Month: October 2020

Surrogacy Law India

Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019: Is this the right time?

In this article, the authors study the recent Surrogacy Bill, 2019 holistically. They argue that the said Bill lacks inclusivity because it fails to consider the LGBTQ+ community. Further, the authors highlight other lacunae in the Bill which can be misinterpreted to the detriment of surrogate women or children.

Taxation and Other Laws Amendment

Breaking down the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Act, 2020

Considering the current economic and socio conditions prevailing not only in India, but across the world, the Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020 (“the Ordinance”) was promulgated in March, 2020 to provide certain relaxations in the provisions of the specified acts with respect to the time limits, compliances, waiving of penalties etc. In this post, the author highlights the main features of the Act.

Transnational Data Laws Remote Sensing Satellite

Transnational Space Law in the 21st Century: What Laws Govern Data in Outer Space?

In this article, the author highlights the lacunae in traditional public international law with respect to data governance in outer space. To solve this issue, the author suggests reliance on the concept of ‘transnational law’ and states that surveillance by nations and data transfer by private entities should be governed through both private and public legal mechanisms.