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Law Commission

a body established by the Law Commissions Act 1965 to examine the law with a view to its systematic development and reform, including the codification of law, the elimination of anomalies, the repeal of obsolete and unnecessary enactments, and the modernization of the law. Such bodies can be found in many legal systems. See also SCOTTISH LAW COMMISSION.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 28, 2019-: Two Law Commissioners appointed to the Law Commission
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 26 (ANI): A petition was moved in the Delhi High Court on Monday seeking directions to the Central government and Law Commission of India to constitute a judicial commission or a high-level expert committee to draft a Uniform Civil Code.
A two-year review by the Law Commission will begin today to look at making the rules in Wales and England suitable for modern Britain.
A two-year review by the Law Commission will begin tomorrow to look at making the rules in Wales and England suitable for modern Britain.
The existing marriage laws contain a patchwork of inconsistent and technical provisions which have lacked fundamental reform since 1836, according to a previous analysis by the Law Commission. The Law Commission's review will explore the issues around where and how marriages take place in Wales and England - Scotland already has less restrictive rules.
The party's justice spokesman Liam Kerr called on the Scottish Law Commission to examine the test of undue leniency.
Martin Lewis is pushing for the 'broken' ombudsman system to be referred to the Law Commission.
A new consultation on defamation - the damaging of an individual's reputation through false communication - follows a report by the Scottish Law Commission which made 49 recommendations to simplify legislation.
The Law Commission was asked by the Home Office to set out ideas to make the rules easier to understand and follow.
LeClairRyan aviation attorneys have cautioned many routine drone flights could be redefined as "aerial trespass" under a law proposed by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC), the firm said.
IANS New Delhi The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Tuesday claimed that the Law Commission in principle agrees that a uniform civil code (UCC) is not practicable in India given the country's vast diversity and complexities.