Ordinance promulgation: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Ordinance passed by UP to suspend labour laws

Published: May 8, 2020

On May 7, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government passed an ordinance to suspend labour laws in the state for three years. The ordinance is being passed to boost industrial investment and also help the migrants who have returned back to the state. Around 7 lakh migrant workers from all over the country have returned back ..

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GoI brings in ordinance making attack on doctors punishable up to 7 years

Published: April 22, 2020

On April 22, 2020, the Government of India brought in ordinance to end violence against doctors and health care workers. Highlights According to the ordinance, persons attacking health personnel are to be sentenced to jail for 6 months to 7 years. In non-serious cases, the workers are liable to pay penalty of Rs 50,000 and ..

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Ordinance passed by the Uttar Pradesh Government to recover damages of protests

Published: March 16, 2020

On March 16, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government passed ordinance, “Recovery of Damages to public and private property ordinance, 2020”. The ordinance aims to deal with violent acts and control its persistence. It will also provide recovery of public and private property damages. UP Protests In December 2019, the Government of India passed the Citizenship ..

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Maharashtra: Governor promulgates Ordinance for Medical Admission Reservation

Published: May 21, 2019

Maharashtra Governor V. Rao has promulgated an ordinance to provide reservation benefits in admissions to Social and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBCs) in medical education in state. Key Points of Ordinance Reason: In May 2019 the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has put a stay on the 16% quota offered by state to its Maratha ..

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Government promulgates Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

Published: January 14, 2019

The government has re-promulgated the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to amend the Companies Act 2013. Even though the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for this effect was passed in Lok Sabha, it was pending before Rajya Sabha. The ordinance was first issued in November and would have ceased to be operational from January 21. Hence the ..

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