[Marital Rape case] Committed to protecting rights of every woman: Centre asks Delhi High Court to defer hearing

An affidavit filed by the Home Ministry said that the issues involved in the marital rape case are not only about the Constitutionality of a provision but has far-reaching socio-legal implications across the country.
[Marital Rape case] Committed to protecting rights of every woman: Centre asks Delhi High Court to defer hearing
Delhi High Court, Marital rape

The Central government has asked the Delhi High Court to defer the hearing in marital rape petitions for a ‘stipulated time’ within which it will “conduct an effective consultative process“, after which it would be in a better position to assist the Court [RIT Foundation v Union of India].

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