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Strengthening Local Government: Background note for a Constitutional Amendment

Towards Building a National Campaign for Constitutional Amendment to Part IX & IX-A (Article 243 G & W) and Amendment to Create List IV in the Seventh Schedule (Local Government List) National Consultation for Strengthening Local Government and Dalit and Women Elected Representatives   BACKGROUND NOTE Introduction  The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments are an important …

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A Memoranda on the proposed Juvenile Justice Bill 2014

To Shri N.S. Walia Director, Rajya Sabha Secretariat, Room No. 515, Fifth Floor, Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi- 110001. (Tel: 23034187 and Fax: 23793633) E-mail: rsc_hrd@sansad.nic.in & committeehrd@gmail.com   Please find attached a Memoranda on the proposed Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2014 addressed to the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human …

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The Child Labour Prohibition Bill 2014

Campaign Against Child Labour  The Child Labour Prohibition Bill 2014 (The earlier version of this bill was discussed at two National Consultation at Chennai organized by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation, Campaign Against Child Labour – Tamil Nadu and Centre for Child Rights And Development with the drafting assistance of D.Geetha, Advocate. Several Social …

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Alternative Child Labour Prohibition Bill, 2014.

  18.07.2014 To Dear Madam / Sir, Sub. : 1.    Submission of Alternative Child Labour Prohibition Bill, 2014 Recommendations on Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 – regarding    Ref.: Notification of Ministry of Labour and Employment           No. A-42025/2/2004. —– ­ Greetings from Campaign Against Child Labour (CACL). Several Civil Society organizations …

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Police reforms: Citizens’ memo to the CM of Tamil Nadu

Dear Madam Chief Minister,   As you are aware, the Supreme Court Judgment of 2006 in the Prakash Singh case has stressed the need for police reform and issued directions, with a view to improve the autonomy, accountability, effectiveness and responsiveness of the police.  Subsequently the Supreme Court has issued certain directions for implementation. Tamil …

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Drafting an Alternative Tamil Nadu Police Bill Replacing The Police Act of 1861 and Other Police Laws

REPORT   A Consultation on Drafting an Alternative Tamil Nadu Police Bill 2014 Replacing The Police Act of 1861 was jointly organised by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Campaign for Custodial Justice & Abolition of Torture and Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation (HRF). The Consultation was held on 25th October 2014 at Chennai. At …

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Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Ordinance, 2013 Analysis and Recommendations for Amendments

Introduction   This submission represents the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative’s (CHRI) consideration of the Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Ordinance and our corresponding recommendations. We have analysed the Ordinance, identified gaps and weakness, provided suggestions for amendments as well as recommended the inclusion of provisions that will better define police powers and functions, the limits of …

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Children’s Manifesto

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