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Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Momota Bhattacharya

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Ashish Kumar

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Tejaswinee Roychowdhury

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Geetanjali Singh

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Heena Jain

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Heena Taneja

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Divya Kathuria

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Nikita Panesar

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J. Priyadarshini

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Siddharth Gosain

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Guncha Sharma

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Shreyan Acharya

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Sangram Jai Singh

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Annuk Ramesh

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Onkar Johar

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Himanshu Chandra

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Jahnavi K. Laungani

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Vanya Chhabra

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Aman Vashisth

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

M. Tanvi

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Anusua Bose

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Pallavi Tiwari

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Payal Kalhan

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Kanchan Yadav

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Pragati Dwivedi

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Afzal Badr Khan

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Shreyasi Bhattacharya

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Haramrit Kaur Rao

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Sucharita Ghosh

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Sanam Hayat

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Suparno Saha

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Anindita Bhattacharjee

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Ashish Mishra

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Ayush Sariyar

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Unnati Vijay

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Abhinav Gaur

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Mahvish Fatma

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

C. Ramya

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Chandan Kumar

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Aakriti Saxena

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Swatilekha Chakraborty

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Akash Vijay Wargiya

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

HemRaj Singh

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Neha Sawal

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Sarthak Malhotra

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Arohi badsha

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Tarun Paul Singh

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Priyasha Gour

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Divyaish Srivastava

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Vivek Jain

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Gunjan Bhagchandani

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Ayush Sariyar

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Sudhanshu Chandra

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

The tussle between the Supreme Court of India and BCCI has reached new heights. The Apex court has accepted majority of the recommendations made in Justice Lodha Committee Report and the two judge bench comprising of Justices Thakur and Khalifulla has directed Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to implement the report within a period of six months. The recommendations of the panel will have far-reaching effects and almost sweeping reforms in the BCCI administration, functioning and structure.  To mention a few, Lodha Panel had recommended barring ministers from holding posts in BCCI, limiting tenure of administrators, single vote for every State Association in election and so on. This definitely has not gone down well with BCCI.. Realising BCCI is under fire, they chose the best form of defence – appointing former Supreme Court Judge Markandey Katju as its legal face to counter the Supreme Court.

The outspoken Judge has always garnered attention for his remarks and views on various subjects. Living up to this repute, he stated that this verdict of the Supreme Court is “unconstitutional and illegal” and has thrown discretion to the winds.  Therefore, the BCCI had filed a review petition on August 16th, 2016 challenging the order before the Supreme Court.  Surprisingly, BCCI has requested Chief Justice of India Justice Thakur to recuse from hearing claim, that he has been prejudice to BCCI.

The review petition of BCCI is on strong grounds. The whole set of arguments in this case lie in the fact whether BCCI performs a public function or not? Merely because a non-governmental body exercises some public duty that by itself would not suffice to make it a state for the purpose of Article 12 of Indian Constitution. Under the doctrine of Separation of Powers, the Judiciary in this case has transgressed into the realm of legislation. Judge ought not to make laws rather interpret and enforce them. BCCI is a registered society under the Tamilnadu Societies Registration Act, ideally the complaint against BCCI and its functioning should have been placed before the Registrar of societies to enquire and pass suitable orders. But the recommendations are coming from an external agency. There are numerable Supreme Court judgments in support of this argument. The Lodha Committee has literally made a new constitution for BCCI. The above statute empowers only the members of the society to pass a special resolution to amend its constitution. So, the Supreme Court has passed an order contrary to the law. The Lodha committee was also empowered to impose punishment. From when did the courts start outsourcing their powers to punish? This is unheard of. The two judge bench has ignored all the earlier judgements of larger benches that legislating is not in the domain of the courts.

