Year : 2002
ACT NO. 4 OF 2003.
[31st December, 2002.]
An Act further to amend the Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-third Year of the Republic of
India as follows:-
In section 146 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (1 of 1872) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), after clause (3), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
"Provided that in a prosecution for rape or attempt to commit rape, it shall not be permissible to put questions in the cross-examination of the prosecutrix as to her general immoral character.".
In section 155 of the principal Act, clause (4) shall be omitted.