Conciliators to exercise Govt.’s power u/s 10 of Industrial Disputes Act

The Ministry of Labour & Employment, on 10th June, 2019 vide notification no. S.O. 1936(E) has delegated the Government’s power of “Reference of disputes to Boards, Courts or Tribunals” under Section 10 of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, to the Conciliation Officers. However, nothing in this notification shall affect the powers of the Central Government to exercise the […]

Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

The Medical Council of India, on 7thJune 2019, vide notification MCI-12(2)/2019-Med.Misc./122527 amended the Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998. Amendments to Schedule 1, Clause 6   A new proviso was added to clause 6 of Schedule 1. Now with respect to MD/MS, in disciplines where the post of Senior Resident is not prescribed in the applicable Minimum […]

Ministry of Finance announces commemorative coin of ₹550 denomination.

The Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs),  on 3rd June 2019, via notification no. G.S.R. 407(E) notified the Coinage (Issue of Commemorative Coin on the occasion of the 550th Prakash Utsav of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji) Rules, 2019. As per these rules, the coin of Rs. 550/- (Five Hundred and Fifty only) denomination shall be coined at […]

Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions (Conditions of services of Members of Adjudicating Authority) Rules, 2019

The Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance on 27thMay 2019, vide notification G.S.R. 379(E) notified the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions (Conditions of services of Members of Adjudicating Authority) Rules, 2019. These rules were made in the exercise of the powers conferred by section 68 read with sub-section (2) of section 9, sub- section (1) […]

Companies (Incorporation) Third Amendment Rules, 2019

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, on 29th March 2019, notified the Companies (Incorporation) Third Amendment Rules, 2019 vide notification G.S.R. 275(E) Whats new ? A new rule i.e. Rule 38A has been added to the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014. Rule 38A: Application for registration of the Goods and Service Tax Identification Number (GSTIN), Employees’ State Insurance Corporation […]

Social Media’s “Voluntary Code of Ethics for the General Election 2019”

The Social Media Platforms and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), on 20th March 2019 presented a “Voluntary Code of Ethics for the General Election 2019” to Shri Sunil Arora, Chief Election Commissioner Shri Ashok Lavasa, Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra, Election Commissioner This Code of Ethics was developed as a follow up to the […]