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Consultation Paper-Cum-Questionnaire Regarding Section 498-A of Indian Penal Code

Government says that as per the information received from the Law Commission of India, the Law Commission has taken up the study of various aspects of Section 498-A (which relates to a ‘husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty’) of Indian Penal Code and has prepared a Consultation Paper-cum-Questionnaire regarding this Section of Indian Penal Code and circulated to all concerned to elicit views thereon. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Shri Salman Khurshid, Minister of Law & Justice, said that the Law Commission has received a large number of responses from various quarters and the same are being examined by them. As far as compoundability of the offence is concerned, the report of the Law Commission is not finalised.

 

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