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Stricter law against honour killing: Moily

Law minister M Veerappa Moily said the Centre was coming up with a stricter provision in the law to stop honour killings.

Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: June 28, 2010 3:19:37 am

Union Minister for Law and Justice M Veerappa Moily on Sunday said the Centre was coming up with a stricter provision in the law to stop honour killings.

“We propose an amendment to the Special Marriage Act to reduce the period of notice for court marriages from 30 days to zero,” said Moily.

He was in the city to attend a Regional Law Conference for the implementation of 13th Finance Commission recommendations for improving justice delivery system in the country.

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