Plea Bargaining

Consider the following statements with reference to Plea Bargaining:

  1. The Justice Malimath Committee on reforms of the criminal justice system endorsed the various recommendations of the Law Commission with regard to plea bargaining.
  2. Plea bargaining was introduced in 2003 as part of a set of amendments to the CrPC as Chapter XXI-A, containing Sections 265A to 265L.
  3. Only someone who has been charge-sheeted for an offence that does not attract the death sentence, life sentence or a prison term above seven years can make use of the scheme under Chapter XXI-A.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A
Only 1
B
1 and 2
C
1 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3
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