Practicing Chartered Accountant cannot be enrolled as Advocate with Bar Council: Gujarat HC

Advocates Act: A practicing Chartered Accountant could not be enrolled as Member of Bar Council of Gujarat as an advocate under Rules of State Bar Council. Facts of the Case: a) Petitioner was a certified Chartered Accountant and was holding certificate of practice from the Institute of the Chartered Accountant of India. However, the petitioner […]

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Sexual Harassment Laws

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013 was notified on 23rd April, 2013 and rules were notified on 9th Dec, 2013. Applicability The Sexual Harassment laws apply to all Employers (viz. individuals, partnerships, LLPs or Companies) in India irrespective of the size, scale, nature of industry or location. What […]

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There Should Be A Void Or Voidable Marriage To Attract Legitimacy To The Illegitimate Child: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court recently ruled that the benefit of Section 16 of the Hindu Marriage Act is available to an illegitimate child, who is born to parents who have undergone the rituals/formalities of performance of marriage which may be void or voidable. Justice Mridula Bhatkar passed the judgment on June 7 after reserving it […]

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Govt. to reduce PF contributions from 12% to 10%

Trustees of retirement fund body EPFO may approve a proposal tomorrow to reduce the mandatory contributions toward social security schemes run by it to 10 per cent for workers as well as employers. Presently, employees and employers contribute 12 per cent of basic wages each towards Employees Provident Fund Scheme (EPF), Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) […]

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Latest Updates and Due Dates

MCA has introduced Form STK-2 for the fast track closure of the Companies for the removal of name of company from registrar. Cash withdrawal from Bank does not attract 269SGT as per press release by CBDT. Quotation of Aadhar mandatory for the filing of ITR for AY 2017-18 for tax residents and non residents are […]

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Fundamental Rights

The Fundamental Rights in Part III of the Indian constitution acts as a guarantee that all Indian citizens can and will live their lives in peace as long as they live in Indian democracy. They include individual rights common to most liberal democracies, such as equality before the law, freedom of speech and expression, freedom […]

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