Social Justice-Statutory, Regulatory and Various Quasi-Judicial Bodies [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 1 - 5 of 12

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Question 1

Statutory, Regulatory and Various Quasi-Judicial Bodies
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Appeared in Year: 2016

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What is a quasi-judicial body? Explain with the help of concrete examples.

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A Quasi-Judicial Body

A quasi-judicial body is an institution or an organization or body which has powers like that of the law imposing bodies but not a court. They are the bodies which have the power to impose laws on administrative agencies. And they mainly govern the administrative areas. An authority is described as ‘quasi-judicial’ when it has …

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Question 2

Statutory, Regulatory and Various Quasi-Judicial Bodies
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Appeared in Year: 2014

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The setting up of a Rail Tariff Authority to regulate fares will subject the cash strapped Indian Railways to demand subsidy for obligation to operate non-profitable routes and services. Taking into account the experience in the power sector, discuss if the proposed reform is expected to benefit the consumers, the Indian Railways or the private container operators.

Explanation

  • The Rail Tariff has been passed by the Parliament which acts as an independent body to advise the government on fixing the fares and freight of railways depending upon the market conditions.
  • Rail Tariff will also develop an integrated, impartial, transparent and dynamic price mechanism for the freight segment in Indian Railways which will bring down…

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Question 3

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Is the National Commission for Women able to strategize and tackle the problems that women face at both Public and Private Sphere. Give reason in support of your answer.

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National Commission for Women was setup as statutory body in 1992 to review the constitutional and legal safe guards for women, recommend remedial legislative measures, facilitate redressal of grievances and advise the government on all policy matter effecting women.

The problem of women in India is grave in Public as well as private sphere. Harassm…

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Question 4

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Khap Panchayats have been in the news for functioning as extra-constitutional authorities, often delivering pronouncements amounting to human rights violations. Discuss critically the action taken by the legislative, executive and the judiciary to set the things right in this regard.

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Khap is an organization representing a clan or groups of clan found in western Utter Pradesh and Haryana. It has no official government recognition or authority neither its members are democratically elected by the Local people.

Recently khap panchayats have been in news for functioning its extra constitutional authorities which Violates the human r…

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Question 5

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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The product diversification of financial institutions and insurance companies, resulting in overlapping of products and services strengthens the case for the merger of two regulatory agencies, namely SEBI and IRDA. Justify.

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  • The product diversification of financial institution is the byproduct of the recommendation given by FSLRC. It has been done because of many hybrid products which are difficult to classify, so there is a need of merger for the regulating arbitrage for consumer satisfaction and protection that՚s why to overcome the confusion and disputes over the pr…

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