Three New Criminal Laws to Come Into Effect from July 1

New Delhi: The three new criminal laws which will replace the country’s colonial-era legislation will come into effect from July 1, announced the government on Saturday.

These three new criminal laws are Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha (Second) Sanhita, and the Bharatiya Sakshya (Second) Sanhita. They will replace the Indian Penal Code of 1860, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) of 1973, and the Indian Evidence Act, of 1872.

The three laws were passed by the Parliament and have received the assent of President Droupadi Murmu.

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