LEGAL MAXIMS

Ab Initio – From the very beginning, from the start of something Eg – An agreement is considered to be void ab initio if it is not legally valid. Ad idem – meeting of the minds by parties. Eg – Consensus ad idem in contract law means there has been a meeting of the minds … More LEGAL MAXIMS

FREEDOM FROM TAXATION FOR PROMOTION OF A RELIGION

Article 27: Freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion – No person shall be compelled to pay any taxes, the proceeds of which are specifically appropriated in payment of expenses for the promotion or maintenance of any particular religion or religious denomination. This article emphasizes the secular person of the … More FREEDOM FROM TAXATION FOR PROMOTION OF A RELIGION

MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENT

“Advertising is the art of persuasion.” — William Bernbach Let’s start with knowing what is misleading advertisement. According to section 2(28) of the consumer protection act 2019, misleading advertisements are 1)which falsely describe any product or Service. 2)gives a false guarantee to or is likely to mislead the consumers as to the nature, substance, quantity or … More MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENT

FREEDOM OF PRESS

“The freedom of the human mind is recognized in the right to free speech and free press.” – Calvin Coolidge. Free press is very important and essential for the effective functioning of a democracy. The expression freedom of press means the right to print and publish without any interference from the state or any other … More FREEDOM OF PRESS

RES IPSA LOQUITUR

The Latin maxim Res Ipsa Loquitur literally means that thing speaks for itself. This Maxim refers to a situation in which the facts of the case make itself evident that the defendants negligence caused the plaintiffs injury or damages. No more evident is necessary to prove the negligence of the defendant. It is an exception … More RES IPSA LOQUITUR

SHOULD THE USE OF CANNABIS BE DECRIMINALISED?

The UN commission on narcotic drugs has reclassified cannabis removing it from the category of most dangerous drugs according to a release. This was based on a series of world health organization recommendations released in 2019 on marijuana and its derivatives. According to multiple recommendations by who’s expert committee on drug dependence, the non-intoxicating compound … More SHOULD THE USE OF CANNABIS BE DECRIMINALISED?

NATURAL JUSTICE PRINCIPLE

Natural justice is an important concept in administrative law. That is a principle for protecting the individuals from discrimination of their rights. Natural justice is considered as an outcome of necessity for equality. So this concept was evolved through various judicial thinking. Importance of natural justice is authority should apply natural justice principles while taking … More NATURAL JUSTICE PRINCIPLE