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Consultation for fine-tuning the Police (Reforms) Act 2013

                      West Regional Consultation for fine-tuning the draft Model Police Act as an alternate to                                The Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Act 2013                 …

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South Regional Consultation on the necessity to amend The Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Act 2013

South Regional Consultation on the necessity to amend The Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Act 2013 held on Wednesday, 7th September 2016 at Tirunelveli. It was jointly organised by Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation, Vaanmugil and Campaign for Custodial Justice and Abolition of Torture. It was agreed by the participants that: Basic features of the …

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Police reforms: Citizens’ memo to the CM of Tamil Nadu

Dear Madam Chief Minister,   As you are aware, the Supreme Court Judgment of 2006 in the Prakash Singh case has stressed the need for police reform and issued directions, with a view to improve the autonomy, accountability, effectiveness and responsiveness of the police.  Subsequently the Supreme Court has issued certain directions for implementation. Tamil …

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Drafting an Alternative Tamil Nadu Police Bill Replacing The Police Act of 1861 and Other Police Laws

REPORT   A Consultation on Drafting an Alternative Tamil Nadu Police Bill 2014 Replacing The Police Act of 1861 was jointly organised by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Campaign for Custodial Justice & Abolition of Torture and Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation (HRF). The Consultation was held on 25th October 2014 at Chennai. At …

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Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Ordinance, 2013 Analysis and Recommendations for Amendments

Introduction   This submission represents the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative’s (CHRI) consideration of the Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Ordinance and our corresponding recommendations. We have analysed the Ordinance, identified gaps and weakness, provided suggestions for amendments as well as recommended the inclusion of provisions that will better define police powers and functions, the limits of …

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Directives of the Supreme Court and Essentials of a New Police Act in Tamil Nadu

INTRODUCTION Consultation on the Directives of the Supreme Court and Essentials of a New Police Act in Tamil Nadu held on Thursday, 26th September 2013, Chennai. Around 76 participants from civil society organisations, senior police officers and administrators, lawyers, women’s organisations, political party leaders, human rights organisations and social movements participated. The main objective of …

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