Delhi HC asks Law Commission to examine issue of compensation for wrongful imprisonment

Jail Administration

The Delhi High Court, by an order passed on November 30, requested the Law Commission of India to examine the need for a legal framework for compensation to victims of wrongful imprisonment.

The Court had appointed Prof GS Bajpai, Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice and Registrar at the National Law University, Delhi as amicus curiae. It had sought his inputs on three issues: fines and default sentences, suspension of sentence and remedies for wrongful incarceration.

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