Committees Current Affairs - 2019

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Justice D K Jain to head 20th Law Commission

Justice D K Jain, who is about to retire from Supreme Court, has been appointed as the chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India.

Task for 20th Law Commission:

The 20th Law Commission was constituted through a Government Order with effect from September 1, 2012, with the term ending on August 31, 2015. It has been charged with a wide terms of reference including one to examine existing laws from the gender equality perspective and suggest necessary amendments. It will also identify obsolete laws for their repeal and also recommend appropriate steps for speedy grievance redressal of citizen’s grievances in the field of law. The commission would also examine the Laws which affect the poor and carry out post-audit for socio-economic legislations and take all necessary measures to harness law and the legal process in the service of the poor.

Month: Categories: Constitution & LawPersons in News


RBI establishes Working Group to review Banking Ombudsman Scheme

Taking into consideration the suggestions by Committee on Customer Service in Banks (Damodaran Committee) relating to Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2006 and the Rajya Sabha Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a Working Group which will be headed by Suma Verma with an aim to review, update, and revise the Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006.

The background of Banking Ombudsman Scheme. What sort of complaints doest this scheme handles?

Month: Categories: Business, Economy & Banking