Overhauling of Epidemic Disease Act, 1897: In the Context of COVID 19

Author: Soumya Nayak, student of National Law University Odisha.

Recently, various states in India have invoked legislation to curb this menace caused by a novel coronavirus. In this context, this article aims to review the legislation and its significance in the current scenario. It seems that the Epidemic Disease Act of 1897 is an…

Which items come under MSP?

Author: Rinsha Narayanan from Christ (Deemed to be University), Delhi NCR.

In a proposal to monetarily engage tribal during the COVID-19 emergency, the Centre is intending to build the base help value (MSP) of minor forest produce (MFP) by 16-30%. The order issued by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs in New Delhi today pronounces…

Doctrine of force majeure: COVID-19 angle

Author: Ajeeth Srinivas. K from School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University).

The COVID-19 virus, that broke out late in 2019, originating from China has, since then only continued to worsen. Early in 2020, the COVID-19 was labelled a pandemic, i.e. the spread of the virus was no more contained within certain regions- all the countries faced a threat…

Jumping quarantine: Legal angle

Author: Sahanaa Sudhakar from VIT Law School (Chennai).

In the present scenario where the country is in set to enter the 4th phase of lockdown due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, several individuals are found to be jumping quarantine and lockdown measures in the country. An act by a person or a group of people of escaping from the place of their isolation or quarantine due to them being suspected Covid-19 patients by the…

Pre-litigation mediation: Legal angle

Authors: Priyanshi Rastogi from Symbiosis Law School, NOIDA and Aishwarya Singh from SRM School of Law, SRM Institute of Science and Technology.

Litigation is a lawsuit that is still pending or going through the court proceedings. Pre-litigation is a process for resolving the cases before the lawsuit being officially filed and court proceeding begin. The pre-litigation process also includes mediation, which saves time…