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Court orders and govt decisions: A look back at criminal justice in 2022

Sedition, bail law, and criminal law reforms--we look at some of the major announcements for criminal justice in India

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Shreehari Paliath | IndiaSpend
Several government decisions and Supreme Court observations and verdicts delivered in 2022 have had, or will have, an impact on the justice system in India. These will have a bearing on the functioning of the judiciary, police efficiency, the issue of arbitrary arrests, and overcrowded prisons systems.

In a year-end look at the justice system, we examine five major Supreme Court and government decisions that can impact the criminal justice process.

SC direction on bail law and undertrial prisoners' release

In July, the Supreme Court directed the Union government to consider introducing a separate bail act to streamline the process

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First Published: Dec 26 2022 | 10:49 AM IST

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