Singapore Contract Law and Agency

  Question 1 Mason was walking home along Geylang Ave 10 when a stranger approached him. The stranger introduced himself as Jaws, the “friendly neighbourhood financial planner.” Facing financial difficulties, Mason was interested to hear out what Jaws had to offer. Jaws was willing to loan Mason $10,000 at a monthly interest rate of 5%. … Continue reading Singapore Contract Law and Agency

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Will and Testament Bequeathing / Vesting Property to Trust

I, ____________ widow of Late _______________________, aged about ____ years, Hindu Inhabitant of _____________, do hereby make this my last Will and Testament. I hereby revoke all wills or testamentary writings made by me heretobefore and declare this to be my last Will and Testament. I. I appoint my ________________________ (or their survivors or survivor) … Continue reading Will and Testament Bequeathing / Vesting Property to Trust

Role of Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisition

Introduction Ever since the Indian Economy opened itself to the foreign market after the economic liberalization reforms of 1991, Mergers and Acquisitions have become a common phenomenon throughout India. In a highly competitive global environment, mergers and acquisitions have turned out to be one of the fastest strategic options for companies to gain competitive advantage. … Continue reading Role of Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisition

Land Reforms vis-a-vis Urban Land Ceiling Act and its Connotations in West Bengal

Land continues to be of growing importance in today’s age of technology and development and the essence of land is etched deep within the history of India. The concept of ownership of land was not prevalent in ancient India and from Vedic era till the establishment of Lord Ashoka “zamindars” were non-existent. Kings thereafter did … Continue reading Land Reforms vis-a-vis Urban Land Ceiling Act and its Connotations in West Bengal

Note on Section 14 of Delhi Rent Control Act

Safeguards to Tenant Under S. 14(1) (c) # Purpose for letting (i) residence, (ii) commercial, or (iii) any other purpose -> must be proved by landlord [I.D.Malik v Duli Chand 1968 RCJ 187] #Initial Purpose to run grocery shop, later running book-shop - > no ground for eviction [Rattan Lal v Asha Rani JT 1988 … Continue reading Note on Section 14 of Delhi Rent Control Act

Consumer Complaint Format

BEFORE THE DISTRICT CONSUMER REDRESSAL FORUM, NEW DELHI CONSUMER COMPLAINT NO. _______ of _______     IN THE MATTER OF:-   SMT. _____________________ D/O _______________________, R/O  _______________________ NEW DELHI                                                                                     …COMPLAINANT   VERSUS   ______________________ BANK ___________________ _______________________ NEW DELHI - 110001                                                                      …RESPONDENT   COMPLAINT UNDER SECTION 12 OF THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 1986 AND RULES … Continue reading Consumer Complaint Format

Custodial Interrogation in India

Custodial interrogation implies when an accused is in the custody of enforcement officials or police officers for interrogation. While in custody, several rights of the accused are on hold but some basic human and fundamental rights are nonetheless within his reach. The conditions for grant of custodial interrogation: (section 167 Cr.P.C.) Investigation not complete within … Continue reading Custodial Interrogation in India

DECONSTRUCTING WEST BENGAL THIKA TENANCY

In 1949, the State of West Bengal enacted the Calcutta Thika Tenancy Act, 1949 with effect from 28th February, 1949 for better provisions relating to the law of landlord and tenant in respect of thika tenancies in Calcutta. Thika tenant means any person (including his Successors in interest) holding land under written/otherwise lease paying rental … Continue reading DECONSTRUCTING WEST BENGAL THIKA TENANCY

Domestic Violence Section 12 Complaint Format

IN THE COURT OF DISTRICT JUDGE, ______________, ____     IN THE MATTER OF:   IN THE MATTER OF: 1.       ________________ W/O SHRI _______________ D/O _________________ R/O ___________________ ______________                         ..COMPLAINANT/PETITIONER     VERSUS     SHRI ____________ S/O _________________ R/O _______________   SHRI _______________ S/o late Shri ___________ R/o __________________   SMT ______________________ W/o … Continue reading Domestic Violence Section 12 Complaint Format

West Bengal Government Compensation to People Dying of Natural Calamities Including Snake Bite

Update August 2014: Due to a recent Calcutta High Court ruling in Madhav Chandra Mondal v State of West Bengal and due to change in West Bengal State Disaster Management policy, compensation is now being granted to family members of persons who have died unnaturally by lightning strike. Do check this official website of West Bengal … Continue reading West Bengal Government Compensation to People Dying of Natural Calamities Including Snake Bite

Format SLP (Special Leave Petition) Criminal

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION)   SPECIAL LEAVE PETITION (CRL.) NO.    ______    OF ______ (Under Article 136 of the Constitution of India) (WITH PRAYER FOR INTERIM RELIEF)                                                                                        POSITION OF PARTIES                                        In the High Court         In this Court BETWEEN:   ___________,                                   Appellant No.2                Petitioner Son of ________, Sunari, P.S.: … Continue reading Format SLP (Special Leave Petition) Criminal

Winding Up Notice Format

SPEED POST/REGISTERED POST WITH A/D.                                                                                                              Dated: To                                                                         ____________________ Dear Sir(s), Re:    Notice under section 434 (a) of the Companies Act, 1956 for winding up of the addressee Company due to outstanding debt amount of Rs. ______________/- (Rupees ____________________ only) along with interest @ 18% per annum pending payment.Our Client:            _____________________________________________________---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We write under instructions … Continue reading Winding Up Notice Format

Open Prayer to Hon’ble Justice Altamas Kabir, Hon’ble CJI

Open prayer to Hon’ble Justice Altamas KabirHon’ble CJIDated: 27th June, 2013ToThe Honble Justice Altamas Kabir, Chief Justice of IndiaSupreme Court of IndiaTilak MargNew Delhi, 110002                                                                                                                       Re: Relief amount of Rs. 30,22,390/- immediately and pension amount of Rs. 26,499/- per month with effect from 1st April 2009 from ICAR  May it please be Your Lordship,At the outset, … Continue reading Open Prayer to Hon’ble Justice Altamas Kabir, Hon’ble CJI

Status of the Coal Controller and its Functions vis-à-vis Coal Industry India

Coal Controller's Organisation is a subordinate office under the administrative control of Department of Coal, Ministry of Coal, having its headquarters at Kolkata and five field offices located at Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bilaspur, Nagpur and Kothagudem with their jurisdiction as follows:  Field OfficesJurisdictionDhanbadCollieries under BCCL, TISCO (Jharia), IISCO, BECML, ICML, CML & PSEBRanchiColieries under CCL, NCL, TISCO … Continue reading Status of the Coal Controller and its Functions vis-à-vis Coal Industry India