Group 4 discussed "Public Interest Litigation: Fundamental Rights" and recommended that public interest litigation should be recognized as a valid and powerful tool of legal empowerment for the underprivileged sections of society.
What does PIL stand for?
PIL stands for Public Interest Litigation
This definition appears very rarely
See other definitions of PIL
We have 123 other meanings of PIL in our Acronym Attic
- Precision In Language
- Preferred Item List
- Prioritized Improvement List
- Procedure Implementation Language
- Process Improvement Library
- Procurement Instruction Letter
- Prodotto Interno Lordo (Traduzione Italiana, GDP)
- Product Innovation Lifecycle (Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing)
- Public Image Limited (band)
- Public Image Ltd
- Publishing Interchange Language
- Purpose in Life (psychological assessment test)
- Python Imaging Library
- Parque Internacional La Amistad (Spanish: La Amistad International Park; Costa Rica and Panama)
- Partnership for Immigrant Leadership and Action (San Francisco, California)
- Philosophy in Latin America (book series)
- Plains Indian Ledger Art (University of California San Diego)
- Private International Law Act (various countries)
- Public Interest Law Association (various universities)
- Publishers International Linking Association, Inc.
Samples in periodicals archive:
Though advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the Centre for Public Interest Litigation ( CPIL), sought a multiagency team, Raval argued that investigation by a team comprising officers from more than one agency was not advisable and may lead to leak of tapes.
11 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging misuse of public office by former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran.
The court ruling came late Thursday on public interest litigations by human rights groups who highlighted examples of women being publicly whipped for "crimes" like adultery, having a child out of wedlock or even just talking to people of other faiths.
He identifies the latest form as "monitory" democracy, which is characterized by the spread of extra-parliamentary power-monitoring institutions that include public integrity commissions, judicial activism, local courts, workplace tribunals, consensus conferences, public interest litigation, independent public inquiries, and other forms of scrutiny.
Other chapters cover the right to development, wildlife conservation, the evolution of regional and national practices, the principle of public participation and public interest litigation.
In one cited case, a court imposed a $100 bond, ruling that any larger amount would "close the courthouse door in public interest litigation by imposing a burdensome security requirement.
A bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir on Friday agreed to hear a PIL by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation, seeking accountability of these agencies.