The reason I request for its repel is because it was a violation of the first amendment, turned political parties against each other, and because the only reason the Sedition Act was made was because of the president’s wife. First of all the sedition act was a direct violation of the first amendment. Many newspapers wrote about what they thought and would get arrested for that. In the Sedition Act it states, “false, scandalous and malicious writing or writings against the government of the United States, or either house of the congress of the United States, or President of the United States,” (Adams 1798) this isn’t fair. The first amendment was made to protect you right of the
It was mainly used as a method to suppress the Freedom Movement. Several freedom fighters, including Tilak, and Gandhi have been jailed under this law. Nehru himself criticised the law, saying “that particular section is highly objectionable and obnoxious and it should have no place both for practical and historical reasons, if you like, in any body of laws that we might pass. The sooner we get rid of it the better.” The sedition law is a draconian law in that it does not require the speaker to incite violence against the state. It simply requires that they “excite disaffection,” a term which the statute specifies “includes disloyalty and all feelings of enmity,” extremely vague terms.
The primary causes of human trafficking present within the country are the sex tourism industry and rapid economic growth. Historically, the Thai government has long been involved in the regulation and management of the expansive sex industry present within the country. There is indication that as early as the 1300s, the Siam government taxed and licensed prostitution and there has been recorded government mediation into the sex sector since that time. The sex industry within the country received a substantial increase during the Vietnam War, when nearly 40,000 American service members entered the country on recreation and rest periods. The heightened amount of American service members in the country occurred at the same time as the growing flow of global travel; as a result, this brought an even larger number of foreigners into the country seeking sex.
So this will produce the situation which is the teenager is defame the person without strong evidence and when this words or information has been distribute, this action also will be related to the sedition act because of distribution of information can be define as a slanders. Malaysia can't bear to practice the right to speak freely as honed in the West without obligation. Keeping in mind the end goal to guarantee agreement among different races and upgrade political strength, the rights to discourse and expression are limitation by Article 63 (4) and 10 (an) of the Federal Constitution. Hence, Sedition Act 1948 should stay to improve the harmony among several races strengthen further to make Malaysia a peaceable country to
This involves removing of all power from the previous executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government. It is usually imposed temporarily when the government or civilian authorities fail to function effectively or in the sense that the leader or the governor fails to lead the country. Even if Martial Law seriously restricts us from liberty, executive must be able to declare it in order to handle emergencies which cannot be taken care of in the courts. Martial Law should be brought back because crimes are very rampant in our society today and it affects a large number of people in the
A brief backtrack into history: during the French Revolution, authorities explicitly used their power to censor opinions they didn 't like during the Reign of Terror. In 1798, the U.S. Congress passed the Sedition Act in order to punish false statements about the Government made with malicious intent. The law was used to suppress the opinion presented by the Federalist administration. In more modern times, our Government commits questionable and even illegal acts -- the level to which we are informed of these acts is non-exclusive and dependent on media outlets. A staggering amount of the time, we are unaware of what is happening in politics because issues are selectively covered.
In the present day scenario the law of Sedition is extremely questionable in India as well as in every one of the democratic nations. Typically, sedition is viewed as a subversive act, and the overt acts that may be prosecutable under sedition laws vary from one legal code to another. Where the history of these legal codes has been traced, there is also a record of the change in the definition of the elements constituting sedition at certain points in history. This overview has served to develop a sociological definition of sedition as well, within the study of state persecution.If we talk about sedition law in India, it is defined in section 124 of Indian Penal Code 1860 as it stands today, deals with Sedition and carries with it a maximum punishment of life imprisonment. The law has been modified and interpreted to incorporate safeguards so it may withstand constitutional scrutiny.
In 1960 the British Government did unique experiment that the capital punishment will not be executed In India, the capital punishment has not been abolished, even now it is to be in ‘the rarest of the rare’ cases. Should the death sentence be retained or stopped. The house rejected the bill. Again in the year 1962 it is in the Lok Sabha. The opinion of law commission was called for by the government on this point.
1.1 Background Criminal Procedure Code in Malaysia Criminal procedure is the body of state and federal constitutional provisions, statutes, court rules, and other laws governing the administration of justice in criminal cases. The term encompasses procedures that the government must follow during the entire course of a criminal case, ranging from the initial investigation of an individual suspected of criminal activity, through arrest, arraignment, plea negotiations, pre-trial hearings, trial, post-trial motions, pre-sentence interviews, sentencing, appeals, and probation and parole proceedings. The rules of criminal procedure may also apply after a defendant has been unconditionally released following an acquittal. Criminal procedures are