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The only way of moving the criminal justice system of Pakistan forward is by criminalising torture, which can only be done through a special law.
The proposal comes in line with a law on criminalising and combating the smuggling of subsidised oil by-products, which was implemented in June.
While women's groups and law reform lobbyists have backed change, some experts from Queen's University, Belfast, have warned criminalising sex work could do more harm than good, driving the practice underground.
The Irish Government is committed to reducing the spread of HIV but by criminalising buyers it will drive sex work underground away from essential health services which help prevent the spread of HIV.
Proposals to fine youngsters who refuse to stay in education or training until they are 18 risk criminalising them, ministers have been warned.
Could the think tank start addressing real and worthy issues, such as making criminals the criminal instead of criminalising the law abiding?
Criminalising cannabis use is not only illogical, but deeply damaging, it criminalises millions and pours billions into the coffers of organised crime.
Speaking at a meeting organised by the drugs charity Release, Bolton MP Dr Iddon said: "It is ridiculous that we are criminalising young people for using soft drugs."
'Criminalising depressed persons or those who are mentally sick is inhumane, unthinkable and unacceptable,' the Mental Health Promotion Advisory Council member said in a statement today.
The ordinance or an Executive order criminalising Triple Talaq was passed by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 19.
It explained that provision of meters alone contribute to an estimated 30 per cent reduction of their Collection Losses adding that: 'Adequate CAPEX and OPEX provisions should be made under the electricity tariff, to ensure comprehensive metering, and legislative effort should be applied to criminalising energy theft and meter bypass and creating electricity special/mobile courts.
States should refrain from adopting disproportionate laws criminalising or imposing harsher penalties on online expression than their offline equivalents.
Abu Dhabi: A leading Muslim scholar praised the UAE as a leader in fighting hatred and for criminalising all forms of discrimination on the grounds of religion, caste, creed, doctrine, race, colour or ethnic origin.
Appalling what local authority staff are expected to endure these days Angela Phillips "FEAR of criminalising kids?" this kid criminalised him/herself Chris Tancock THIS is not a fight in the playground, it is pure intent, so now the kid goes to a motorway bridge and does the same - or knocks someone on the head with a can/bottle in the pub ...