Seven Strange Indian Laws: Laws are made to safeguard and serve the public of a country. Like each other thing, these laws should be refreshed occasionally to oblige the current patterns. In India, numerous obsolete laws have been changed, yet, some odd laws need to discover consideration from the lawmakers! In this article, we will talk about seven odd Indian laws that should be adjusted as quickly as time permits.
Indian Telegraph Act, 1885.
One of the most outdated Indian laws is the Indian Telegraph Act holds no significance at all in the current age. This law was acquainted in 1885 with grant the British to control India by tapping telegraphy the country over and past to forestall revolts.
At present we are nor being ruled by the British nor do individuals use telegraphy to conjure wild fights now. The law lost all its significance with the appearance of TVs and web long back.
The Factories Act, 1948
The current act permits women to do perilous jobs and work in factories. In any case, with regards to women working at evening times the law is totally different. Women are not allowed to work around evening time in the factories, despite the fact that there are countless professions that request women working during evening. Thus, the law ought to be changed in like manner where the women can work in the factories during evening time.
The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958
By giving ‘special powers’, this law grants authorized officers to murder associates in the name with saving public request. This Act was first passed to the security forces in Manipur and Assam to shield themselves from savagery. A short time later, it was reached out to the whole North East and furthermore to Jammu and Kashmir. What’s more, nobody sees how India is legitimizing itself as equitable when the compromise rises to death?
The Aircraft Act, 1934
As indicated by this law, aircraft is characterized as “any machine which can take uphold in the air from the reactions of the air”. So it contains “inflatables, regardless of whether fixed or free, kites, airships, flying machines and gliders”. The act additionally says that solitary the legislature can make rules identified with the ownership, use, activity, import or fare of any aircraft, deal or class of aircraft.
With this translation, it is illegal to fly inflatables and kites without government leeway in India.
Prostitution is legal, yet being a pimp is illegal
Prostitutes are permitted to practice their exchange secretly yet can’t legally beseech the clients in public. Coordinated prostitution like prostitution rings, whorehouses, pimping, and so forth is illegal in India.
The Registration of Foreigners’ Act, 1939
As per this law, each foreigner whose stay in India is over 180 days need to report their entrance, development starting with one region then onto the next and takeoff to the higher officials. The law additionally requires landowners and managers of lodgings and inns, boats or aircraft to report the presence of any foreigners.
It was acquainted by the British with control the section and development of foreigners in India. It was especially implied for the Indian progressives from different nations. At present this law has become an apparatus to annoy foreigners and is a block to the endeavors of India to support the travel industry.
Legal Drinking Age
One of the most required Indian laws is the law which decides the legal drinking age. It is unique in relation to each state and in certain states, it goes as long as 25 years old. It is weird that a resident has the option to choose the Government by casting a ballot at 18 years old however isn’t considered as developed enough to choose if they can consume liquor or not.
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Kindly, advise your writer to go to Jammu and Kashmir and in troubled areas of North East and let him stay there for some months without any security cover. It will be interesting to know if he will’ve same nonsensical idea about The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958! It’s very easy to demonize our security forces without realizing the ground realities.
“The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958
By giving ‘special powers’, this law grants authorized officers to murder associates in the name with saving public request. ”
This is what you have written.
Is this how you think the AFSPA LAW is or the Army Officers kill like barbarians!?
Even the construction
of the sentence by your writer makes a nonsensical sense.
Must remove it forthwith or face defamation suit.
Shame on legal live.
Col Anil Chandra
Judge advocate general department
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