- Over 120 obsolete laws have been repealed by the Narendra Modi government, while another 945 which have lost relevance are awaiting Parliamentary approval to lose their place in statute books.
- 1,871 more laws have been identified, which have lost relevance today. They are planning to bring bills to get them repealed.
- Between 1950 and 2001, over 100 Acts were repealed.
- A large number of Appropriation Acts passed in the past several years have lost their meaning but these are still shown on statute books. Appropriation Acts are intended to operate for a limited period of time — authorising expenditures for the duration of one financial year.