Promulgation of “Tribunals Reforms Ordinance 2021”

Right To Education Act still has some arbitrariness

Synopsis: The Right To Education Act evolved so much in the past. But there is still some arbitrariness in the RTE Act. Introduction: Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act or RTE Act is a horizontally enforceable Fundamental Right. That is, the Right is enforceable against the State and Individuals. But the Right To Education Act… Continue reading Right To Education Act still has some arbitrariness

Health Ministry Releases “National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021”

What is the News? The caretakers of patients with ‘rare diseases’ are not satisfied with the National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021. The Union Health Ministry recently released the policy. Rare Diseases: WHO defines a rare disease as a lifelong disease or disorder that often highly weakens an individual. It has a prevalence of 1… Continue reading Health Ministry Releases “National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021”

Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill, 2020 – Associated Issues

Synopsis – The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2020  Continues to ignore Pregnant person’s rights. Introduction- Recently, The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2020  passed in the upper house by voice vote. The bill seeks to amend the MTP Act, 1971. It provides for enhancing the upper gestation limit from 20 to 24 weeks for… Continue reading Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill, 2020 – Associated Issues

The NCT of Delhi Act, 2021 Enhances Cooperative Federalism

Synopsis: The accusation made on the Government regarding the passage of the Government of the NCT  of Delhi Act 2021  is groundless. Background of the NCT of Delhi Bill Last week, both Houses of Parliament voted in favor of the amendments to the Government of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi Act. Many criticized… Continue reading The NCT of Delhi Act, 2021 Enhances Cooperative Federalism

SC Issues Directions for “Accident Information Report”

What is the News? The Supreme Court issues directions to police, Motor Accidents Claims Tribunals(MACTs), and insurance companies regarding accident information reports. The aim of the directions is to make the compensation process to victims more smooth and claimant-friendly. What was the case? The Insurance company Bajaj Allianz filed a writ petition in the Supreme… Continue reading SC Issues Directions for “Accident Information Report”