Maharashtra Shakti Criminal Law (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2020

The Maharashtra Shakti Criminal Law (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2020 is a draft bill approved by the Maharashtra Cabinet. It has provisions for stringent punishments like death penalties, life sentence and high fines as well as speedy trials against those involved in crimes against women and children. It seeks to amend relevant sections of the IPC, CrPC and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for this proposed law. It is similar to the Andhra Pradesh Disha Act Criminal Law, 2019.