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Anticipatory bail back in UP after 33 years

DNMUM437652 | 6/13/2019 | Author : Rajiv Srivastava | WC :212

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Nearly 33 years after it was first scrapped during Emergency, the Uttar Pradesh government has re-introduced anticipatory bail in the state. This means an accused in the state will now get advance bail in case of a non-bailable offence.
According to a government release, the state legislature cleared the Criminal Procedure Code (Uttar Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2018 last year, paving the way for the move. It was cleared by the President on June 1 and brought into force on June 6.
The efforts to revive the anticipatory bail in the state was initiated after the State Law Commission in its third report in 2009 and several writ petitions before various courts suggested for the same. A committee was constituted under the aegis of the Pr
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