“Redundant Laws” by VakilNo1

Source: VakilNo1 (http://goo.gl/e4NJqm) There’s a lot of repetitive legislation in India, thanks to the Concurrent List which allows laws to exist at the Central as well as the State level separately. The Indian Stamp Act or the General Court Fees Act, of which every state has individual versions. Each state also has its own civil … Continue reading

“Redundant Laws” by VakilNo1

Source: VakilNo1 (http://goo.gl/e4NJqm) There are even laws, which go against constitutional provisions. For instance, one can prove that the economic reforms are actually against the Indian Constitution. Article 39 of the Directive Principles opposes polices that raise disparities in income and wealth. Therefore reforms, or for that matter, any policy statement, can be stayed on … Continue reading

“Redundant Laws” by VakilNo1

Source: VakilNo1 (http://goo.gl/e4NJqm) There are some laws, which are so detrimental to economic liberalization that without a wide-ranging and comprehensive change program, the entire reform process may collapse. One of these is the Agricultural and Ceiling Act, which permits non-resident Indians to invest in agriculture but   does not permit absentee cultivation of holdings. By discouraging … Continue reading