Report No. 154
Memorandum of the proceedings of the Legal Workshop on ' Criminal Law held at Jaipur on 13-1-96
A Workshop on criminal law was held at Jaipur on 13-1-96. It was attended amongst others by Chairman Central Law Commission Hon'ble Justice K. Jayachandra Reddy, Members Justice R.L. Gupta, Dr. Alice Jacob and Member-Secretary, Shri Prabhakar Rao, Joint-Secretary, Dr. S.C. Srivastava, Chairman State Law Commission, Hon'ble Justice V.S. Dave, State Home Minister, Shri Kailash Meghwal. Hon'ble Justice Smt. Gyan Sudha Mishra of Rajasthan High Court. Director-General of Police, Rajasthan, Shri Davendra Singh, Dy. Director of Police, Shri Shyam Pratap Singh Rathore and other Police Officers, Members State Law Commission, Shri Sunder Lal Mehta, Shri P.A. Sinha and Dy. Secretary, Dr. B.L. Babel, Advocates, Professors and Women Social Workers.
There was a free and open exchange of views on the proposed amendments in Cr. P.C. Many very important suggestions were made on behalf of the Government as well as all the Classes and sections of Society.
First of all Chairman State Law Commission, Hon'ble Justice Shri V.S. Dave welcomed all the guests and participants and expounded as to why basically and fundamentally amendments became necessary in Criminal Laws. Chairman Central Law Commission, Hon'ble Justice Shri K. Jayachandra Reddy, stating that Investigation, Prosecution, Defence and Courts were the Four main Wings of Judicial Administration, explained the background of the proposed amendments.