GLC, Thiruvananthapuram’s Legislative Drafting Competition 2013; Register by Feb 25

The Moot Court Society of Government Law College is pleased to announce “The Legislation Drafting Competition, 2013”.

The topic for the Competition is:
“Migrant Workers (Control, Maintenance and Welfare) Bill, 2013”

Each legislation must be drafted by a maximum of two authors. The entries will be judged by a panel of eminent judges. It is recommended that the participants come up with innovative clauses at the same time being practical and non-Utopian. An example of a draft bill can be found on www.prsindia.org.

In the light of the current situation in our country and the urgent need to revisit and rethink on the conditions of migrant workers, we need a legislation to protect them. We need measures for their health, welfare and safety. An effective mechanism for registration and maintenance of migrant workers, especially in the unorganised sector.

Kindly confirm your participation for the same by 25th February 2013.
The entries must reach the Moot Court Society on or before 05th March, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. IST.

RULES FOR THE LEGISLATION DRAFTING COMPETITION, 2013

PARTICIPATION AND REGISTRATION

  • Each Legislation must be drafted by a maximum of two authors.
  • All entries must be in English.
  • Participants may be Students, Lawyers, Judges, Academicians or any other person interested in Law.
  • Participants may register by sending in their details (Name, Contact number and E-mail-ID) to [email protected] on or before 25th February, 2013.

PRESENTATION

  • The Legislation must comprise of not less than 3000 words and not more than 5000 words including footnotes.
  • The Legislation should be typed on A4 size paper; font-size of the body of the text must be 12, font type: Times New Roman, 1.5. Spacing and one inch margins on each side.
  • Two hard-copies of the Legislation must be submitted in the Format specified to the Moot Court Society. Participants must also submit a soft-copy of the same to [email protected] in an MS-Word Read-Only Format.
  • Entries must reach us by 5:00 p.m. on 05th March, 2013.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • For the purpose of this competition, each article shall be the original work of the participant/s. Any article found to be a copied work from any other original work, would be disqualified.
  • If there arises any situation that is not contemplated in the Rules, the organizers decision on the same shall be final.
  • The organisers reserve the right to vary, alter, modify or repeal any of the above rules if so required and as they deem appropriate.

MARKING CRITERIA

3.1. Each Legislation will be marked on a total of 100 marks.
3.2. The following is the Criteria for marking each submission:
S. No
Marking Criteria
Marks Allocated
1.
Ingenuity of Ideas
30
2.
Structure of Legislation
20
3.
Issues Covered
20
4.
Language, Grammar & Style
15
5.
Use of Law & authorities, reference etc.
15
TOTAL
100
For any further queries, you may contact:
Prof. (Dr.) P.C John: +91 9446 41 8759
Nebil Nizar: + 91 9633 66 3063
Alternatively, you may e-mail your queries to: [email protected]

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