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Bar Council of India appreciates the removal of colonial, outdated criminal laws by replacing them with three new laws

The Bar Council of India acknowledges the positive features embedded in the three new criminal laws

Home Minister Amit Shah launches reference books on three new criminal laws, the books give comparisons of new laws with old ones

Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the reference books on the three recently enacted transformative criminal justice laws passed by Parliament on Saturday.

‘Mr 420’ is now ‘Mr 316’: How sections for criminal offences have been changed in BNS as compared to IPC

Several sections of the IPC, which were afresh in the public mind about certain offences, have been moved to different sections under the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS).

A new criminal justice era begins in India, three momentous bills replacing IPC, CrPC and Evidence Act passed by Rajya Sabha

Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita 2023, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha (Second) Sanhita 2023, and Bharatiya Sakshya (Second) Bill 2023 replace IPC, CrPC and Evidence Act.

New Criminal Law has provision of trial in absentia for fugitives hiding in other countries: Home Minister Amit Shah

Amit Shah said that the new criminal law bills have a provision of trial in absentia for those who are "hiding in other countries" for terror acts and other offences in India.

Why Section 195 of Draft Bhartiya Nyaya Sanhita needs relook: A ‘religiously neutral provision’ that may end up criminalising criticism of Muslim separatism

On the 11th of August, Home Minister Amit Shah introduced 3 new bills to revamp the criminal justice system of India. These bills Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill will replace the Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code and the Indian Evidence Act respectively.

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