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Reviewing of PC and PNDT Act

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In 25th Meeting of Central Supervisory Board (CSB) held on 5th January, 2017, the matter of reviewing certain provisions of the PC & PNDT Act was discussed. The issue was deliberated in the light of recent judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 8th November, 2016 in W.P. (Civil) No. 349 of 2006 [Voluntary Health Association of Punjab Vs UOI & Ors.] & W.P. (Civil) No. 575 of 2014 [IMA Vs. UOI], in which Hon’ble Court has examined the proposal for amendments in the Act and Rules specifically the classification of offences under the Act and has come up with the view that whenever there is an abuse of the process of the law, the individual can always avail the legal remedy and further declined to interfere.
 
The Central Supervisory Board after due deliberations recommended that the may take the advice of Ministry of Law and Justice in this regard and appropriate steps may be taken accordingly.
 
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.
 

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Reviewing of PC and PNDT Act

Reviewing of PC and PNDT Act
In 25th Meeting of Central Supervisory Board (CSB) held on 5th January, 2017, the matter of reviewing certain provisions of the PC & PNDT Act was discussed. The issue was deliberated in the light of recent judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 8th November, 2016 in W.P. (Civil) No. 349 of 2006 [Voluntary Health Association of Punjab Vs UOI & Ors.] & W.P. (Civil) No. 575 of 2014 [IMA Vs. UOI], in which Hon’ble Court has examined the proposal for amendments in the Act and Rules specifically the classification of offences under the Act and has come up with the view that whenever there is an abuse of the process of the law, the individual can always avail the legal remedy and further declined to interfere.
 
The Central Supervisory Board after due deliberations recommended that the may take the advice of Ministry of Law and Justice in this regard and appropriate steps may be taken accordingly.
 
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.
 

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Reviewing of PC and PNDT Act

In 25th Meeting of Central Supervisory Board (CSB) held on 5th January, 2017, the matter of reviewing certain provisions of the PC & PNDT Act was discussed. The issue was deliberated in the light of recent judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court dated 8th November, 2016 in W.P. (Civil) No. 349 of 2006 [Voluntary Health Association of Punjab Vs UOI & Ors.] & W.P. (Civil) No. 575 of 2014 [IMA Vs. UOI], in which Hon’ble Court has examined the proposal for amendments in the Act and Rules specifically the classification of offences under the Act and has come up with the view that whenever there is an abuse of the process of the law, the individual can always avail the legal remedy and further declined to interfere.
 
The Central Supervisory Board after due deliberations recommended that the may take the advice of Ministry of Law and Justice in this regard and appropriate steps may be taken accordingly.
 
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.
 

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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