In the pretext of public function performed by the BCCI, the Supreme Court cannot surpass its jurisdiction. If this principle is followed, then many functions performed by private institutions will come under the ambit of judicial review. There is no doubt that BCCI does need serious reforms but that should be done within the constitutional mandate. It is to be noted that just before reserving orders in the matter, the Supreme Court said the constitution of BCCI is highly incapable of achieving the values of transparency, objectivity and accountability. So, ideally the Supreme Court should have sent the Lodha panel report to parliament and state legislature to enact suitable laws.

The review petition filed by BCCI has strong grounds and the case is fit to be referred to a larger constitutional bench to decide upon. Though one may argue that Justice Katju shouldn’t have taken up this assignment as retired Supreme Court Judges are barred from to plead or act in any court or before any authority in India. But that is irrelevant to the subject matter of the case.  Whatever may be the verdict, the game should be played on the field but it is unfortunate that it is being played out in the court rooms. Let’s hope the Supreme Court and BCCI reach to a mutually agreeable situation in the interest of the game and restore its lost glory.

LetsComply

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Momota Bhattacharya

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Ashish Kumar

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Tejaswinee Roychowdhury

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Geetanjali Singh

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Heena Jain

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Heena Taneja

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Divya Kathuria

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Nikita Panesar

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

J. Priyadarshini

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Siddharth Gosain

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Guncha Sharma

Designation: Author at LetsComply Date of Joining: February 12th, 2016 Alma Mater: BMS College of Law Location: Bangalore Contact info: annuk@letscomply.com Website: www.letscomply.com What He says~ “Writing puts your thoughts into Action". I am on the verge of becoming a law graduate. My keen interest is in sports and food Laws.

Shreyan Acharya

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Sangram Jai Singh

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Annuk Ramesh

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Onkar Johar

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Himanshu Chandra

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Jahnavi K. Laungani

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Vanya Chhabra

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Aman Vashisth

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Anusua Bose

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“I lied because you wouldn’t like me if you knew I was cheating, and you wouldn’t have let me keep winning. I love to win, and you loved it when I won,” said the winner of the Tour de France for seven consecutive times, Lance Armstrong,  while admitting of doping.  From the Incas chewing coca leaves to ancient Olympians chomping opium, humans have used drugs to enhance performance for millennia.

Sport is a profession where “fairness” matters above most other factors. The menace of doping continues unabated in Indian sports, and the latest results are alarming.  Be it the National Institute of Sports (NIS), the Asian Games at Busan in South Korea, the build-up to the Commonwealth Games, till now mired in controversies over financial dealings, has been hit by a series of doping scandals. It is a matter of great dismay that a large number of athletes from the host nation returned ‘positive’ tests on the eve of a major multi-discipline games. India is already on the watch list of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) and other world bodies over its high number of doping violations. India was at the top with the most positive dope results in a given period.  Earlier, doping was synonymous with fewer disciplines, but the menace seems to have spread to athletics and other sports as well.

There is a view that the establishment unofficially providing assistance to athletes, much like it was done before and many believe it’s still being done. Those who have tested positive are not cheats; they are our national pride. It is difficult to place all the blame for doping on sportspersons. Coaches, doctors and other sports administrators seem to be aware of the practice but often choose to turn a blind eye. This reflects the failure of our sports system in many ways. Instead, we should help our athletes, most of who come from poor backgrounds and lack in education. In India, we only do policing; there’s no other programme to provide athletes specialised assistance. Some argue that in sports that require physical superiority, Indians, largely due to their weak natural build, cannot match their rivals on their own. Indian sports desperately need professionals, especially in sports medicine, not ad-hoc administrators to see Indian athletes reach the top of the podium.

