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LEGAL SYSTEMS IN INDIA: AN OVERVIEW

Judicial System in India

A Q&A guide to the legal system in India.

The Q&A gives a high level overview of the key legal concepts including the constitution, system of governance and the general legislative process; the main sources of law; the court structure and hierarchy; the judiciary and its appointment; the general rules of civil and criminal litigation, including reporting restrictions, evidentiary requirements, the roles of the judge and counsel, burdens of proof and penalties.

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