Legal Documents

In this section you will find legal documents relating to cases of rape, sexual assault, displacement and other human rights and women’s rights issues, that might be helpful in filing cases and and understanding legal procedures relating to these issues.

Standing Order issued by the Delhi Police on Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) for investigation of Rape Cases

The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

D.K Basu guidelines for arrest – Supreme Court Guidelines and NHRC guidelines

Model Guidelines under Section 39 of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 (provides amendments to acts relating to sexual offences). For the Justice Verma Committee report on the amendments to the Criminal Law Act, click here. For a table comparing the provisions of the ordinance with the IPC, Crciminal Law Amendment Bill 2012 and the Verma committee recommendations, prepared by Lawyers Collective, click here.

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