Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) is a premier Indian institute of legal education, set up in 2003 with the intent of raising the bar of legal education in the country. GNLU has constantly strived to make its mark in the legal fraternity through numerous initiatives, the organization of an international moot court competition being one of them.
The GNLU International Moot Court Competition (GIMC) was launched in 2009 with the objective of creating a platform for testing the legal acumen and potential of law students globally. For a decade, GIMC has served as a unique platform for law students to explore in their research and advocacy skills.
✦The Competition is open to all students, enrolled bona-fide on a regular basis in an undergraduate/postgraduate law course or its equivalent conducted by any recognized College/ Institution/ University.
✦A recognized College/Institution/University shall be entitled to send only one Team to the Competition.
✦ Each Team shall comprise of a minimum of two members and a maximum of three members. In a Team comprising of two members, both the members shall be designated as Orators. In a Team comprising of three members, two members shall be designated as Orators and the third member shall be designated as a Researcher.
✦Any additional member or Team Coach accompanying a Team will not be entitled to a certificate from the OC. Such persons may be provided accommodation facilities, subject to availability.
CLARIFICATIONS TO THE MOOT PROBLEM:
✦Teams may seek Clarifications via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, latest by 23 November 2018 (11:59 P.M. IST).
✦All Clarifications shall be posted on the Official Website by 2 December 2018.
✦Each Team must register by filling up the registration form available on the Official Website and by paying the registration fee as provided in Rule 5.2 of the Rules of the Competition.
✦Each Team shall complete such registration on or before 22 October 2018 (11:59 P.M. IST).
✦Each Team is required to send a bona-fide letter issued by the appropriate authority of their College/Institution/University/ along with the duly filled registration form.
✦A scanned copy of the duly filled registration form, the bona-fide letter and the demand draft should be emailed to email@example.com.
✦All foreign teams shall be issued an Invitation Letter by the Organizing Committee to facilitate the process of obtaining a visa. All foreign teams are required to fill the following Google Form by October 22, 2018 in pursuance of the same:
✦Once a Team registers by completing the formalities given in Rules 5.1 – 5.3 of the Rules of the Competition, a code (hereinafter “Team Code”) shall be assigned to the Team by 12 November 2018.
✦A Team that has registered pursuant to Rules 5.1 – 5.4 of the Rules of the Competition may change its composition only after informing the Organizing Committee of such change by way of filling and emailing the Change in Team Composition Form available in Annexure II of these Rules to firstname.lastname@example.org.
✦Changes to the team composition may not be made later than 11 February 2019.
✦Any changes in the contact details of Team members must be notified to the OC at the earliest. This obligation to inform shall continue throughout the course of the Competition, unless such a Team withdraws or is disqualified from the Competition.
✦The registration fee is INR 4,000/- per Team for Indian Teams, teams from Least Developed Countries and teams from Developing Countries/Economies. Teams from Least Developed Countries or Developing Countries/Economies may pay in INR or its equivalent amount in US Dollars or Euros.
✦ All other Teams shall pay US $ 200 or its equivalent excluding service charge (if any) in Euros as registration fee.
✦Teams which have registered for the Competition in accordance with Rules 5.1 – 5.3 of the Rules of the Competition may withdraw from the Competition after informing the OC of such withdrawal on or before 31 December 2018. If a Team gives notice of withdrawal on or before 31 December 2018, then the registration fee paid, if any, will be refunded to the Team, after deducting transaction costs. In case a Team fails to give notice within the stipulated time, such Team shall not be entitled to any refund.
✦Teams from Least Developed Countries and Developing Countries/ Economies are eligible to apply for waiver of registration fee. All formalities related to application for waiver must be completed by 22 October 2018 (11:59 PM IST). The decision of the OC shall be final in this regard. 5.3.
MODE OF PAYMENT:
✦ Indian teams may make payment by Demand Draft or Online Transfer. The procedure for the same has been provided in Annexure I.
✦Foreign teams may make payment by Bank Transfer only. The procedure for the same has been provided in Annexure I.