Title, India: Report of the Malimath Committee on Reforms of the Criminal Justice System: Some observations. Publisher, Amnesty International. The role of victim in modern justice system, is it only the role of being a witness or one the stake holder in achieving justice. 2. Is there relationship between. Please click the link to read the Report on the Criminal Justice System as suggested by Justice Malimath Committee in This report.
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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Law should not stumble, in a way that those who defy it go free and those who seek its protection lose hope.
Most Malimath Committee recommendations on criminal justice reform are good; the few bad ones must be ignored and the rest taken up January 18,5: Recommendations of the committee are being revisited by the central Govt. In the US if it is blacks and hispanics in India it is Muslims, Dalits and backward sections whose population is disproportionately high among under trial prisoners. This is to be organised in a separate legislation. This Section is largely used in case of dowry harassment.
Trial procedures The Committee felt that all cases in which punishment is three years and below should be tried summarily and punishment that can be awarded in summary trials be increased to three years.
The committee suggested every court keep a record of the timestamps such as date of conclusion of arguments, date of pronouncement of judgment, and so on, which may be prominently displayed. Training Government and Judiciary both should invest in training.
Jiby was working as an engineer in California when the blogging wave that committfe the social media explosion swept him to journalism and Delhi where he was. It also suggested that a separate witness protection law be enacted akin to the one in the United States. Representative to monitor human co,mittee enforcement in Nigeria  and Sri Lanka. Legislation on proceeds of crime be enacted on the lines of similar legislation in the U.
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The Malimath Committee’s recommendations on reforms in the criminal justice system in 20 points
The appointment of Assistant Public Prosecutors and Prosecutors, it was recommended, should be made through competitive examination. It suggested that a new post, Director of Prosecution, be created in every State to facilitate effective coordination between the investigating and prosecuting officers under the guidance of the Advocate General. The Committee suggested that the court be given freedom to question the accused malomath elicit information committef draw an adverse inference against the accused in case the latter refuses to answer.
The Committee felt that all cases in which punishment is three years and below should be tried summarily and punishment that can be awarded in summary trials be increased to three years. Quality of investigation need to be improved. It also recommended the following: Views Read Edit View history.
C Indian Penal Code be suitably amended. Both are problematic on various counts. Instead, the Committee recommended classifying offences as social welfare code, correctional code, criminal code, and economic and other offences code. This is because two of the recommendations are alarming and would involve a drastic change in investigation and prosecution of criminal cases and dispensation of justice.
Victim compensation is a State obligation in all serious crimes, whether the offender is apprehended or not, convicted or acquitted. The International Bar Association appointed him as part of a fact finding mission to Sri Lanka to assess the circumstances surrounding a call for a constitutional referendum and its effect on the country’s judiciary. The Committee favoured making Section A as a bailable and compoundable offence.
The Committee suggested this be extended to 30 days and an additional time of 90 days be granted for the filing of charge sheet in case of serious crimes.
To improve the quality of investigations, it suggested a slew of measures, including the appointment of an Addl. Criminal Justice System in India Criminal justice system is more than years old in India and it need to be reviewed as the type of crime has changed with the use of technology and other aspects.
Further suggest the ways to synergize the relationship among Judiciary, Police and Prosecution in order to restore the confidence of common man.
Because it was optional, few police officers or magistrates recording confessions have preferred this route. The working days of the High Courts be raised to days. He served on the Central Administrative Tribunal as its chair.
The report submitted in pointed out the judge-population ratio in India is The Malimath committee gave recommendations but these were not implemented by the successive govt.
Evidence regarding a man and woman living together for a reasonably long period should considered as marriage, even if he is already married and he is liable to provide maintenance to both women. There was also a rider that they were not to be posted in their home district and the places where they were already practising.
Malimath did his primary education from Karnataka. Committee recommended in each State, the post of the Director of Prosecution should be created, if not already created, and should be filled up from among suitable police officers of the rank of DGP in consultation with the Advocate General of the State.
Similarly, the CrPC amendments a decade ago provided that confessions, states of witnesses and dying declarations can be videorecorded. More from The Times vommittee India. Suggest the ways to improve judicial proceedings and committee delivery to common man. One of the controversial recommendation wants confessions to the police admissible in court as evidence if a senior police office of Superintendent of Police SP rank or above signs off on the statement.
Witness protection Noting that taking action against perjury is a cumbersome process and genuine witnesses are treated shabbily, the Committee batted for a strong witness protection mechanism — it said the judge should be ready to step in if the witness is harassed during cross-examination.
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View comments Post a comment. Recommendations of the Committee It is the duty of state to protect the fundamental rights of all citizen.
As the law and order problem in the country is deteriorating and crimes are increasing in all spheres be it against Women, Cyber, Economic Crime, or organised crimes. He was also the chair of the Karnataka Border Protection Committee.
What are the recommendations of Malimath committee about Criminal jurisprudence? Formation, Functioning, and Future Comjittee. Just drop in a mail at toiblogs timesinternet. Sentencing The Committee is in favour of a permanent Statutory Committee to prescribe sentencing guidelines.