The GujCOC was returned to Gujarat on June 25, , with the President’s suggestions. The state assembly reconsidered the Bill and passed. The new Bill is a re-worked version of the Gujarat Control of Organised Crime Bill (GUJCOC), , which was earlier rejected twice by the. Latest news – Gujcoc Bill, Photos – Gujcoc Bill, Videos – Gujcoc Bill updates on Rediff News.
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The State government passed the Bill amid strong opposition from Congress members, who staged a walk out.
Among the controversial provisions of the Bill is Clause 16, which makes confessions before police officers admissible in court.
Abdul Kalam and Pratibha Patil. The government wants to spread fear and terror among activists, NGO workers and civil society persons with its stringent provisions.
Bilo Bill also provides for extension of the period of investigation from the stipulated 90 days to days. Furthermore, the legislation makes offences under the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Act,non-bailable.
It provides immunity to the State government from legal action.
He said the State government was not empowered to bring a law that contradicted national laws. President Kalam had returned the Bill recommending the deletion of the clauses pertaining bil confession in police custody, tapping phone and online communication, period of investigation and non-grant gujcod bail. However, Gujarat again passed the same Bill in for the third time, which is now pending with the President.
Gohil told The Hindu. Among the controversial provisions of the Bill is Clause 16 which makes confessions before police officers admissible in court.
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Printable version Dec 31, 7: News States Other States. Rahi Gaikwad Gandhinagar, March 31, August 31, No bail Furthermore, the legislation makes offences under the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Act,non-bailable. Some of the key features of the Bill: An anti-terror law that can be fine-tuned. Gujarat anti-terror Bill recalled.
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