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Rape Laws to be Reviewed in India

by Thilaka Ravi on  April 1, 2010 at 3:00 PM Medico Legal News   - G J E 4
Rape Laws to be Reviewed in India
A high-powered committee (HPC) under the chairmanship of Union Home Secretary constituted by the Central Government is to review existing laws to prevent rapes in the country.
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The committee would examine the issues relating to review of rape laws. The suggestions made by the high powered committee have been formulated into The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

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The Home Ministry has uploaded the Draft Bill on its website http://mha.nic.in for the information of general public. ome Ministry has invited views, comments and suggestions of the States and Union Territories on the draft Bill.

In a statement the Home Ministry has asked general public as well as the States and Union Territories to submit their views on or before May 15.

Source: ANI
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This is good news... I wish our country India becomes very very strict about such offenses...
I'm looking forward to hear new rules very soon!!!

Zarna Thursday, April 1, 2010

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