Law Commission of India Invites Comments on Consultation Papers on (1) Media Law (2) Capital Punishment

The Law Commission of India has invited comments/views on its consultaiton papers on (1) Media Law and (2) Capital Punishment.

See here.

The announcement can be viewed at the bottom right side of the Law Commission’s website here.

Those desirous of submitting suggestions/comments to the Law Commission of India may send their written suggestions/comments either in English or Hindi to the Member Secretary, Law Commission of India, Hindustan Times House, 14th Floor, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110 001. E-mail: lci-dla@nic.in within 30 days.

NOTE: The exact dates of publication of both the papers is not know, for now (The documents say “May 2014”). We are trying to find it out. Only then will the ‘within 30 days’ make sense. If anyone has any information on this, please let us know via a comment.

Some of the topics under the ‘Media Law’ Consultation Paper | DOWNLOAD HERE

Paid News

Opinion Polls

Cross Media Ownership

Media and Individual Privacy

Trial by Media and Rights of the Accused

Defamation

Publications and Contempt of Court

Regulations surrounding government owned media

Social Media and Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000

The ‘Capital Punishment’ Consultation Paper can be downloaded HERE.

PS- We encourage all our readers to send well researched comments to these papers. It’s a great way to get involved in the policy making of our country.

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