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Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 | Law & Practice

Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 | Law & Practice

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This book extensively [800+ Pages] analyses each section of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023 (BNS), with cross-references to the Indian Penal Code 1860 (IPC)This book follows a structured, integrated, interconnected approach to BNS and stands out for its meticulous dissection and analysis. It offers an in-depth analysis of each provision, focusing on the following:

  • Legislative Intent – Analyses the purpose and motivation behind each clause to provide clarity on lawmakers' intentions
  • Legal Procedure Changes – Identifies and discusses the alterations in legal procedures brought about by BNS
  • Practical Effects – Examines the real-world impact of these legal changes on law enforcement practices
  • Comparative Analysis – Provides a thorough comparison of BNS provisions with those of the IPC, highlighting significant revisions, new inclusions, and omissions
  • Evolution of Penal Laws – Underlines how penal laws have evolved with the introduction of the BNS, by highlighting:
    • Significant Changes
    • Additions
    • Omissions

This book is positioned as an essential resource for those involved in the legal profession, including practitioners, judges, and law students. It is designed to assist in understanding the complexities of the new penal laws, preparing for legal proceedings, and facilitating academic research in criminal laws.

The Present Publication is the First Edition authored by Taxmann's Editorial Board with significant contributions from Prof. (Dr) Vageshwari Deswal and Adv. Saurabh Kansal. The noteworthy features of the book are as follows:

  • [Expert AnalysisEach section of BNS is examined with precision, offering readers insights into the legislative intent and practical application of the law
  • [Comparative Tables and Lists] The book includes comparative tables showing the correlation between the sections of the IPC and BNS, new sections added, and sections repealed, which enhances the reader's comprehension and application of the law
  • [Case Law References] With a meticulous compilation of relevant case laws, this book presents landmark judgments and legal precedents shaping the interpretation of penal law in India. These case laws serve as practical examples, aiding legal professionals and scholars in understanding how the new provisions are likely to be applied and interpreted in various legal scenarios, thereby bridging the gap between theory and practice
  • [Practical Insights] Focuses on the practical aspects of the law, offering perspectives on its impact on legal practice and the judicial system
  • [Additional Resources] Appendices contain the Statement of Objects and Reasons, Notes on Clauses, and relevant parliamentary committee reports, providing a comprehensive understanding of the legislative backdrop

The detailed contents of the book are as follows:

  • Tables
    • Table showing sections of Indian Penal Code, 1860 and corresponding sections of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
    • Table showing sections of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023 and corresponding sections of Indian Penal Code, 1860
    • Table showing new sections of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
    • Table showing sections of Indian Penal Code, 1860 repealed by Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
  • Section Key to Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
  • List of Cases
  • Arrangement of sections
  • Analysis of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
  • Appendices
    • Statement of Objects and Reasons
    • Notes on Clauses
    • 246th Report on Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023 – Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs – Observations/Recommendations – At a glance
    • Speech of Honourable Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation (Shri Amit Shah) in Lok Sabha on 20-12-2023
    • Provisions of other Acts Referred to in Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
  • Glossary
  • Subject Index
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