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Suicide Is A Right Or A Crime

Suicide Is A Right Or A Crime

Suicide Is A Right Or A Crime. What do you think about it? let’s understand it fully.

Central government related to a suicide attempt the method of the abolition of section 309 of the Indian penal code. the recommendation of the commission had been accepted. This is a very important issue that has been debated for a long time. There are 18 states and w union territories that section 309 is in favor of abolishing.  it scores in the Law Commission in its 42nd report in 1971 was recommended to end. section 309 of the Indian penal code violates Article 21 of the Constitution.

In the year 1860 on the recommendation of the First Law Commission, the Indian Penal code was implemented. The Law commission’s report states that this humanitarian is a decision taken based on which attempted suicide will no longer be a crime, Such a person needs the right advice and care. The states of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, and Punjab believe in the demonstrations for the policies of the government, The intensity of fast into death will increase further. Second in demonstrations against government policies, the third of the fast unto death will increase further.

Such efforts are being made by law enforcement agencies, efforts can be captive. The main reason for the removal of 309 is that of the person who committed suicide, to be saved from invincibility.  Suicidal urge or talker, The temperature to be imprisoned for 10 years under section 305,306 of the Indian penal code. India had the highest suicide rate in the Southeast Asian region, according to the World Health Organization. Depression, chronic ill health, guilt, trauma, substance abuse, failure in exams, and loss of loved ones are some of the reasons which influence a person’s decision to take his or her life.

The Government of India classifies a death as a suicide of meets the following three criteria: It is an unnatural death. The intent to die originated with the person. There is a reason for the person to end his or her life. The reason may have been specified in a suicide note or unspecified. Poisoning, hanging, and self-immolation were the primary methods used to die by suicide. 89% of the suicide victims were literate, higher than the national average rate of 74%. in average, the male suicide rate is twice that of females.

  Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code criminalizes attempted suicide as well as suicide assistance.

Section 309 states:

Although section 309 is still, in effect, the Mental Health Act, 1017 has restricted its application. The relevant provision of the new act states.

Crime and punishment –

Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code dictates the penal provision for attempting suicide. If a person is suffering from any mental trauma or illness, he or she should be given reformative treatment rather than a deterrent punishment which is simple imprisonment for a term that may extend to one year. camps in which one advocate for the penal provision and the other continuously demands that suicide attempts be decriminalized.  On the other hand, those who argue that the act of attempting suicide should not be criminalized quote Maruti Shipati Dubal v. the State of Maharastra.

In this judgment, the Bombay High court declared Section 309 unconstitutional. The parliament passed the Mental Healthcare Act. The Act provides, ” Notwithstanding anything contained in section 309 of the Indian Penal Code, any person who attempts to commit suicide shall be presumed, to have severe stress and shall not be tried and punished under the said code”.  But what is secure stress is not proved? We have to shift from penalizing attempts to suicide to making such cases medico-legal ones and provide psychological or mental treatment and support to the persons affected.

Approaches to preventing suicide. Reducing social isolation. Preventing social disintegration. treating mental disorders.

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