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Parliament passes Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Parliament has passed Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 prescribing death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below age of 12 years and making law against such sexual offences more stringent. The Bill replaces the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance promulgated on April 2018. Key Provisions of the Bill The Bill amends Indian Penal Code (IPC), ..

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Lok Sabha passes bill for speedy disposal of commercial disputes

Lok Sabha has passed Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018. It replaces the ordinance promulgated by President in May 2018 and amends Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015. The Act enables creation of commercial divisions in High Courts and commercial ..

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Lok Sabha passes Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Lok Sabha has passed Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018 by voice vote to replace Ordinance promulgated by President in May 2018. It amends Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973 which sets up Central Council of Homoeopathy and regulates homoeopathic education and practice Key Features of Bill Supersession of Central Council: The Bill amends 1973 Act ..

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Lok Sabha passes National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Lok Sabha has passed National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to provide post-facto approval to those approved institutions which are funded by Centre or states, but do not have recognition. The Bill amends National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 1993. Key Features of Bill Retrospective recognition of certain teacher education institutions:  The ..

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Parliament passes State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017

Parliament has passed State Banks (Repeal and Amendment) Bill, 2017 to merge six subsidiary banks with State Bank of India after it was approved by Rajya Sabha. The bill already has been passed in Lok Sabha in 2017 Monsoon session of Parliament. Key Features of Bill The bill repeals two Acts namely State Bank of ..

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