TOPIC: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
7) Do you think it is imperative that India’s legal prowess be applied to the situational complexities of space exploration? Discuss in the backdrop of world’s first space crime. ( 250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses in detail the need for legal system in addressing any crimes arising out of space.
Key demand of the question:
One must bring out and reason with substance the need to have a legal system to address situational complexities of space exploration.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
One can start by highlighting the space race that the world countries are into.
First discuss how far world countries have come in terms of space explorations and what has made space exploration systems complex to address.
Explain that it is time to answer the questions like – What will happen when legal issues that are beyond the foresight of existing agreements arise? What will happen when crimes take place on commercial space vehicles sent by private corporations, third-party nations, and jurisdictions not already covered?
Conclude with way forward.