Tag Archives: legal system

Pakistan legal system, whether judicial system is challenging for foreign investor in the context of China and Pakistan economic corridor (Published)

The legal system of any state is of fundamental importance. Legal system not only provides justice, but also enhance the opportunities of FDI in its state. In Pakistan’s legal system the parliament has a prominent role. The law making institutions of parliaments are the senate and national assembly. The parliament is responsible to make laws for foreign investment and foreign investors’ protection. The Judiciary and courts are other prominent elements of legal system. The parliament has a supportive role for foreign investors to provide appropriate law regarding their protection, whereas judiciary has an opposite role in providing benefits to foreign investors.In the past foreign investors have to face challenges by the judicial system.The intervention by the courts of Pakistan in Steel Mill’s privatization case as well as the intervention by the Supreme Court in various other foreign investment projects have been observed. The rental power case in which the Supreme Court terminated the agreement between Pakistan government and a foreign company is a renowned case in the past. To pursue a Foreign direct investment in Pakistan it is crucial to revise state’s judicial laws regarding FDI. This would be beneficial for both the foreign investor and the host state(Pakistan) to get the mutual benefit in the form of a stable investment project. China is investing a number of projects in Pakistan under CPEC, the stable and fair laws for FDI would be a favorable step to establish successful investment projects.

Keywords: Parliament, judicial system, legal system, senate

A Comparative Research of Legislation for Comprising a Special Law in Support of Single Mothers of Bangladesh (Published)

Bangladesh is an independent country as well as the state has been ratified several international covenants regarding human rights aimed to reflect the conventional substances upon domestic laws. The constitution of Bangladesh is also an ideal source to protect civil rights such as it has guaranteed elimination of gender discrimination from the state by enforcing obligatory legal measures. Despite of having influence of international human rights and affirmative declaration from the constitution the single mothers of Bangladesh are deprived tremendously with their children. This phenomenon signifies presence of scarcity of special legislation in support of single mothers in the country. The aim of this paper is to compare the legislation of China and Bangladesh regarding women and children for comprising a contemporary appropriate law to hold up the rights of single mothers of Bangladesh.

 

Keywords: Comparative law, Contemporary, legal system, single mothers, special law

A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE CONCEPT OF PLEA BARGAINING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DELIVERY IN NIGERIA (Published)

The concept of “plea bargain” is a new phenomenon in the Nigerian legal system. It has been trailed with a lot of controversy. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recently been applying the concept to release many corrupt public officers who should have been in jail. The idea is that they agree to plead guilty for a lesser charge with minimal punishment in exchange for the return of most of their stolen wealth. The opponents of this practice believe that the end result of the practice would be counterproductive in the fight against corruption as it will encourage other public officers to steal public money. This paper examines the origin of the concept, its development across the globe and the issues arising from the emerging practice of plea bargain in Nigeria. The paper also makes some valuable suggestions as to how not to make the practice become a leeway for encouraging treasury looters.

Keywords: Criminal Justice, Plea Bargaining, legal system

LEGAL STATUS OF THE CASPIAN SEA IN INTERNATIONAL LAW (Published)

The legal status of Caspian Sea has caused a lot of disputes since former USSR dissolution in 1993. The littoral states of this basin have been affected by political and legal views which stated in international relations between these countries.There are different and controversial doctrines amonglittoral states which caused deep separation between them. Also, different seminars and conferences have been held to find a positive solution for dividing this International Lake, the legal system and limitation of every littoral state have been remained as a dilemma.

Keywords: Caspian Sea, International law, legal system, littoral states