The Government has appointed Dr. Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan, retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India, as the Chairperson of the21st Law Commission w.e.f. 15th March, 2016. He will remain on this post upto 31st August, 2018. Apart from this, Mr. Justice Ravi R. Tripathi, retired Judge, Gujarat High Court, has been appointed as Member (full-time) from 14th March, 2016 upto 31st August, 2018.
The 21st Law Commission of India was constituted by the Government of India on 14th September, 2015 for a period of three years since September 1st, 2015 till 31st August, 2018.