Tagged: Indian Polity

Industrial Relations Bill, 2015

Industrial Relations Bill, 2015

What is the need of the bill? • The Union labour ministry has drafted the new legislation to merge three central labour laws into one. • The initiative assumes significance in the backdrop of...

The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Purpose of the bill:   It seeks to amend four laws: (i) Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI), (ii) Recovery of Debts due to Banks and...

Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill

Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill

• The women and child development ministry of recently put up the draft of the TraffickingPersons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill 2016. • Trafficking is the third largest organised crime and time has now...

The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 and proposed 2015 amendments

The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 and proposed 2015 amendments

Highlights: • The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 amends thePrevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Certain amendments to the Billwere circulated by the government in 2015. • The 1988 Act defines taking a bribe...

Draft National Water Framework Bill

Draft National Water Framework Bill

Background: • National Water Framework Bill, 2016 aims to provide uniform national legal framework to manage water in a better and efficient way. • The comprehensive draft Bill proposes model law for all states....

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was introduced in LokSabha in August 2016 by the Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Mr. Nitin Gadkari. The Bill seeks to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988....

Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016.

Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016.

The Union Cabinet has approved the Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016. The Bill will now be sent to States/UTs to adopt the bill as it is...

Medical Treatment of Terminally-Ill Patients Bill, 2016

Medical Treatment of Terminally-Ill Patients Bill, 2016

What are advanced medical directives? An advance medical directive, also known as living will, personal directive, advance directive, medical directive or advance decision, is a legal document in which a person specifies what actions...

Draft Bill of ‘Major Port Authorities Act, 2016

Draft Bill of ‘Major Port Authorities Act, 2016

• The Ministry of Shipping has prepared a draft Bill “Major Port Authorities Act, 2016” to replace the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963, with a view to promote the port infrastructure and facilitate trade...