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has found “systematic failures” in drug testing and accused federations of bribing officials to cover up positive results.  Though NADA accepted the World Anti Doping Code and framed the Anti Doping Rules (ADR) of NADA in conformity with the WADA’s code, and its credibility is still at stake.  The government is planning to establish an integrated National Institute of Sports Sciences to produce qualified sports medicine practitioners and also to tackle the menace of doping. The leading sports federation, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and its laboratory have been in existence since 1988, but could not receive accreditation by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  It has been argued that testing should not be merely done immediately prior to international competitions and that, step to discourage drug use among athletes must be taken earlier, but unfortunately, the SAI has only adopted this policy otherwise.  Another view is that  tightening civil laws would go a long way in ensuring that anabolic steroids are not easily available over the counter. Doctors who prescribe such harmful drugs should be penalised. There is also lack of funds to the principal anti-doping organs like WADA and NADA. India needs to do research and manufacture food supplements here. Most of the food supplements the Indian athletes are using come from abroad. So, we don’t know whether they are genuine or not. Another way to check doping at the highest level is by what WADA came up with in response to stop doping once and for all: an athlete biological passport. And unlike USA our athletes don’t have access to a comprehensive list of banned substance or professional help if they need to seek.

The need of the hour is transparency. It is time the officialdom must function within the rules and in the true spirit of sports. It’s essential  to train not only to the sports person, but also the other stakeholders like the coaches, team doctors and administrators, etc. And most importantly, the government has to take-up the issue in a comprehensive manner and find a permanent solution to doping.

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Indian Premier League (IPL) is never short of controversies. Just before the cash-rich league is likely to start on April 9th, a Public Interest Litigation or PIL has been filed in the Bombay High court stating that IPL matches should be shifted out of Maharashtra. This is against the drought like situation in the state. The petitioners Loksatta movement have contended that it is not the ideal situation to host 20 matches in the state as utilization of 60 lakh litres of water to maintain the grounds is not justified.

As Maharashtra faces worst drought in 100 Years, the Bombay High Court in a scathing attack on BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) stated “Ideally, you should shift the IPL matches to some other State where water is in abundance,” the court observed. But in a major relief to BCCI, the Bombay High Court refused to give the stay, giving a go ahead to the first match of the upcoming ninth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) to be held on April 9 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The court has asked Maharashtra government to file their reply by 12th April on sources of water to be supplied to the stadiums. So the decision on the remaining 19 matches scheduled in Maharashtra has been kept pending.

But the pertinent question is whether targeting IPL is the only solution to the problem of drought. The government needs to find a long-term solution. Shifting IPL would mean a huge loss of revenue to the exchequer; fans have purchased the tickets, etc. Let’s be considerate towards the organizers too as hosting such a big event requires meticulous planning from a long time and they could not have foreseen such a situation. The petitioners have approached the court at the fag end of countdown to IPL 2016, and shifting the league matches now would be logistically impossible. Mind you, IPL brings a lot of recognition to our country; it’s a platform for many emerging young players, tourists flying into our country and so on.

Mumbai city has many Golf course and swimming pools, aren’t they consuming equal amount of water if not more?  The drought like situation is more of a national phenomenon now, so is it reasonable to cancel the IPL itself? Even the neighbouring state Karnataka is facing similar drought like situation so would that be a reason to shift the Bangalore matches? IPL seems to be made a scapegoat as it is perceived more as an entertainment than sporting event. Whatever may be the perception, changing venues now is not the solution nor it would help the cause. Any changes to the schedule or venue of IPL would have cascading effect and the repercussions would be severe.

Ideally the revenue collected from the event should be used for water harvesting and recycling in stadiums for future events. The lacunae of Government water planning and management should not be a reason for depriving the cricket lover form enjoying the game. Hope the court takes a holistic view of the situation and does justice to game as well as water. This unprecedented situation should be used to address the larger issue of water management as a whole rather than a stop-gap solution.

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The Latin phrase ‘ultra vires’ is a combination of Latin words which refers to “beyond the powers”. Any act which requires legal authority, and if done with such an authority, it is characterized in law as ‘intra vires’ literally meaning “within the powers,” and if done without such authority, it is ultra vires. Acts that are intra vires may equivalently be termed “valid” and those that are ultra vires “invalid”. The term ultra vires signifies a concept distinct from illegality. The application of the term ultra vires is quite broad, as it includes not acts prohibited under   any Act, but the acts which are in excess of powers granted. The doctrine of ultra vires is one of the basic doctrines of both Administrative and Company Law. In administrative law, this doctrine envisages that an authority can exercise only so much power as is conferred on it by law. And in company law, the object clause of the Memorandum of the company contains the object for which the company is formed. An act of the company must not be beyond the objects clause, otherwise it will be ultra vires and, therefore, void and cannot be ratified even if all the members wish to ratify it.

