In which of the following cases, the Supreme Court directed closing down and demolition of shrimp industries in coastal regulation zone and implement the “precautionary principle” and “the polluter pays principle and held them liable for payment of compensation for reversing the ecology and compensate the individual for loss suffered ?
Answer: S. Jagannath Vs. Union of India
In which of the following cases, the Supreme Court upheld the governmental direction to close down the lime-stone mining operations and quarrying permanently, holding it the duty of the lessee to protest and safeguard the right of the people to live in a healthy environment with minimal disturbance of ecological balance ?
Answer: Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh
“If International Law were only a kind of morality, the framers of state papers concerning foreign policy would throw all strength on moral argument. But as a matter of fact, this is not what they do. They appeal not to the general feeling of moral rightness, but to precedents, to treaties, and to opinions of specialists. They assume the existence among statesmen and publicists of a series of legal as distinguished from moral obligations in the affairs of nations.” This observation is made by
Answer: Frederick Pollock
What are essential tests for the existence of International Custom ?
Answer: Uniform practice of States and opino juris sine necessitatis
In which of the following cases, Judge Alvarez evolved a doctrine that General Assembly resolutions are virtually binding upon States in a legislative sense ?
Answer: Anglo-Norwegian Fisheries case, ICJ Reports, 1951, p. 152
In which of the following case the Supreme Court held that “The Three Talaks” would be treated as a ‘Single Talak” and not a valid Talak ?
Answer: Shamim Ara Vs. State of U.P. AIR 2002 SCR 4162
Ceremonies of Hindu Marriage have been laid down in Minute details in
To mature as a ground of Divorce the ‘Desertion’, under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, must continue for a minimum period of
In which of its following Report the Law Commission recommended, the “Breakdown Principle’ to be accepted as the additional ground of Divorce ?
Which of the following Ceremony/Ceremonies are obligatory under the Hindu Marriage Act ?
Who is the Chairperson of NHRC ?
Answer: Justice K.G. Bala Krishnan
India is not a party to
Answer: Optional Protocol to International Civil and Political Rights
The ‘Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women’ was entered into force in the year
The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights was established under ECOSOC Resolution No.17 adopted on
Nuisance is a form of Tort
Answer: Which is not actionable per-se
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