Legal problem as to the Exploration of the Moon & Planets
Rescue of Human Life in Outer Space
The Legal status of Space objects
The Regulation of various aspects of Space Activities, viz., Space communications, Direct Television Broadcasting Satellites, the use of artificial earth satellites for navigation, space meteorology, the exploration of the earth's resources by space facilities, space activities and environmental pollution. Remote sensing.
Optional Paper - 14 : Women and Law
The course shall comprise of the following :
(1)Legal Position of Women in Pre-Independence Period :
(a)Legal Position of Women in Ancient India
(b)Legal Position of Women in Medieval India
(c)Legal Position of Women in British India
(2)Women's Right and Indian Constitution :
Constitutional Provisions Concerning Equality and Protection of Women in Chapters of Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles.
(3)U.N. Convention on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, 1979.
(4)U.N. Machinery for Advancement of Women's Equality and Women's Welfare.
(a)International Commission on Status of Women
(5)Social Legislation for Women
Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
(6)Dowry Crimes and I.P.C. 1860
(a)Cruelty Against Married Women (Section 498 A)
(B)Offence of Dowry Death (Section 304 B)
(7)Stree Dhan and Matrimonial Property
(8)Women's Right to Control their Re-Productivity
Optional Paper -15 : Legal and Constitutional History
This course is intended to introduce students to the Legal and Constitutional History of India (1600-1950). Emphasis will be laid on the following :
I.Legal History :
The Early Charters and the Administration of Justice by the East India Company, the Mayor's Courts; Judicial Reforms of Warren Hastings and the Advent of Adalat System; the Regulating Act and the Act of Settlement; Judicial Reforms of Cornwallis; the High Courts; Privy Council; the Supreme Court of India; the Law Commissions and Codification, Development of Criminal Law, Law of Contract and Law of Evidence in India; Personal Laws of Hindu and Mohammedans.
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