Ultra vires may either be substantive or procedural in nature. Where the object clause does not provide an act, the company is not bound by the act because ‘there is a lack of legal capacity to incur responsibility for the action’. This is a substantive ultra vires. A procedural ultra vires is one where there is no lack of power or capacity of the company, but the organ of the company which has done the act does not have the power or has exceeded the power. A procedural ultra vires may or may not bind the company but Substantive ultra vires however is decisive and a company is not bound by such an act.

Doctrine of ultra vires has been developed to protect the investors and creditors of the company. After the advent of joint stock companies, this rule was laid down in the case of Ashbury Rly. Carriage & Iron Co. Ltd. Vs. Riche[(1875)L.R. 7 HL 653. The British courts strictly interpreted the object clause as it stipulates the character of personality and strictly delimits the corporate existence. There have been Indian cases also where the concept of ultra vires has been upheld. The Supreme Court of India in Dr. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar vs LIC [(1963)33 Comp.Cases 420(S.C)] held that acts incidental must have reasonable proximity with the main object specified. An object is required to be differentiated from power. Powers are necessary ingredient to attain objects. The effects of ultra vires transactions are null and void ab initio. If there is prior information of an ultra vires act, any member can get an injunction from the court. The directors and other officers are personally accountable to third parties in case of ultra vires transaction. But if company’s money has been used ultra vires to acquire some property, the company’s right over such property is held secured. The shareholders can ratify an act which is ultra vires the powers of the directors. The company can recover money advanced on the basis of ultra vires lending.

During the middle of the 20th century many authors as well as judges of England and America started questioning the validity of the principle of ultra vires. Many disadvantages of the principle of ultra vires and its impracticability were noticed. In recent times the principle of ultra vires has become toothless due to circumventing commercial practice. Cohen Committee in its report rightly suggested Doctrine of Ultra Vires as an illusory protection to the shareholders which shareholders themselves have discarded long time back. It also creates difficulties for the management for interpreting the objects at every stage.  In addition, objects clauses can now be easily amended if the corporation seeks to do business in new areas, to carry on business more economically or more efficiently, to enlarge or change the area of its operations, to restrict or abandon any of the objects specified in memorandum or to amalgamate with any other company or body of persons. Though the doctrine of ultra vires has played an important role in the development of corporate powers, but is largely obsolete in modern private corporation law, the doctrine remains in full force for government entities. With passage of time the ambit of Doctrine of ultra vires seems to be diminishing and more regressive in nature.

 

 

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Sports law is a wide concept in terms of describing legal issues related to various sports in both amateur and professional sports, national as well as international level. The realm of sports law is relatively new to our country. Nevertheless, it is an area of study that is worthy of definition and in-depth academic inquiry and practice. Different from theoretical laws, it is a pure law. Sports law is not only applied to the field of sports, but also physical education and other relevant fields. Sports law has a well-developed pattern of globalized regulations and overlaps with all major substantive laws. These laws have been applied to sporting context involving public order, drugs, safety, disciplinary measures, conduct and wider issues relating to restraint of trade, anti-competitive behaviour, match fixing and the commercial exploitation of sports. In India, ‘sports’ is in the State list of the Seventh Schedule (entry 33) of the Constitution.

Despite various federations in India that provide sports facilities but apart from cricket, India is largely failing in every major event of sports such as Olympics, etc. One of the main reasons for it is the lack of uniform regulation for sports in India. There is a need for a legislation that governs sports and brings the various authorities under one roof. The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports was set up by the Govt. of India to create the infrastructure and promote capacity building for broad-basing sports as well as for achieving excellence in various competitive events at the national and international levels. Sports promotion is primarily the responsibility of the various National Sports Federations (NSFs) which are autonomous in nature. The Sports Law in India is governed and regulated by various existing laws, Policies and Authorities. But there is no single legislation which brings these bodies under a single umbrella.

