Authors are required to give a guarantee that the same article, or an article with substantially the same content, has not been submitted concurrently to a different journal. Authors should submit only original work.

Authors should cite appropriate sources for facts and ideas that they draw on in their article.  Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to include any copyrighted material including images or tables in their work.

Authors should include any conflicts of interest in their biographies or in a statement in the published paper. Conflict of interest includes any financial interests or connections, direct or indirect, or other situations that might raise the question of bias in the work - including pertinent sources of funding for the individual author(s) or for the associated department(s) or organization(s), or personal relationships.

Plagiarism and self-plagiarism are not allowed. IJCLS uses Turnitin to screen articles for detecting plagiarism. Detection of overlapping and similar text is used there and so quotations and appropriate citations have to be used whenever required.

For checking Plagiarism, IJCLS Editorial Board will screen plagiarism with using Turnitin. If it is found plagiarism indication (above 30%), editorial board will reject manuscript immediately.