2nd R. N Sahay National Legal Essay Competition

2nd R. N Sahay National Legal Essay Competition

TOPIC FOR THE PAPER



  1. Freedom of Speech and Expression in Digital Age.



  1. Scope of Delegation/Outsourcing of Judicial Functions by Apex Court with reference to Article 142 of the Constitution of India.



  1. Omission of Consent Clause and Social Impact Assessment in Infrastructure Project vis-à-vis Internally Displaced Persons – A Throwback to the Act of 1894?
  2. Real Estate Regulatory Authority of India – Need of the Hour.
  3. Legal issues in regulating Clinical Drug Trials on human beings in India – Balancing economic opportunities with public health.


TIMES SCHEDULE 

  1. Last date of Submission shall be 26th of October 2015.



  1. The result for the competition shall be declared on 26th of November, 2015.


REGISTERATION



  1. Interested students shall mail us their basic details in format mentioned below along with the scanned copy of their ID card issued by the concerned College/Institute/University at rnsnlec@gmail.com

    • -  Name of the Participant: College/Institute/University:
    • -  Course, Batch & Year:
    • -  Contact No.’s:
    • -  Email:


  2. On receipt of the above mail, a Unique Submission No. (USN) will be generated & mailed to each individual participant, thereby confirming their registration.



  1. There is no registration fee for the competition.



  1. Print Registration Form (mentioned below or download from the website), fill the same, mention USN provided and get the same signed and sealed by Head of your College/ Institution/ University.



  1. Write and Complete the essay in accordance with the Competition Rules.



  1. Mail us Soft Copy of the essay along with scanned copy of duly filled, signed and sealed Registration form.



  1. Send the following to the Corporate Office Address : 2 hard copies of the essay and the original copy of duly filled, signed and sealed registration fee


COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATION 

Rules For Online Registration



  1. Interested students shall mail us their basic details in format mentioned below along with the scanned copy of their ID card issued by the concerned College/Institute/University at rnsnlec@gmail.com


            -  Name of the Participant:

            -  College/Institute/University:

            -  Course, Batch & Year:

            -  Contact No.’s:

            -  Email:



  1. On receipt of the above mail, a Unique Submission No. (USN) will be generated & mailed to each individual participant, thereby confirming their registration.
  2. There is no registration fee for the competition.


Rules For Submission 



  1. The language of the Essay shall be strictly English
  2. The word limit for the essay is 3500 - 6000 words (including footnotes).
  3. Co-authorship/Joint authorship is not allowed.
  4.  All the participants must adhere to the following specification:




    •                         -  Paper Size: A4
    •                         -  Font: Times New Roman
    •                         -  Font Size: 12
    •                         -  Line Spacing: 1.5
    •                         -  Footnotes: Font Size 10, Line Spacing 1



5. Each participant shall be permitted to submit only one individual entry. Multiple entries by an individual shall lead to disqualification.

6. The First Page should be a Separate Page in the beginning of the essay and it must contain the following details:




    1. Name of the Participant
    2. Name of the Institution
    3. Year of Study and Batch
    4. Contact Information (e-mail ID and Phone no’s. of participant)




  1. Second Page (Cover Page) of the submission should contain the following details only:


                        -  Title of the Essay

                        -  Abstract of the Essay (200-250 words)



  1. The Cover Page and/or Main Body of the essay should not carry contain any form of identification of the the
 In any other case, it shall lead to immediate disqualification.



  1. Format of submission should be as per the rules of the competition.



  1. The soft copy of the essay should be submitted in MS Word file (.doc/.docx).



  1. Soft Copy of the Essays must be mailed to the Convener cum Coordinator of the Competition at rnsnlec@gmail.com .



  1. The Soft Copy must be accompanied by the scanned copy of duly filled, signed & sealed Registration Form that can be downloaded from our website rrsahayaassociates.com.



