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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
20-December-2011 17:06 IST
Madhava Menon Committee Report
Nine States have not submitted their views on the Madhava Menon Committee Report viz. Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

On the recommendation of the Department¬ related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs for a comprehensive review of Criminal Law instead of bringing piecemeal amendments, Ministry of Law & Justice were requested to request the Law Commission to examine and give a comprehensive report covering all aspects of Criminal Law so that comprehensive amendments can be made in the various laws. The Law Commission may also inter.alia take into account the recommendations made by Malimath Committee and Madhava Menon Committee and other Committee/Commission in this regard.

This was stated by Shri Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in Ministry of Home Affairs in written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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