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Gurjeet Singh Singh Memorial Moot Court Competition by NLUJAA

ABOUT NLUJAA

The National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJAA) has been established by the Government of Assam by way of enactment of the National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam Act, 2009 (Assam Act No. XXV of 2009). The word ‘School’ was replaced by the word ‘University’ by amending the National Law School and Judicial Academy, Assam (Amendment) Act, 2011. The Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia is the Chancellor of the University.

THE MOOT COURT COMMITTEE

The Moot Court Committee of the institute is shouldered with the responsibility of moulding the abilities of the students and boosting their knowledge in the legal spectrum. The committee actively takes part in organising various such competitions with great zeal in order to provide the students with a platform to hone their skills, such as communication, drafting, researching and the like which are essentials for any aspiring candidate choosing to move forward in the field of law. The committee is looking forward to creating a thrilling and educated professional environment to provide the students with the required exposure to have hands-on experience at understanding and legally approaching the issues arising in the modern day society.

ABOUT THE COMPETITION

Prof. (Dr.) Gurjeet Singh served as the Founder Vice Chancellor of two National Law Universities, namely Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in his home state of Punjab and the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.

The Gurjeet Singh Singh Memorial Moot Court Competition has been organised by the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam, in memory of our beloved Founder- Vice Chancellor, Late Prof (Dr.) Gurjeet Singh who left for his heavenly abode on the 1st of April, 2017, out of indebtedness for his contribution and to symbolically immortalise his legacy in the annals of National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam.

This year’s moot proposition revolves around the nuances of the Constitution designed primarily to foster the basic understanding of the principles of rule of law amongst all aspiring law students. It has been clubbed with the much contended provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 which have received the limelight in recent times.

The moot problem for this edition has been drafted by Lavkesh Bhambani and Tushar Behl, who are Associates at L&L Partners.

IMPORTANT TAKEAWAYS

  • Last date of registration for the competition is – 1st March, 2022.  (any changes in the same will be duly communicated)
  • Last date for memorial submission is – 21st March, 2022.

MODE OF COMPETITION

  • The Competition shall be conducted via VIRTUAL MODE.

OFFICIAL INVITATION, RULEBOOK AND MOOT PROPOSITION

REGISTRATION PROCESS

  • A maximum of 60 teams will be allowed to participate in the competition. Slots for participating in the competition will be filled on a basis of ‘First Come, First Serve Only’.

PAYMENT DETAILS

  • The registration fee must be paid to the following account with the account details:

Name of the Beneficiary: National Law University and Judicial Academy Assam, Grants In Aid

Bank Name: State Bank of India

Branch Name: ICD Amingaon Branch, Hajo Road, Guwahati-781031

Account No: 32432292915

IFSC Code: SBIN 000 9201

PROVISIONAL REGISTRATION

Provisional registration, in case the team composition has not been determined, may be done by sending an email confirming participation.

Kindly direct all correspondence related to the competition to [email protected]  

PRIZES AND AWARDS

The rewards for the participants stands as follows-

Best Team Award: Cash prize of –  INR 40,000/-

Runners-Up Team Award: Cash prize of  INR 30,000/-

The Best Speaker Award: Cash prize of INR 10,000/-.

The Best Memorial Award: Cash prize of INR 10,000/-.

The Best Researcher Award: Cash prize of INR 10,000/-.

Additionally the participants will be awarded with Certificate of Participation.

CONTACT DETAILS

For any query you may, kindly send your mail correspondence to[email protected] or contact us on the below mentioned numbers –

Neil M. Goswami (Convener)- +918876568897

Aviral Vats – +91 8178157688

Vitthal Dixit- +919450989790

Devanshi Srivastava- +918953922746

Akansha Sharma- +919678766040

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