A Step towards Social Order: Rigorous Laws or Vigorous Implementation?

Jaimithra S
School Of Excellence in Law
The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University
Tamilnadu, India

Volume II – Issue VI, 2019

Law may be defined as a set of rules and norms designed to regulate the actions of the persons in a society. A Parliament enacts various laws for regulation of different actions in different areas so as protect the rights of persons as well to point to them their duties towards each other and to the state. But however, to gain people’s support for a law, the law has to reflect the public conscience. Testing this notion against the fact that India is witnessing an increase in crime rate, it becomes very clear that the laws are failing to do their intended duties. To cure this situation, whether the laws have to be made stricter or should be implementation be better, is the question which the author will be addressing in this article.

Keywords: Law, Rights, Public conscience, Crime rate, Implementation.


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