Rule of law means that individuals, persons, and governments shall submit to, obey and be regulated by law, and not arbitrary action by an individual or a group of individuals. Furthermore, in a political system which adheres to the paramountacy of the rule of law, the law is supreme over the acts of the government and the people.
The rule of law and the Indian legal system is a book to be used in rural areas for legal capacity building. The project contains four main objectives. Firstly, to examine and understand the rule of law as a basis of good governance. Secondly, to introduce the Indian constitutional framework and the Indian legal and judicial system. Thirdly, to discuss methods and tools for application of legal enactments in the delivery of justice and how to access them, and fourthly, to discuss the role of judiciary as a custodian for fundamental rights.
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