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US National Space Policy-Presidential Policy Directive-9/12/2020

As established in international law, outer space, including the Moon and other celestial bodies, is not subject to national appropriation by claim of sovereignty, by means of use or occupation, or by any other means. The United States will pursue the extraction and utilization of space resources in compliance with applicable law, recognizing those resources as critical for sustainable exploration, scientific discovery, and commercial operations.

List of Multilateral Treaties deposited with UNO

This collection has been established pursuant to the General Assembly resolution A/52/363, section VI and subsequently adopted resolutions on multilingualism, inter alia, 65/311, 67/292 and Secretary-General’s reports to the General Assembly 65/282 and 67/311. It consists of the titles of multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General in the six official languages of the United Nations – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. The listing of titles is updated annually, as required. There are currently over 560 multilateral conventions deposited with the Secretary-General, and their number keeps growing steadily as new conventions open for signature almost every year.

Criminal Procedure Rules 2020-UK

United Kingdom

The Criminal Procedure Rule Committee has made a new consolidation of the Criminal Procedure Rules. The 2020 Rules replace the Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 and the amendments made to those rules since then. The new rules come into force on Monday 5 October 2020.


This Federal Law regulates relations arising in connection with circulation, i.e. development, preclinical trials, clinical trials, expert examination, state registration, standardization and quality control, production, manufacture, storage, transportation, import into the Russian Federation, export from the Russian Federation, advertising, dispensation, distribution, transfer, use and destruction of medicines.

To define the dollar as a fixed weight of gold’- A Bill Introduced in US Congress – 03/22/2018

Safe Haven Assets

following the date of enactment of this Act, the United States Government shall take timely and reasonable steps to disclose all of its holdings of gold, together with a contemporaneous report of any United States governmental purchases or sales, thus enhancing the ability of the market and of market participants to arrive at the fixed dollar-gold parity in an orderly fashion.

Law of Remands into Custody in UK

United Kingdom

In the magistrates’ court, a defendant can only remand a person in custody for a maximum of eight days, except where it has previously remanded him in custody and it has a set a date for the next stage of those proceedings. In those circumstances, having heard representations from the defendant’s representatives, he can be remanded in custody for a period ending in that date or for a period of 28 days, whichever is the less – s. 128A of the Magistrates Courts Act 1980.

India-UAE list of Bilateral Agreements

UAE is one the very few countries where Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi visited twice. The State visit of the Prime Minister to UAE on 10-11 February, 2018 helped in sustaining the momentum generated by earlier visits of Crown Prince in 2017 and 2016 and that of PM in 2015.

Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019

Notwithstanding that Tibetan Buddhism is practiced in many countries including Bhutan, India, Mongolia, Nepal, the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation, and the United States, the Government of the People’s Republic of China has repeatedly insisted on its role in managing the selection of Tibet’s next spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, through actions such as those described in the “Measures on the Management of the Reincarnation of Living Buddhas” in 2007.

Judges Law of the People’s Republic of China

Have an undergraduate degree in law from an ordinary college and have received the rank of bachelor or higher; or have an undergraduate degree or above from a full-time ordinary college in a subject other than law, and have received master’s degree in law or jurisprudence; or have an undergraduate degree or above from a full-time ordinary college, have received the corresponding degree, and have specialized legal professional knowledge;

Law of Criminal Procedure- SAUDI ARABIA

Courts shall apply Shari’ah principles, as derived from the Qur’an and Sunnah (the traditions of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him) to the cases that are brought before them. They shall also apply laws promulgated by the state that do not contradict the provisions of the Qur’an and Sunnah, and shall comply with the procedure set forth in this Law.
The provisions of this Law shall apply to criminal cases that have not been decided and to proceedings that have not been completed prior to the implementation thereof.

Taiwan Travel Act-2018

The United States considers any effort to determine the future of Taiwan by other than peaceful means, including by boycotts or embargoes, a threat to the peace and security of the Western Pacific area and of grave concern to the United States.