Entry #4635: Homosexual activity in Goa

Current Version

RegionGoa
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionUnder the 2018 Indian Supreme Court Ruling.
Sourceshttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-10/india-s-top-court-starts-hearing-case-on-legalization-of-gay-sex


Revision History (6)

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
NoteCurrently being reviewed with the intention of abolishment by the Supreme Court of India, but remains illegal with up to 10 year imprisonment.Under the 2018 Indian Supreme Court Ruling.

Revision by FCBSIX

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ValueLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)

Revision by FCBSIX

Old Value New Value
NoteUnder a ruling by the supreme court.Currently being reviewed with the intention of abolishment by the Supreme Court of India, but remains illegal with up to 10 year imprisonment.
SourcesNohttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-10/india-s-top-court-starts-hearing-case-on-legalization-of-gay-sex

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
NoteUp to 12 years in prison under section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code.Under a ruling by the supreme court.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal (other penalty)Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Noteunder section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code.Up to 12 years in prison under section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/08/24/indias-supreme-court-upholds-right-privacy"

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteNounder section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code.

Ausyk created this entry.