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Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita 2023: e-Justice



  Aug 25, 2023

Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 Bill:e-Justice


What is the Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 Bill?

The Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 Bill is a legislative proposal introduced in the Lok Sabha by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on August 11. This bill aims to establish a tech-friendly legal framework that promotes the use of technology in various aspects of the criminal justice system, including investigation, trial, court proceedings, and related procedures.
 

What does the bill seek to replace?

The bill seeks to repeal the existing Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) of 1973. While it retains most of the provisions related to the procedure for arrest, prosecution, and bail for offenses under various Acts, including the Indian Penal Code of 1860, it introduces several significant changes and innovations.
 

What are the key changes proposed by the bill?

The Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 Bill introduces various significant changes, including:
 
Trials in Electronic Mode: The bill proposes that trials, inquiries, and proceedings under the code can be conducted in electronic mode, utilizing electronic communication or audio-video electronic means. This allows for the use of technology in the entire legal process.
 
Use of Technology and Forensic Sciences: The bill emphasizes the use of technology and forensic sciences in the investigation of crimes. This includes furnishing and lodging information, service of summons, and more through electronic communication.
 
Time-Bound Processes: The bill establishes specific time-lines for time-bound investigation, trial, and the pronouncement of judgments. This aims to expedite the legal process.
 
Video Conferencing: The accused can be examined through electronic means, such as video conferencing, minimizing the need for physical presence.
 
Definition of Electronic Communication: The bill defines "electronic communication" as the transmission of written, verbal, pictorial information, or video content through electronic devices like phones, computers, audio-video players, etc.
 
Expanded Definition of Documents: The bill expands the definition of "documents" to include electronic or digital records, such as emails.
 

What is the purpose of the bill?

The purpose of the Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 Bill is to modernize and streamline the criminal justice system by incorporating technology into various stages of the legal process. This is expected to enhance efficiency, speed, and accuracy in investigations and trials.


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