Jan 23, 2024

New Criminal Law Bills Received President’s Assent

On December 25, 2023, the President had provided its assent to three new criminal law bills, namely Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023, Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023 and Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 (‘BNSS’), which were passed by the Parliament on December 21, 2023, to replace Indian Penal Code, 1860, Evidence Act, 1872 and Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, respectively.

Our client alert on BNSS, can be accessed here.




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