As initially enacted for example Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) 1985 (hereinafter alluded to as 'the Act'), there existed no distinction between a drug trafficker and an addict. A uniform sentence construction was specified as punishment for most offences under the Act.
J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020 received Presidential assent on September 26. The amendment Act has been enacted to provide for the languages to be used for the official purposes of the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Under the Hindu Mitakshara Law, ancestral property is passed on down the male line by survivorship – what we commonly refer to as the coparcenary system. Unique as it was, the minute a son was born in a family, he would become a coparcener in his own right, to the ancestral property of the family.