Indian courts have been remarkably reticent when it comes to ordinances - Prof. Shubhankar Dam, SMU School of Law

Anuj A January 20 2014
Shubhankar Dam, Indian Law Schools

Shubhankar Dam, an Assistant Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University School of Law, recently published a book on the history of ordinances in India. In this conversation with Bar & Bench, he talks about the common perception that ordinances enjoy, the role of the judiciary and the administrative challenges of a national law school.

Bar & Bench: One-sixth of all federal legislations between 1952 and 2009 are in the form of ordinances. That’s a disturbing . . .

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