A Sunset Clause Will Keep Our Laws Relevant

SOURCE: https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/opinion/legal-matters-a-sunset-clause-will-keep-our-laws-relevant-weed-out-outdated-ones-8265441.html

By Sharang Shah

India’s drug policy is an obsolete relic. It is emblematic of the need to constantly create processes to look at existing policies in light of new evidence.

A year after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away, narcotics were back in the public eye with celebrity Aryan Khan being taken into custody for consumption. While the news cycle has moved on, pertinent questions around India’s drug laws remain unanswered: Are our drug laws anachronistic? If our drugs laws are outdated, what other laws require a rethink, and how can we create a robust system to keep our laws updated?

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March 22, 2022

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