Supreme Court issues notice in petitions challenging UAPA amendment

Shruti Mahajan September 6 2019

The Supreme Court today sought a reply from the Centre in petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the amendments to the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi with Justice Ashok Bhushan issued notice immediately upon the matter coming on board.

The UAPA Amendment Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 24 and in the Rajya Sabha on August 2. The Bill empowers the government to declare individuals . . .

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