Home Ministry seeks suggestions from governors, CMs and CJI on reforms in criminal laws

A committee has been constituted to suggest amendments in the criminal laws. It will be headed by the Vice-Chancellor of the Delhi’s National Law University, Union Minister of Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy told Rajya Sabha.

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A committee has been constituted to suggest amendments in the criminal laws. It will be headed by the Vice-Chancellor of the Delhi’s National Law University, Union Minister of Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy told Rajya Sabha.

“The Ministry of Home Affairs has also sought suggestions from Governors, Chief Ministers of states, Lieutenant Governors (LGs) and administrators of union territories, Chief Justice of India, Chief Justices of various high courts, Bar Council of India, bar councils of various states and various universities and law institutes on comprehensive amendments in criminal laws,” he said in a written reply to a question.

He also said the suggestions received and the report of the committee are subject to examination by the ministry in consultation with all stakeholders.