Roll-out schedule of 3 new criminal codes will be notified by January 26

Syllabus: GS-II

Subject: Governance

Topic: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions

Context: It will take nine months to a year for the three criminal laws to be implemented across the country, and a pilot project is all set to begin in Ahmedabad in the next two months.


  • The implementation date for three new criminal codes, replacing existing laws, will be notified before January 26.
  • The plan includes training 3,000 master trainers to educate police personnel in a pyramid setup reaching each district.
  • The integration of various criminal justice system modules aims to create a faster system, focusing on scientific investigation and forensics-based approaches.
  • The new laws will replace the Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, and Code of Criminal Procedure. width=
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