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Mr. Justice D.K. Jain

Wrong Justice D.K. Jain?


20th Law Commission of India

Employment History

  • Chief Justice
  • Chairman
    State Human Rights Commission
  • Chief Justice
    Delhi High Court
  • Judge
    Delhi High Court
  • Senior Judge
    Delhi High Court
  • Chairman
    Law Commission of India
  • Judge
    Supreme Court
  • Chief Justice
    Karnataka High Court
  • Chairperson
    Rajasthan State Human Rights Commission
  • Judge
    High Court of Delhi

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • field of education
    Khalsa College
107 Total References
Web References
News on Indian Politics, 27 June 2013 [cached]
The Union Cabinet of India appointed Justice DK Jain as Chairman of 20th Law Commission of India. Justice Jain, 64, took over as the chief of the law panel on January 24 after retiring from the Supreme Court on the same day. PA Sangma, who broke away from the NCP in 2012 to contest the presidential elections, has launched his own party, the National People's Party (NPP), and chosen a book as its symbol. He has chosen to align his party with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance. The Odisha government launched the much-sought after 'Public Service Delivery' System for citizens under the Odisha Right to Public Service Act, 2012. nder the new act, people will get services like issue of driving license, birth and death certificate, passport and trade license within stipulated time. he act was passed during the winter session of the assembly in December 2012.Odisha is the 12th state to implement the law.
Justice D.K. Jain: ..., 1 Jan 2013 [cached]
Justice D.K. Jain: He has been appointed as the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India, with a three-year term ending on August 31, 2015. The Law Commission gives advice to the government on complex legal issues. Urjit Patel: He has been appointed as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for a three-year term ending January 2016. Rajnath Singh: He has been appointed as the President of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).
Mr Justice Vijender Jain as the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, 20 Feb 2007 [cached]
Chief Justice Jain, who was Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court before being appointed Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court takes the place of Mr Justice D.K. Jain who has been elevated to the Supreme Court.
Chief Justice Jain, who was Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court before being appointed Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court takes the place of Mr Justice D.K. Jain who has been elevated to the Supreme Court.
Chief Justice Jain brings with him vast experience, both as Judge and lawyer. He earned acclaim due to his pro-active role while dealing with a wide range of issues concerning the common man during his term as Judge of the Delhi High Court.
He has to his credit many outstanding judgments in his 13-year-old career as High Court Judge.
The post of the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court has been lying vacant since the elevation of Mr Justice D.K. Jain to the Supreme Court earlier this year.
Born on August 2, 1946, Mr Justice Jain started his career as a lawyer in the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court in July, 1969. Considered an expert in constitutional, civil and taxation laws, he was appointed a judge of the Delhi High Court on December 24, 1992. He is a member of the International Law Association's Committee on Human Rights and Honorary Secretary of the Association's India Chapter.
Hooda said this at a meeting ..., 7 Feb 2013 [cached]
Hooda said this at a meeting held with Chairman, Haryana State Human Rights Commission, Justice Vijender Jain, here recently. The Chief Minister assured that the state government would provide all possible assistance to the commission for its smooth functioning.
Justice Jain, who has also served as the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, apprised the Chief Minister with the structure and functioning of the commission.
NEWS FROM CUTS- May 2006, 1 May 2006 [cached]
There be provisions for the Child Domestic Workers in The Child Labour Act - Justice N.K. Jain
- Justice N.K. Jain
The above thoughts were shared by Justice N.K. Jain, Chairman of State Human Rights Commission and Retired Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court, as the Chief Guest during the State Level Advocacy Seminar on May 26th, 2006 at Hotel Maharani Plaza for the Child Domestic Workers under the project called 'Hum Bhi Bachche Hain' run by CUTS Centre for Consumer Action, Research and Training (CUTS-CART) for the last one year in partnership with Save The Children (UK). He further said that the laws will have to ensure that the parents of these children fulfill their responsibilities and that they don't send their children for meager benefits. Along with this there will have to be a check on the greediness of the employers. Justice Jain further stated that although many laws exist in order to ensure the Right to Equality but the implementation is very weak.
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