1st MMU National Moot Court Competition, 2016 [9-11 September, Ambala]: Register by August 13

Location

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana, Ambala.

Registration

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Registration Deadline

13th August, 2016

Dates

9th – 11th September, 2016

Rule Book

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I. Language

Language: The language of the Competition shall be English.

II. Eligibility and Team Composition

Eligibility: The Competition shall be open to students who are –

a. Pursuing an integrated 5 year LL.B. programme in India or

b. Pursuing a 3 year LL.B. programme in India.

Team Composition: Each team shall consist of minimum of two members and maximum of three members. In the event where a team consists of three members then – such team shall designate two of its members as speakers and one as researcher at the time of registration itself.

Only one team can register from the same institute. If more than one team attempt to register, the team applying first will be registered.

Allotment of Team Code: Every team which has successfully registered under the Rules shall be allotted a unique code after the closure of the Registration for the Competition. Once the unique code has been allotted, every team must use the team code for any communication with the Organizers during the course of the Competition.

Change in Team Composition: Any change in team composition must be intimated to the Organizers at the earliest. Any change must be accompanied with a registration form and an authority letter duly signed by the head of the institution. No change in team composition is allowed after registration by post.

III. Format of the Competition

Draw of Lots: The match up of teams in Preliminary Rounds shall be determined on the basis of draw of lots.

Preliminary Rounds: Each team shall represent only one side as decided during draw of lots.

Scoring in the Preliminary Rounds:

a. The aggregate score of a team shall be computed as the total of –

i. Score of Speaker 1

ii. Score of Speaker 2

iii. The score of the memorial.

Arrangement of Ranking: The teams in the Preliminary Rounds shall be ranked on the basis of below mentioned criteria –

a. The teams shall be first differentiated on their win-loss record after the  Preliminary Rounds

b. Net-Court Room Margin

c. If there is a tie, the team with the higher aggregate score will be allotted the higher rank

d. If the tie subsists, the team with the higher speaker score will be allotted the higher rank

e. If the tie still subsists, the team with the highest individual speaker score out of speakers of tied teams will be allotted the higher rank

f. If the tie still subsists, the team with the higher memorial score will be allotted higher rank

Results: The results of the Preliminary Rounds shall be declared soon after the conclusion of the Preliminary Rounds. The top eight teams will qualify for the Advanced Rounds.

Quarter-Finals:

a. The top eight teams from the Preliminary Rounds will qualify for the quarter-finals.

b. The side for the quarter-finals shall be decided by way of draw of lots.

c. The quarter-finals shall be a knock-out round.

d. The win-loss shall be decided on the basis of the aggregate speaker score.

No memorial score will be added in the Quarter-final. The win-loss shall be determined on the basis of score so computed. The team with higher aggregate score shall proceed to the Semi- final round.

Semi-finals:

a. Four teams from the Quarter-Final Round shall qualify for the Semi-Finals.

b.. The side of the team shall be decided by way of the draw of lots.

c. The semi-final shall be a knock-out round.

d. The win-loss shall be decided on the basis of the aggregate speaker score.

No memorial score will be added in the semi-final. The win-loss shall be determined on the basis of score so computed. The team with higher aggregate score shall proceed to the final round.

Finals:

In the final round, the win-loss shall be decided on the basis of the aggregate speaker score. No memorial score will be added in the finals. The win-loss shall be determined on the basis of score so computed.

Deciding of Winner in Case of Tie in Advanced Rounds: In the event of tie in advanced rounds, then –

a. The team with the highest individual speaker score out of speakers of tied teams will be allotted the higher rank;

b. If the tie still subsists, the winner of the round shall be decided by adding the score of memorials to the aggregate speaker scores;

IV. Memorials

Strict Adherence to Rules Regarding Memorials: All requirements have to be strictly followed. Non adherence to the same will attract penalty subject to the discretion of the organizers.

Memorials to be prepared from Both Sides: Each team must prepare memorials for both sides to the dispute.

Submission of  Memorials

Email: [email protected]

Submission of Soft Copy of Memorials:

a. The soft copies of the memorial from each side should reach the organisers on [email protected] in either .pdf or .doc or .docx format latest by 27th August, 2016 before 4 PM.

b. Memorials shall be sent as an attachment with the mail in the form of single file for each side of memorial.

c. A penalty of 1 mark shall be levied in case the memorial is submitted in any other format or as a multiple file by the team.

d. The team submitting the soft copy 5 days after the last date of the submission of the soft copy of the memorial will be disqualified from the competition.

Submission of Hard Copy of Memorials:

a. One copy of the memorial from each side should reach the Organizers on the below mentioned address by September 3, 2016. (Only through speed post) –

To

Moot Court Committee,

Department of law, MMU, Mullana,

Ambala (Haryana)

Pin Code 133207

Submission Guidelines

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Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Soft Copy of Memorials: 27th August, 2016

Last Date of Submission of Hard Copy of Memorials: 3rd September, 2016

Formal Registration: 9th September, 2016

Draw of Lots and Exchange of Memorials: 9th September, 2016

Preliminary Rounds and Quarter Finals: 9th – 10th September, 2016

Semi Finals Rounds and Final Round: 11th September, 2016

Valedictory and Prize Distribution: 11th September, 2016

For further details, click HERE.

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  1. Worst experience..the judges were faculties who had no knowledge of law. Everything seemed to be biased and fixed. Moreover the hospitality was so poor, my only advice is never participate in any competition organised by this college.

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