Q. With reference to the Law Commission of India consider the following statements:
1.It is a statutory body.
2.Its function is to research and advise the Government of India on legal reform.
3.The first Law Commission during colonial rule in India was established under the Charter Act of 1833.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1: The statement is incorrect. The Law Commission of India is a non-statutory body that is constituted by a notification of the Government of India.

Statement 2: Its function is to research and advise the Government of India on legal reform.

Statement 3: The first Law Commission during colonial rule in India was established under the Charter Act of 1833. It was presided over by Lord Macaulay. The first Law Commission of independent India was established in 1955 for a three-year term.

Source: The Indian Express