Indian Contract Act-1872

All agreements are contracts if they are made by the free consent of parties competent to contract, for a lawful consideration and with a lawful object, and are not hereby expressly declared to be void.

Arbitration and Conciliation Act-1996

General Assembly of the United Nations has recommended that all countries give due consideration to the said Model Law, in view of the desirability of uniformity of the law of arbitral procedures and the specific needs of international commercial arbitration practice;

Offences, Bail,Trial and Punishment under Indian Penal Code

Explanatory Notes : (1) In regard to offences under the Indian Penal Code, the entries in the second and third columns against a section the number of which is given in the first column are not intended as the definition of, and the punishment prescribed for, the offence in the Indian Penal Code, but merely as indication of the substance of the section.(2) In this Schedule, (i) the expressions "Magistrate of the first class" and "Any Magistrate" include Metropolitan Magistrates but not Executive Magistrates; (ii) the word "cognisable" stands for "a police officer may arrest without warrant"; and (iii) the word "non-cognisable" stands for, "a police officer shall not arrest without warrant".

Code of Civil Procedure-1908

An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature Whereas it is expedient to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the procedure of the Courts of Civil Judicature; it is hereby enacted as follows:-

Arms Act-1959

The Indian Arms Act, 1878, was intended to disarm the entire nation. Even after independence, the law declaring "swords, daggers, spears, spear-heads, bow and arrows" as "arms" has been allowed to continue unaltered on the statute book. The rigours of the Arms Act and rules thereunder continue to make it difficult for law abiding citizens to possess firearms for self-defence whereas terrorists, dacoit-gangs and other anti-social or anti-national elements are using not only civilian weapons but also bombs, hand-grenades, Bren-gans, Sten-guns, .303 bore service rifles and revolvers of military type, for perpetrating heinous crimes against society and the State.