A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to High Courts to take appropriate steps to adopt uniform procedure for case registration, use common judicial terms, phrases and abbreviations and make the court fee uniform.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to hear an appeal filed by a 69-year-old disabled woman, seeking probe by the Crime Branch, Economic Offence Wing (EOW), Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) or the Enforcement Directorate (ED) into a fraud committed upon her by her relatives, which lead to the loss of Gas Agency, established by her long years of hard work.
The petitioner AshwiniKumar Upadhyay had submitted before the court that there are severalacts that contain different provisions for adoption and guardianship, which areagainst gender equality, dignity of women and children. He sought removal ofsuch anomalies.
Highlighting the importance of the Law Commission, The petitioner highlighted the importance of the Law Commision and submitted that the injury to the public was extremely large as the Law Commission of India was headless since September 9, 2018, which made it unable to examine the public issues.
Petitioner asserts that it is a serious matter of concern to both democracy and rule of law because 43% of MPs have criminal cases against them. In turn, it causes irreversible harm to a noble profession, the public interest.