15 July 2024


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Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Opinion over Conflict Between POSCO, IPC - 06.01.2017

Supreme Court has asked Central Government to examine need to amend a colonial-era provision in IPC that provides immunity to a man from being prosecuted for having sexual intercourse with his minor wife whereas Protection of Children of Sexual Offences (POCSO) prohibits such sexual relations.

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