Review of criminal justice system is a continuous process to make the laws in sync with the social changes. The amendments in the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure are carried out from time to time based on the recommendations of the Law Commission of India, various Court judgements and reports of any other Committees specially constituted for the purpose. The Law Commission of India has been requested to undertake a comprehensive review of the criminal justice system and give a comprehensive report covering all the aspects of criminal law, including desirability of having separate Bail Act, so that comprehensive amendments can be made in the various laws viz. Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and the Indian Evidence Act etc.
This information was given by Union Minister of Law & Justice Shri D.V.Sadananda Gowda in reply to a written question in the Lok Sabha today.
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Source: Bombay High Court