Practice Areas

Follow us

Mandamus Cannot Be Issued To Parliament To Enact Legislation: SC Rejects Plea To Enact Law To Provide Uniform Compensation To Victims Of Violence

The Supreme Court dismissed a lawyer’s plea seeking direction to Parliament to enact a law providing a uniform scheme of compensation for persons who are affected by violence and other tragedies. “No mandamus can be issued to Parliament as a legislating body to enact legislation. “, said the bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee. B.S. Rajesh Agrajith, a lawyer, had approached the Apex Court by filing a Public Interest Litigation. He prayed for issuing direction to Centre to formulate, enact and implement a strong uniform scheme for awarding compensation for mis-happenings, deaths due to Terrorism or Maoist violence or mob lynching etc. rape victims etc.

Asia Law Offices advised a major transnational strategic collaboration between its client, UAE-Based Pharmax Pharmaceuticals, and Swiss pharma major Acino Pharmaceuticals.

ALO represented Pharmax in the structuring and closure of entire transaction documents of the significant collaboration.

The collaboration framework extends to licensing, manufacturing, and supply of Acino formulations within the gastroenterology and the cardiovascular space throughout the Middle East and Africa.