The sporting world has been plagued by scandals and controversies in the past few decades. The Olympic Games Bidding Scandal, the recent IPL scam, FIFA scandal and allegations of sexual harassment, etc. are few of those scandals. These incidents have exposed the maladministration and a defective system of sports.  It has also lead to the exposure of the dark side of a highly competitive world.

Some of the major problems that sports in India faces, can be broadly categorized as follows:

Labour & Employment Issues: Players and owners have to negotiate mandatory issues relating to hours, wages and working conditions. The agents entrusted to conduct business on player’s behalf need to work as per well-defined norms and procedure that serve the best interests of the game.

Drug Use: The problem of performance enhancing drugs is a major problem that needs to be addressed. Drug testing, list of banned drugs, penalties, privacy issues and right to appeal must be clearly stated by the nodal agency concerned.

Tort Laws:  Right to publicity has to be dealt with the defamation of a person’s character and reputation.

Laws on Accountability: There is a need to check corruption and ensure accountability and transparency in conduct and monetary deals of the government bodies and other agencies involved in managing sports. Tenure caps and age restrictions of office bearers of federations are long overdue.

Broadcasting Rights: India’s Competition Act 2002, holds void any agreement that is likely to cause an appreciable adverse impact on competitiveness. Yet the issue of grant of broadcast rights of sporting events has repeatedly been raising controversy.

Competition Law:  Sports governing bodies such as BCCI, often attempt to preserve for themselves the sole power to regulate the sport and to organize events. In order to prevent the development of rival organizations, they have sought to tie players in by prohibiting them from competing in other events and such rules have been the subject of challenge under competition law.

Sports Law and Arbitration: At a time when sports are becoming more professional and the stakes are becoming higher than ever, dispute resolution takes on an increasingly important role.  With regular increase in the number of sports-related disputes in the country, India requires an independent authority that specializes in sports-related problems and that is authorised to pronounce binding decisions.

Sports Injuries with regard to the Issues of Liability: This comprises potential liabilities; claim and compensation; and risk assessment insurance provisions.

Harassment in Sports: The review of the laws and policies for the harassment of fair sex in sports. Law for prevention of racial and gender harassment in sports is also required.

Research: Research must be undertaken to promote, encourage and support the law fraternity. It may include: drafting Sports Act of India; Indian legislative body for support of Indian sports; standing of the sports administrator in India; regulation of violence between players in contact sports; risk management programmes for safety in sports; concerns of racial discrimination and national identity in sport; changes in contractual dynamics in professional football; judicial pronouncement of Indian in addition to International Courts.

Gambling: At present, most of the gambling in India is illegal. Legalizing betting though sounds a drastic suggestion, but which the Justice Lodha panel was of the opinion that would help curb corruption in the game and  provided that  players and officials not to take part in gambling, and other people should be allowed to place bets on registered websites.

India’s failure in all the international sports events is an indication of poor infrastructure and corruption which exists within the federations. In order to meet the increasing demands of the changing scenario, at national as well as international level, it is important to bring in a national legislation for promotion, development and uniform regulation for sports in India. The aim of Sports Law should be – to provide educational opportunities and disseminate data and information regarding specific areas of sports law; and to create a forum for lawyers representing athletes, teams, leagues and other organizations involved in professional, collegiate, Olympic, physical education and amateur sports. Establishing rules of ethics for sports persons and practicing professional of law involved in sports law will support the sports industry as well. National Sports Development Bill, 2013, drafted by the Mudgal Committee, was a ‘landmark initiative’ that aimed at ‘stemming the rot’ in Indian sports. However, the Bill has been abandoned by the NDA government that ought to have been presented in Parliament in the Winter Session last year. As a sports enthusiast, I am hopeful that a unified sports law will be a reality soon and India reaches pinnacle of success in the field of sports.

