New Delhi: From implementation of the three new criminal laws to resolution of the over year-long Manipur ethnic conflict to holding assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union home ministry is set for a busy year ahead as the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for the third term.The government has announced that Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita 2023, Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita 2023, and Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam 2023 will come into force from July 1, 2024. Hectic preparations and training are already underway in which various modules have been trained across states and Union territories, said officials aware of the matter.

Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita has 358 sections (instead of 511 sections of IPC). A total of 20 new crimes have been added to the Sanhita, and the imprisonment sentence has been increased for 33 crimes.

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