Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2019 – An Initiative to make Laws Gender Neutral.

The Criminal Law (Amendment) bill, 2019 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha as a private member’s bill by K.T.S Tulsi, an advocate and a parliamentarian. The bill intended to make the laws related to sexual offences, gender neutral, in order to extend the protection to males as well as transgender who have now been recognized … Continue reading Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2019 – An Initiative to make Laws Gender Neutral.

Default Bail

“A man of courage never needs weapon, but he may need bail.”- Lewis Munford One of the most fundamental principles of criminal law is that a person is “innocent until he is proven guilty.” Under Section 167(2) of the 1973 Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), the maximum period for which the Judicial Magistrate can grant custody of … Continue reading Default Bail