Our Policies

Constitution of the Moot Court Committee

The Moot Court Committee’s constitution serves as the guiding framework for the organization’s operations and objectives. The constitution outlines the committee’s purpose, structure, and functions, ensuring clarity and coherence in its activities. It typically defines the committee’s membership criteria, responsibilities, and procedures for conducting moot court competitions or related events. The constitution also establishes the decision-making processes, rules for amendments, and underpins the committee’s responsibilities. By providing a solid foundation, the constitution empowers the Moot Court Committee to uphold its mission of promoting legal education, fostering advocacy skills, and facilitating meaningful learning experiences for aspiring legal professionals.

Open Challenge Guidelines

Registration and eligibility for open challenges and internal selections are open to full-time students enrolled in the B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)/LL.M. course at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow, subject to certain sanctions and rules. Late document submission may result in sanctions or disqualification. Team members can withdraw or substitute new members with the discretion of the Moot Court Committee (MCC). Prohibited activities include soliciting judges, plagiarizing memorials, and hiding reference books. Judges’ decisions are final and not appealable. Hierarchy for selecting judges is specified.

Reimbursement Policy

The RMLNLU Moot Court Competition (Funding & Reimbursement) Rules, 2019 apply to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow. Category I competitions, featuring national or regional oral qualifying rounds, receive funding for travel fare and registration fees. Category II competitions, with memorial knockout qualifying rounds, also receive funding. Category III and IV competitions receive reimbursement based on placement and achievements. The availability of funds determines funding and reimbursement. Amendments require committee approval. A schedule lists various international moot court competitions falling under different categories

UMCS Allotment Policy

This policy applies to Moot Court Competitions allocated through University Moot Court Selections (UMCS). Participants can be allotted a maximum of three moots. Allotments are made based on evaluation criteria and rounds of allotment. The Moot Court Committee (MCC) handles complaints and has the final decision-making authority. Subsequent allotments follow specific procedures, ranking participants in different categories. Teams can claim moots based on their ranks and category. Restrictions, rights, and rules concerning participation and screening processes are outlined. Violations may result in penalties or bans.