An Analysis of the Offences Committed against Women under Special Penal Statutes

  • Dr. Bibhabasu Misra and Dr. Paramita Dhar Chakraborty
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  • Dr. Bibhabasu Misra

    Associate Professor at Faculty of Law, ICFAI University, Tripura, India

  • Dr. Paramita Dhar Chakraborty

    Assistant Professor at School of Legal Studies, The Neotia University, West-Bengal, India

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Indian Penal Code is the main Criminal Law Code of the land. Yet, there was requirement of special criminal law(s), because Indian Penal Code could not effectively deal with the changing nature of different Crime being committed in India. However, Indian Penal Code , now going to be Naya Sanhita 2023, is not totally irrelevant. The defences available to the accused under the Indian Penal Code will be applicable in the special Criminal law/ Statutes also. Sometimes same offence is covered under the Indian Penal Code and other special Criminal law statute, because Indian Penal Code is not able to provide enough deterrence. This paper will discuss some special penal statutes of India in the present context.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 1366 - 1381


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