  1. Each participant shall dispatch 2 hard copies of the same and the original copy of duly filled, signed & sealed Registration Form; to the following address:


R.R.SAHAYA & ASSOCIATES Lawyers, Solicitors & Legal Consultants 
CORPORATE LAW OFFICE 
258-Nehru Nagar, Patliputra Colony, Patna-800013 (Bihar), India Tel: +91 94704 50613, +91 98354 18481


  1. All students are expected to acknowledge the primary source(s) of information.



  1. Last date of Submission shall be 26th of October 2015.



  1. The result for the competition shall be declared on 26th of November, 2015.


GUIDELINES



  1. The competition shall be open to all students pursuing the 3-year or 5-year Law Course from any institution recognised by the Bar Council of India, in India.
  2. Only original essays will be considered for the Competition. Multiple entries by an individual and/or Plagiarism will result in disqualification. Free plagiarism checks will be provided to authors at plagiarism-checker.org/rnsahay.php
  3. No part of it should have been published earlier nor should it be under consideration for publication or a contest elsewhere.
  4. Any form of Plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification of essay (Max. limit 10%). The participants are responsible for the originality of the work and agree to indemnify RRSA & RNSNLEC from and against any claims, suits and damages based on any claim of copyright infringement or plagiarism or unauthorized use.
  5. If at any point in time it comes to light that an infringement or plagiarism has taken place the certificates issued will be revoked, the prize called back & the said occurrence will be mentioned on the web and through media.
  6. Footnotes may not be substituted as endnotes, for it shall lead to disqualification.
  7. In case of a tie, the decision shall be reserved by RRSA & RNSNLEC.
  8. Each person shall be required to fill the Online Form to obtain his/her USN, and send duly filled-up registration form, available for download on the website.
  9. Copyright to all the essays sent as entries for this competition shall rest with RRSA and RNSNLEC which reserves the right of publication of the same in any Book, Journal or in any other manner as it may deem appropriate; without providing any royalty or compensation. However, authors shall be given due credit in the by-line.
  10. RRSA & RNSNLEC, assume no responsibility for lost, delayed or incomplete entries or technical malfunction of.
  11. Any type of Non Compliance with the Deadlines will result into disqualification without entertaining the 
request for extension under any circumstances.
  12. RRSA & RNSNLEC, reserve the absolute right to vary, alter, modify or repeal any of the above mentioned terms/rules if so required and as they deem appropriate and the Organisers decision as regards the interpretation of rules or any other matter related to the competition shall be final & binding.
  13. If there arises any situation that is not contemplated in the Rules, or any disputes arising in connection with the essay competition; the decision on the same by RRSA & RNSNLEC shall be final and binding.


AWARDS



  1. Cash Prize of Rs. 7,500/-, Rs. 4,500/- &Rs. 2,500/- to the First, Second & Third Winner.
  2. SCC Online Web Edition One Year Access Card to the First & Second Winner.
  3. First Winner’s Essay will be published in Supreme Court Cases (SCC).
  4. Second Winner’s Essay will be published in India Law Journal (ILJ).
  5. Third Winner’s Essay will be published in Lawyers Update.
  6. Next top 6 entries (4th-10th Winner) will be published in Sahaya Law
  7. Eastern Book Company’s books worth Rs. 5,000/- to the Third Winner.
  8. IALM Course Coupons worth Rs. 7500/-, 5000/- and 2500/-to the First, Second & Third Winner respectively.
  9. One Law Firm/Supreme Court Internship to each of the Top 3 Winners.
  10. Lifetime free subscription of Lex Witness Magazine to Top 3 Winners.
  11. Certificate of Excellence to the Top 3 Winners.
  12. E- Merit Certificates to next Top 50 entries.
  13. E- Certificates to all participants


Note :The SCC Online Web Edition One Year Access Card is meant for personal use of the concerned winner(s) only, if found on the contrary SCC Online reserves right to impose fines/penalties and take necessary action.

The internships offered shall be of 3-4 weeks. The concerned offices reserve the right to refusal on account on no-vacancy.

CONTACT DETAILS

Please feel free to connect for queries and/or clarifications, if any. You may send us an email: rnsnlec@gmail.com

Or Contact,

Mr. Rohan P Sahay, Convener & Coordinator

+91 94704 50613, +91 98354 18481