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Cabinet approves extension of 22nd Law Commission till August 31

The 22nd law panel was constituted for three years on February 21, 2020 and its chairperson, Justice Rituraj Awasthi (retd), assumed office on November 9, 2022

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the extension of the term of the twenty-second Law Commission of India up to August 31, 2024, according to the Press Information Bureau (PIB) release.

The tenure of the twenty-second Law Commission will have a full-time Chairperson; four full-time Members (including Member-Secretary); Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs as ex-officio Member; Secretary, Legislative Department as ex officio Member; and not more than five part-time members.

The 22nd law panel was constituted for three years on February 21, 2020 and its chairperson, Justice Rituraj Awasthi (retd), assumed office on November

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First Published: Feb 22 2023 | 10:10 PM IST

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