The Freedom of Marriage and Association and Prohibition of Crimes in the Name of ‘Honour’ Bill, 2022: A Draft Legislation for Tackling Crimes in the Name of ‘Honour’ and Protecting Individual Liberty

May 17, 2022 | Jayna Kothari

 

 

CLPR’s draft Freedom of Marriage and Association and Prohibition of Crimes in the name of ‘Honour’ Bill, 2022 aims to tackle crimes in the name of ‘honour’ and ‘tradition’ that occur in cases of inter-caste and interfaith marriages. The Bill aims to promote individual autonomy and liberty to choose a partner of one’s own choice. It provides the legal framework to prevent, investigate and adjudicate crimes in the name of ‘honour’.

 

View the first draft of the bill here.

 

View the second draft of the bill here.

 

View the latest draft below.

Cite:

Jayna Kothari, 'The Freedom of Marriage and Association and Prohibition of Crimes in the Name of ‘Honour’ Bill, 2022: A Draft Legislation for Tackling Crimes in the Name of ‘Honour’ and Protecting Individual Liberty' (Centre for Law and Policy Research, 17 May 2022) <https://clpr.org.in/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Draft-Honour-Crimes-Bill-31.5.2022-Final.pdf> accessed on 29 Sep 2022