New Criminal Laws in India 2024: Modernizing Justice Bliss

In 2024, India has embarked on a historic journey to reform its criminal justice system by enacting three pivotal laws: the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023; the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023; and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023. These laws replace the colonial-era Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; the Indian Penal Code, 1860; and the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, respectively. This legislative overhaul aims to align India’s legal framework with contemporary societal needs, emphasizing efficiency, transparency, and a victim-centric approach.

New Criminal Laws in India 2024: Modernizing Justice Bliss

In 2024, India has embarked on a historic journey to reform its criminal justice system by enacting three pivotal laws: the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023; the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023; and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023. These laws replace the colonial-era Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973; the Indian Penal Code, 1860; and the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, respectively. This legislative overhaul aims to align India’s legal framework with contemporary societal needs, emphasizing efficiency, transparency, and a victim-centric approach.