Employee Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act (1952): Applicability and Features

According to Section 2(f) of the Employee Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act (1952) (hereinafter referred to as the EPF Act), Any individual who is (i)employed by or through a contractor in or in relation to the work of the establishment is considered to be an employee; or (ii)engaged as an apprentice but not under the terms of the establishment’s standing order or the 1961 Apprentices Act.

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Cybersquatting Involving Trademarks and Service Marks

Examples of Cybersquatting, also known as domain squatting, is the practice of maliciously registering, purchasing, or exploiting a domain name. Cybersquatters disregard trademarks to extort money from others. In actuality, the first person to purchase a domain name will get it.

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Abortion: its Evolution & Challenges

Abortion has remained one of the most contentious issues in biological ethics to this day. It’s a topic that’s been hotly debated all over the world, and there are a lot of different perspectives on whether or not it’s legal.

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A Study of Administrative Tribunal in India

The term ‘tribunal’ is used in Administrative Law with a specific meaning, referring only to adjudicatory bodies that are not part of the regular court system. Technically, the judicial powers in India are vested in the Courts, which are responsible for safeguarding individual rights and promoting justice.

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Restitution under Indian Contract Act

The act of returning something to its rightful owner after it has been taken away, lost, or relinquished is known as “restitution.” When a contract is declared void, neither side is obligated to fulfil its obligations.

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Damages in Lieu of Specific Performance

Damages in Lieu of Specific Performance must be specifically claimed. In the recent case of Universal Petro Chemicals Ltd. v. B.P. PLC & Ors.’s, the Supreme Court of India confirmed that damages in place of specific performance under Section 21(5) of the Specific Relief Act, 1963 (“Act”) can be granted only if specifically claimed in the plaint.

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