Chief Justice of India K. G. Balakrishnan chaired the inaugural session while Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily, Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs V. Narayanaswamy, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Justice of Singapore, Chan Sek Keong and Judge, International Court of Justice, Justice Awn S. Al-Khasawneh were the Special Guests.
Cyber Law and other contemporary topics to be discussed in 24 working sessions at the meet. Important areas of discussion are International Terrorism, International Law and Global Efforts to Combat Threats: Strengthening the Linkage, Role of Law Enforcement Agencies in Maintaining Law and Order and National Security, Drug Trafficking: Menace to Society and Enforcement.
National Law Day Awards-2009 are also presented on the same occasion to Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Hooda, Justice Arijit Pasayat, Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal, Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam, K.V. Viswanathan, (civil law); Shardul Shroff, (corporate law); Ramesh Gupta, (criminal law); Ajit Mishra (young lawyer); Vijay Goel (commercial law).
The conference is jointly organised by International Council of Jurists (ICJ), All India Bar Association, All India Senior Advocates Association and Indian Council of Jurists.
Associate Professor of Law,
KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India,
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