 

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“Do you want to sit over the liquidation of the game in this country?” The Supreme Court had put a foreboding question before the BCCI about the future of Indian cricket. It all began in May 2013 when noted Indian cricketers got arrested on account of fraud and cheating and subsequently, the arrest of owners of two top franchises on similar charges and betting. This made way to Pandora’s box of surprises entangling the BCCI and IPL and thereby, revealing themselves. In pursuance of Public Interest Litigation, the Supreme Court constituted Mudgal Committee to investigate and submit a report on the allegations mentioned above. This led to the suspension of the team owners of the alleged teams and also the stepping down of the BCCI president. For the first time in history, an external agency, the Supreme Court, amended the Constitution of the BCCI.  The Supreme Court in its judgement pertaining to the 2013 IPL corruption case struck down the controversial amendment to the BCCI constitution’s clause 6.2.4 that allowed board officials to have a commercial interest in the IPL and the Champions League T20, declaring it as “void and ineffective”, “unsustainable and impermissible in law”.

If this was the consequence, then there had to be certain reasons behind it, and hence, the cure came in the form of formation of the Lodha Committee comprising of a 3 member panel, headed by former Chief Justice of India, RM Lodha, to decide on quantum of punishment for the team owners reported and held guilty in the earlier MUDGAL Report, Role of IPL-COO in the spot-fixing scandal and decide on a punishment, if necessary and finally suggest amendments to the processes followed by the BCCI with a view to preventing sporting frauds and conflict of interest. A questionnaire of 82 points was sent by the panel to top board administrators and stake holders to seek clarity on the functioning of the BCCI. This was used as a guide to recommend changes to the BCCI’s Constitution and functioning. In July 2015, the committee suspended India Cements and Jaipur IPL, owners of CSK and RR respectively. Meiyappan and Kundra were also banned for life with regard to involvement in cricket matches. In January 2016, the Lodha panel submitted its 159 page final report to the Supreme Court in which it has recommended sweeping changes to the BCCI’s administrative and governance structures.

With serious allegations of misconduct and malpractices in the BCCI, the Lodha Committee report seeks to restore Indian cricket to its deserved status by putting in place good governance structures and best practices. Of the many suggestions put forth, the most significant ones are barring ministers and government officials from holding office in the BCCI and legalizing betting in sweeping measures to clean up the scandal-ridden sports body. Although, legalizing betting sounds a drastic suggestion, but the panel was of the opinion that it would help curb corruption in the game and recommended that except for players and officials, people should be allowed to place bets on registered websites. The panel was also of the strong opinion of shaking up of the BCCI from top to bottom as part of its mandate to go into the functioning of the cricket body and address issues of corruption and conflict of interest that threatened the fair name of the game.

The fact that forces from politics and business see cricket administration as a stepping stone to recognition and publicity is irrelevant to the cricket fan, until he realises, as many embittered souls recently have, that the game is not really being played on the cricket pitch,” the report said. With particular focus on monitoring the huge finances of the BCCI, it has recommended the inclusion of a member from the Comptroller and Auditor General’s office in the IPL body of nine, which will replace the present governing council.

The committee also recommended a cap of three tenures of three years each for BCCI officials, with no two consecutive terms, and an age cap of 70. In a bid to ensure transparency, it was suggested by the committee that the BCCI be brought under the ambit of Right to Information Act in which it will be bound to share administrative and financial details with the public, a move opposed by the Board in the past citing its autonomy. With regard to Membership, Only cricket Associations representing the States would have voting rights as Full Members of the Board. The numbers of Vice Presidents have been pruned from 5 to 1 keeping the other honorary positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Joint Secretary intact. The introduction of the post of a CEO with strong credentials assisted by a team of managers to handle non-cricketing affairs has been proposed to ensure more professionalism. The institution of Independent monitors is a notable recommendation.

