Law Commission of India and the debate on age of consent

Chaudhary, Shraddha (2024) Law Commission of India and the debate on age of consent. Economic and Political Weekly, 59 (6). ISSN 0012-9976 | 2349-8846

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Given the likelihood that the Law Commission of India’s recommendations will exert a persuasive force on future policy decisions on this subject, the 283rd report of the LCI on the age of consent under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 deserves engagement. While the LCI was aware of the contestations and complications surrounding the issue of the age of consent for sexual relations, its recommendations fail to satisfactorily address those problems

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Law Commission of India | Protection of Children | Sexual Offences Act, 2012
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Subhajit Bhattacharjee
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2024 10:55
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2024 10:55
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