Watch | Hamara Samvidhan: Article 20 and Protection in Respect of Conviction for Offences

In episode 25 of Hamara Samvidhan, Avani Bansal talks about protection against ex-post-facto laws, double jeopardy and self-incrimination covered under Article 20 of the constitution.

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In today’s episode of ‘Hamara Samvidhan’, advocate Avani Bansal talks about Article 20 of the Indian constitution, which deals with “protection in respect of conviction for offences”.

The three main aspects of this Article include: You cannot be sentenced for an offence that was not even a crime when you committed it. Similarly, for the same offence, you cannot be convicted twice. Also, you cannot be pressured into testifying against yourself.