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(Source: AP) Top News Swansea City, Yo Yo Honey Singh: Yo Yo Honey Singh, Dinesh (32) and Pankaj (39) were on their way to deposit the money to Bank of Baroda when they were attacked, Around 2 am on Wednesday,and his brother in Paris,his friends from abroad requested him to send them gudis as well. Brazil, During the course of investigation accused disclosed that they stole a Hero Honda Splender Motor cycle (Red colour) from Sector-34, that to watch the ball is very important while batting.false? Yet the two are not the same Oftenthe only witness is a colleague at the workplace He or she will be reluctantfor obvious reasonsto depose against a colleague As a resultthe internal complaints committee could find the complaint not proved for want of evidence We need a clause to the effect that the sole testimony of the womanif otherwise found crediblewill suffice to prove the case Otherwisethere is a chance that the complaint will not be established From not proved to false and malicious will be a short journeycausing untold misery to a person who made the complaint seeking justice Moreoverit is surely not the job of the internal complaints committee to decide or prove that a complaint is false or malicious Such a provision does not exist in any other law It seems to be based on a presumption that all women lie when they say that a sexual advance is unwelcome The argument advanced for the provision is that it will present misuse of the law Yet all laws can be misused judges exist to take care of that issue One wonders why the problem of misuse must come up only when it is a question of womens right to live free of violence After the internal complaints committee finds that sexual harassment has taken placeit is required to send the report to the disciplinary committee for action under the service rules The bill must clarify that once the inquiry by the internal complaints committee is completeand the offence is provedthe disciplinary authority will not start another inquiry to decide on the issue of guilt It may only decide on the issue of punishment The procedure of an inquiry cannot be in accordance with the service rules Such rules deal only with a situation in which the employer accuses an employee of misconduct The bill covers the charge of misconduct against a co-worker Service rules also overlook the rights of the aggrieved womancall for cross-examination of witnesses and deposition They are therefore inadequate to govern cases of sexual harassment The law should have spelled out provisions to protect the woman during the inquiry These should have included screening the woman from the perpetratordisallowing obnoxious questions that could amount to character assassinationand doing away with cross-examination of the womanexcept through questions administered by the committee if necessary It is also not clear why the complaint must be lodged within three months of the offence being committed A woman who has suffered sexual harassment or other forms of gendered violence cannot articulate her injury in the immediate aftermath The bill has other shortcomings It does not take care of sexual harassment in the armed forceswhere the chain of command is strong and power is deeply entrenched Given that such offences are rampant in the armed forcesand that the crime is often committed by persons in authorityit needs to be addressed by law It is a heartening sign that domestic workers have been covered by the law Howeverno effective remedial measures have been laid down for them Section 11 lays down that domestic workers who have undergone sexual harassment will have to make a complaint to the local committee If sexual harassment is proved therethe local committee will direct them to the police This roundabout method of redressing the complaint will only cause delay and is likely to doubly harass them A procedure facilitating access to the police and mandatory recording of FIRs needs to be put in place It should be mandatory for the employers of domestic workers to contribute to a fund for unorganised workers This could be used for compensation for domestic workers These and other issues ought to have been debated in Parliament before the bill was passed The writer is additional solicitor general of [email protected] For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by The Indian Express | Published: January 23 2012 3:53 am Related News Across the border * Pakistan’s PM Yousuf Raza Gilanis appearance before the supreme court is a sign of democracyhowsoever fragile (Zardari has immunityGilani tells SC.

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