The Minister for Law and Justice Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda has said that Working of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) will be made more effective and it will be streamlined keeping in view the hardships and difficulties faced during the Justice delivery to those litigants who are unable to defend themselves for want of resources. He was responding to concerns of the Members of the Consultative Committee of the Parliament attached to his Ministry on the Working of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), which was the Agenda Item for the meeting held late last evening. Detailing some of the recent activities undertaken in the Ministry of Law & Justice the Minister said two Bills namely Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2015″ and Commercial Courts, Commercial Division, Commercial Appellate Division in High Courts Bill, 2015″ have been introduced in the current session of Lok Sabha as replacement of Ordinances both dated 23.10.2015 issued in this regard. The amendments in Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 have been proposed to improve Indias ranking in Ease of Doing Business in respect of enforcing contracts and to facilitate India to become hub of International Commercial Arbitration. As per the Commercial Courts Bill, all suits, appeals or applications related to commercial disputes of specified value i.e. Rs. 1 crore or above, are to dealt with by the Commercial Court or Commercial division of the High Courts. Also, in this session of the Parliament, the High Court and Supreme Court (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill 2015 has been passed by the Lok Sabha. This Bill provides for a minimum of ten years of practice as an Advocate as qualifying service for the judges elevated from the Bar for pensionary benefits and to remove some redundant provisions. The Delhi High Court Amendment Act, 2015, to enhance the pecuniary jurisdiction of the Delhi District Courts from Rs 20 Lacs to Rs 2 Crores received Presidential assent on 10.8. 2015 and has been brought into force with effect from 26.10.2015. There is a proposal to bring the High Courts (Alteration of Names) Bill to facilitate the alteration of names of High Court through Presidential Order in consultation with the Governor of the concerned state and the Chief Justice of the concerned High Court. www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/law-ministrys-consultative-committee-meeting-reviews-nalsa-working-115121600404_1.html