Offence of Benami Transaction

The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 53. Penalty for benami transaction (1) Where any person enters into a benami transaction in order to defeat the provisions of any law or to avoid payment of statutory dues or to avoid payment to creditors, the beneficial owner, benamidar and any other person who abets or induces any person to enter into the benami transaction, shall be guilty of … Continue reading Offence of Benami Transaction

Indian Space Law

Law Library Leading space powers like the US, Russia and Japan have domestic space laws based broadly on the Outer Space Treaty of 1967, while China has announced that its space policy will be ready soon. India, though, has the dubious distinction of being the only country with indigenous launch capability, yet without a national space law. India’s space activities are currently guided by a … Continue reading Indian Space Law

The Copyright Rules, 2013

Published vide Notification No. G.S.R. 172(E), dated 14th March, 2013 Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Higher Education) G.S.R. 172(E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 78 the Copyright Act, 1957, and in supersession of the Copyright Rules, 1958, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Government hereby makes the following Rules, namely:- CHAPTER … Continue reading The Copyright Rules, 2013

The Copyright Rules, 1958

Published S.R.O. 270, dated 21.1.1958, published in the Gazette of India, Ext., Pt. II, Section 3(ii), dated 21.1.1958. CHAPTER I Preliminary 1. Short title, extent and commencement .—(1) These rules may be called The Copyright Rules, 1958.(2) They extend to the whole of India.(3) They shall come into force on the date on which the Act comes into force. 2. Interpretations .—In these rules, unless the context … Continue reading The Copyright Rules, 1958

International Copyright Order, 1999

Published vide S.O. 228(E), dated 24.3.1999, published in the Gazette of India, Ext., Pt. II, Section 3(i) dated 6.4.1999. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 40 of the Copyright Act, 1957 (14 of 1957), and in supersession of the International Copyright Order, 1991, the Central Government hereby makes the following Order, namely:— 1. (1) This Order may be called The International Copyright Order, 1999.(2) … Continue reading International Copyright Order, 1999