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

NEW DELHI: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 National 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.