“22nd Law Commission of India Submits Comprehensive Review of Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897”

  • The 22nd Law Commission of India submitted a report titled “A Comprehensive Review of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897” to the Indian Government.
  • The report focuses on the challenges faced by the Indian health infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The report highlights the limitations in the legal framework related to health during the crisis.
  • The report suggests that the existing legislation does not adequately address future epidemic containment and management.
  • The Commission recommends either amending the existing law or enacting a new comprehensive legislation.
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