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Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020

The bill aims to provide for regulation of ART (Assisted Reproduction Technology). ART is used to treat infertility. In ART, the eggs are removed from woman’s body, mixed with sperm to form embryos. The bill was recently passed in Lok Sabha. Bill defines ART The bill defines ART as follows: ART includes all techniques that ..

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Lok Sabha passes Tribunals Reforms Bill

Lok Sabha passed the Tribunals Reforms Bill on August 3, 2021 that seeks to abolish nine appellate tribunals. Highlights Tribunals including the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) will be abolished. Bill was passed by voice vote without any debate. Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021 Tribunal Reforms Bill, 2021 seeks to replace Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions ..

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Rajya Sabha passes National Institute of Food Technology Bill 2019

The Rajya Sabha has approved the “National Institute of Food Technology Bill, 2019” on March 15, 2021. Provision of the Bill This bill declares the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Kundli in Haryana and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu as the “National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship ..

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Major Ports Authorities Bill, 2020

The “Major Ports Authorities Bill, 2020” was passed in the Rajya Sabha on February 10, 2021. The bill was passed using the ballot votes. 84 votes were in favour while 44 votes were against it. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha in September 2020. Significance of the Bill The Union minister of state ..

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Rajya Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Rajya Sabha have cleared The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote on February 8, 2021. Highlights The bill seeks to replace the ordinance to merge the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cadre and the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre of civil services officer. This Bill was recently introduced ..

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