Q. Failure in constituting the Law Commission handicapped the government’s push for legal reforms and review of the existing laws. Discuss the significance of the Law Commission in light of this statement. (150 words)

Why this question?

  • The Supreme Court asked the Home and Law Ministries to explain the nearly three-year-long lapse in making appointments to the Law Commission.

Key demand of the question: The answer requires the importance and functions of the Law Commission.


Discuss: One has to debate the topics and provide a balanced opinion.

Introduction: Briefly explain the context of the question.


  • About Law Commission
  • Functions and mandate
  • Issues:
    • Non statutory nature
    • Delay in constitution of Law Commission

Conclusion: Conclude by writing on the importance of the Law Commission in carrying out legal reforms.