Independent Thought announces the 4th Independent Thought National Legal Essay Competition, 2015.
The theme for this year is “Does allowing Child Labour at home, dilutes the Child’s Constitutional Right to Education?”
Last date for Submission is 31 October 2015
The essay is in the backdrop of the proposed amendment in the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 and the ongoing PIL, Independent Thought vs. Union of India WP (C) 8763 of 2015.
This case law established seeking declaration that exclusion of schools established, owned or controlled by Government should also obtain certificate of recognition as required under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 (RTE Act) and the existing exemption should be struck down as unconstitutional.
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