SC hearing against new criminal laws on 20 May

These new laws will replace the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Indian Evidence Act.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 20, 2024 | 9:30 AMUpdatedMay 20, 2024 | 9:30 AM

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday, 19 May, a petition challenging the enactment of three new laws that seek to overhaul India’s penal codes claiming that they suffer from many “defects and discrepancies”. A vacation bench of Justices Bela M Trivedi and Pankaj Mithal is likely to hear the matter.

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