The Madras Bar Affiliation (MBA) has handed a decision in opposition to the proposed renaming of Indian Penal Code, Indian Proof Act and the Code of Felony Process as Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Sakshya and Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita respectively by introducing three completely different Payments within the Parliament.
In keeping with MBA president V.R. Kamalanathan, an unanimous decision was handed, at a rare basic physique meet, expressing its objection and anguish over the naming of the Payments in Hindi. It was additional resolved to ship recommendations over the Payments to the Union Legislation Ministry with a request to revive the unique names of the three legal guidelines.
In the meantime, a bit of advocates, together with these belonging to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, staged an indication exterior the Madras Excessive Courtroom campus on Friday condemning the Centre for trying to rename the three major legal legal guidelines in Hindi. They claimed such transfer to be unconstitutional.