New Criminal Laws, Kerala HC
New Criminal Laws, Kerala HC

Does name of law passed by parliament have to be in English? Kerala High Court asks

The Court was considering a PIL challenging the Hindi names given to the three new criminal laws, namely the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam.

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday decided to examine the question of whether Article 348 of the Constitution of India mandates that even the names of laws passed by the Indian Parliament have to be in English, and not just their texts [PV Jeevesh (Advocate) v. Union of India & Ors.].

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