Cutting the Crap: Repeal of Obsolete Laws

The housekeeping job for repealing obsolete and redundant laws has indeed been accelerated by the present Government after the constitution of a Two-Member committee specifically for the job in 2014.

After identification of 1824 obsolete Acts, including 229 State Acts, a total of 1486 obsolete and redundant laws have since been repealed by the Government of India and another 75 have been repealed by the State Governments since 2014 till date or in about 7 years period.