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On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry constituted a high level committee to introduce reforms in criminal laws. Highlights The Committee has several leading legal academicians and will gather opinions online, consult with experts and collate materials and submit a report to the Government of India. The consultation process is to begin on July ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
MMC are set of guidelines issued by the Election Commission of India for political parties and candidates to religiously abide by the set of rules provided in the form of blue print during elections mainly with respect to speeches, polling day, polling booths, portfolios, election manifestos, processions and general conduct. Election Commission is empowered to ..
The Union Cabinet approved the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2012, in Parliament to expand the reach of the legal offence of sexual assault to ensure more rigorous punishments for sexual offences including rape. What are the key amendments in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2012? The Bill replaces the word ‘rape’ with the phrase ‘sexual ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code 1860 is related to the attempt to commit suicide. It reads- Whoever attempts to commit suicide and does any act towards the commission of such offence, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year 1[ or with fine, or with both.] ..
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