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Anti-Copying Act, 1992


Anti-Copying Act, 1992 was law enacted in 1992 by the Government of Uttar Pradesh headed by Kalyan Singh of Bharatiya Janata Party.[1]Rajnath Singh the Education Minister in the Kalyan Singh government is credited with the idea. The law aimed to stop practice of mass copying in school and university examination in the state. The Act made use of unfair means in examinations a cognisable offence. The SP and BSP government headed by Mulayam Singh Yadav which came to power in 1993 repealed it.[2][1]

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