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Panel formed to suggest reforms in criminal laws, govt tells Parliament

The Centre has set up a committee to suggest reforms in criminal laws and sought suggestions from state governments, courts and bar councils, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The Centre has set up a committee to suggest reforms in criminal laws and sought suggestions from state governments, courts and bar councils, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said the committee set up to suggest reforms in the criminal laws is headed by the Vice Chancellor of the Law University, Delhi.

"The Ministry of Home Affairs has also sought suggestions from States, Union Territories, Supreme Court, High Courts, Bar Council of India, Bar Council of States and various Universities and Law Institutes on comprehensive amendments in Criminal laws.

"The suggestions received and the report of the Committee are subject to examination by the Ministry of Home Affairs in consultation with all stakeholders, he said in written reply to a question.

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First Published: Wed, February 03 2021. 14:12 IST
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