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Delhi government has introduced new jail manual, HC told

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday informed the High Court that it has introduced a new jail manual which will provide uniformity in rules and regulations in managing prisons in the national capital.

government standing informed a bench of and Justice V Kameswar Rao that the new jail manual -- Prisons Rules, 2018 -- has been notified and came into effect from January 1.

The court, which was hearing various public interest litigations related to ensuring minimum human rights to inmates, asked the petitioners' to go through the fresh act and inform if they found some issues.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 19:14 IST
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