22nd November - Law News

1793rd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Reports from various rural parts of India where farmers are in severe distress because they are unable to buy seeds and fertilisers from shops using scrapped currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000. Several weddings are reportedly held up because the caterers and musical bands that provide services at wedding ceremonies refuse to accept cheques saying they 'don't have' bank accounts to deposit them.

Focus of the Day Story: The Home Office has been ordered to review policy on torture survivors. Justice Duncan Ouseley’s ruling may result in the release from detention centres of hundreds of asylum seekers who have been tortured. Full story - Guardian Law

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