THE ADVOCATES ACT, 1961

THE ADVOCATES ACT, 1961 To implement the recommendations of the All India Bar Committee (fully endorsed by fourteenth Report of the Law Commission in 1955), the Advocates Act, one thousand nine hun…

ESTABLISHMENT OF HIGH COURTS

ESTABLISHMENT OF HIGH COURTS In one thousand eight hundred sixty one, the British Parliament passed the Indian High Courts Act which provided for the establishment of the High Courts at the Preside…

NYAYA PANCHAYATS

NYAYA PANCHAYATS The village panchayats constitute very old and traditional/administrative institution in India. With the decline of Mughal empire and advent of British power, this institution lost…

GROWTH OF LEGAL PROFESSION IN INDIA

GROWTH OF LEGAL PROFESSION IN INDIA The complex legal system of today cannot exist without its experts. A lawyer is a person who possesses expert knowledge of law and has practical skill in its wor…

REFORMS OF CORNWALLIS

REFORMS OF CORNWALLIS The Governor -Generalship of Lord Cornwallis (1786-1793) constitutes a very remarkable and a highly creative period in Indian legal history. He thoroughly reorganised the judi…

THE MAYOR’S COURT

THE MAYOR’S COURT The charter of 1726 provided for the establishment of a corporation in each presidency town. The charter is considered to be an important landmark in the history of legal sy…

Ownership

OWNERSHIP Salmond on Ownership Ownership denotes the relationship between a person and an object forming the subject-matter of his ownership. It consists in a complex of rights, all of which are ri…