Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006).
Keeping in view the broad policy of RGNUL to promote research in the field of law, the Centre for Criminology, Criminal Justice and Victimology (CCV) has been purposefully established under the able leadership of Prof. (Dr.) G.S. Bajpai, Vice-Chancellor, RGNUL, to provide critical and necessitated focus towards fostering the objective of carrying fundamental and applied research on the evolving aspects of transformative criminal justice system including the dimensions of victimology and criminology as particular areas of interest.
About the Legislative Drafting Competition
Rajiv Gandhi National University of law, Punjab’s Centre for Criminology, Criminal justice and Victimology (CCV) is hosting its 2nd RGNUL-CCV Legislative Drafting Competition, 2023. This competition provides a platform where the best minds can come forward and critically utilize this opportunity of curating and drafting the legislative bills whereby experiencing the nuances of framing the law with the aim of encouraging the students towards the process of law making and governance.
The objective of the competition is to provide a platform to the brilliant minds to undertake analytical research of laws related in different jurisdictions and to come up with intellectually- driven provisions that can be implemented within the Indian framework. Legislative drafting helps individuals to enhance their knowledge, implementation and interpretation of the law and nurtures their ability to identify the current challenges in law and suggest solutions. The competition seeks to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and experience & invites law students and legal practitioners to draft legislations.
Participants have to draft a legislation titled “Victims of Cyber Crime.” Through this competition, the Centre seeks to create awareness of having a proper legislation that is dedicated to promote and protect the rights and ensure proper safeguards to a victim.
The Centre aims that through this competition, a solution can be found that can help in providing assistance and protection to the victims at every stage of investigation, trial, and post-trial within the Indian criminal justice system.
Bill that is to be drafted should inculcate those aspects that particularly deal with the rights, protection and assistance of a victim and each of the provisions should cover the operational and the procedural part with elaborative details on the extent of the Bill to show which all crime victims are covered within its ambit.
The Bill should also cover those provisions that the drafters find incidental or ancillary to the topic of the Bill and thinks that certain provisions should come under the main theme of the competition.
Who is it for?
The Competition is open to all law students pursuing LLM or LLB. (3-Year or 5-Year course
from a recognized university within the territory of India).
Participants may register as individual or in a team of two.
There is no restriction on the number of entries from any college or university. Multiple teams can participate from a single university.
Participating teams shall register themselves for the competition by submitting the following google form given at the end of this post for free.
All participants will receive a participation certificate which shall be sent by the organizers to the respective colleges on the official address provided or through the provided E-mail IDs.
Further, Winners would be receiving cash prizes in the following manner:
?The Best Team – ? 5,000
?The Runner Up- ? 3,000
?The Second Runner Up – ? 2,000
February 18, 2023
Registration Starts: February 7, 2023
Registration Ends: February 18, 2023
Release of Team Codes: February 20, 2023
Last Date to Seek Clarifications: February 20, 2023
Release of Clarifications (if any): February 25, 2023
Submission Date: March 18, 2023
Result Declaration: March 31, 2023
For any further queries, please write to [email protected] with subject “QUERY FOR LEGISLATION DRAFTING COMPETITION” or contact the student coordinators:
Click here to register.