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Initial comments and observations on the new draft law by Prasanna Pincha

December 18, 2010
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Filed under: Legal Capacity,New Law

Of late, I have finished taking a quick and cursory look at the new draft law (the working draft as it has been aptly described) which has been updated following conclusion of the last two-day meeting of the new law committee constituted for the purpose of developing a new legislation to replace the existing PWD....


Realizing Constitutional Values in the New Draft law on Disability

December 14, 2010
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Constitutions and legislations very often find themselves in antagonistic roles. Where on the one hand the Constitution outlines the lofty aspirations of its framers, and consequently of the nation itself, where rights and duties are placed on a pedestal and assured guarantee – statutes are often the tools by which these rights and guarantees are....


Press Note: Recognizing All Rights of All persons with Disabilities

December 8, 2010
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Have we ever asked as to why do we have street lights to show us the way in the dark? Or why the height of steps is according to the average height of people in our region? No we expect both to be there and the State would be charged of failing in its civic....


The Helping Hand of Law: Dr Amita Dhanda

October 25, 2010
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Picture this… You are in ancient Greece. You have your own mansion, and a business you mind. You stay out of discussions on politics, you keep to yourself and you rarely interfere with the way things are going or not going in society. Such behaviour would earn you a nickname. Not of a recluse, or....