With such drastic and forthcoming recommendations of the committee, it’s time for BCCI to buckle up and live up to people’s expectation. Though many argue that this is a case of judicial overreach, but didn’t the BCCI dig its own grave? What’s quintessential is to protect the sanctity of the game and restore its lost glory. Though the Supreme Court has directed BCCI to “fall in line” with the recommendations of Justice R M Lodha Committee, but for sure the BCCI will have its own defence to one state, one vote. They would vehemently defend the suggestion of coming within the ambit of the RTI Act as the board receives no grants from the Indian government. India being a large country, hence a three-member panel would be too small to be a counterpoint. The recommendation of no entry for ministers and bureaucrats in the board would certainly be challenged as currently some of the most powerful administrators in BCCI are politicians themselves. Whatever may be the consequences of this report; the Committee did certainly set some heads rolling and left BCCI in anxiety. The battle probably has just begun and millions of fans of this beautiful game are eagerly awaiting Justice.

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In the recent times in India, the issue of black money and corruption has come into being with participation of our civil society and parliament institutions. The term ‘black money’ can just be simply defined as aggregate of incomes which are taxable but not reported to authorities. A reputed newspaper says that unofficial estimates indicate that Indians had over US$1456 billion in black money stored in Swiss banks (approximately USD 1.4 trillion). This is an astounding amount that jolted the entire nation. The issue of Black money became a political flashpoint between two main political parties in 2014 general election in India. There were several assurances that had been made by the political parties and bringing back black money to our treasury was one of those assurances. Apart from being a political propaganda, black money is also is a cause of major concern for the Indian economy as it results in huge losses in tax revenues for the government. India is amongst the leading countries or developing nations in the world with total illicit financial flows in its economy.

With such inordinate assurances given by the new government to bring back the black money to India, it had to prove its mantle. The first thing the government did was setting up a Special Investigation Team under two former Supreme Court judges. Despite all efforts, there is no sign of bringing back the black money stashed abroad so far.

The principal arms of the government on the detecting the generation of black money and curbing it namely the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) have also failed to serve their core purpose. The existing legal and administrative framework to deal with the issue of black money has proved to be largely ineffective. Polices that have been established to curb accrual of black money have not been enforced by the agencies. In addition, systems and processes in place have been circumvented, rendering them unproductive or even obsolete in most scenarios. Further, a large part of the Indian economy is unorganized and involves heavy use of cash transactions, which do not leave audit trails.

The two main reasons for the government failing to track, prevent and report black money are lack of adequate mechanism and inefficient legal framework, respectively. The other areas where the government has serious lacunae is lack of training to the staff on the subject matter, inefficiency in the functioning of the administrative agencies, dearth of manpower, quality of personnel and limited reach of the agencies.

Besides, the government realising the above inherit issues, they took the route of legislation by passing the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015. The worth of the new, stringent law against Indians stashing away unaccounted money in foreign destinations cannot be judged by the quantum of assets disclosed within the compliance window that ended on September 30 2015. Assets worth Rs. 4,147 crore, yielding tax to the tune of Rs.2,488 crore, were disclosed within the deadline. The true test of the efficiency of the enactment will be two-fold: in its ability to deter any further siphoning of money to offshore destinations and in the force with which investigation and prosecution are pursued against those who still hold assets abroad. After the compliance window, any undisclosed foreign income that is detected will henceforth attract tax at the rate of 30 per cent, a penalty of 90 per cent and a 10-year prison term. It is expected that such a stringent law and penal provisions will have some deterrence value.

Despite all the legal recourse and legislative reforms, there is no sign of black money returning to our country anytime soon. With some reports claiming that bulk of the black money is still within our country and we, having 75% of our GDP quantified by parallel economy, this issue is not likely to be eradicated from our country. The real challenge before the regulatory regime is to promotes tax compliance and income disclosure. Preventing black money accumulation may be more important than even unearthing it. The government also seems to be watering the issue down by proclaiming the black money a complex issue and it seems like the government is yet to make its best effort in the issue.

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