The Law Commissions in India were constituted by the government to empower and to recommend law reforms with a view to clarify, consolidate and codify particular branches of law where it was necessitated by the Government. The first such Commission was established in 1834 under the Charter Act of 1833 under the Chairmanship of Lord Macaulay which recommended codification of the Penal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code and a few other matters. Since 1834 till present 234 reports have been submitted so far by the commission.
The Law Commission of India provides opportunities by organizing summer (May-June) / winter (November- December) Voluntary Internship programme.
The Programme is open for students pursuing studies in Law from recognized Colleges/Law Schools/Universities in India.
Duration: Duration of internship will be 4 Weeks.
Remuneration: The Law Commission does not provide any remuneration/Stipend
Guidelines : The interested law students pursuing studies (2nd and 3rd year of three-year and 3rd to 5th year of five-year law degree course only) at any recognized College/Law School/University may send their applications in the enclosed format by 1st April (in case of Summer programme) and by 1st October (in case of Winter programme).
These applications may be sent either by post/courier or by hand to reach the Office of the Law Commission, 14th Floor, Hindustan Times House, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi- 110 001.
The students will have to produce a recommendation/no-objection letter from their Director or Head of Department, after receiving intimation from this office.
Interns will be required to present a research paper/ report on a selected topic at the end of their internships to the concerned officer for evaluation and suggestions, if any by the Commission.
A certificate will be issued to the Intern at the end of her/his internship after evaluation of the research paper or assessment of the work done.
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