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Pakistan to create National Sex Offenders Register

President Arif Alvi of Pakistan recently passed the Anti-Rape Ordinance 2020. The ordinance was passed following the protests in the country after a mother was gang raped in front of her children when her car broke down near Lahore. The ordinance proposed to create a National Sex Offenders Register. This has now been approved by ..

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Pakistan’s anti-rape law

Pakistan government has recently passed a presidential decree to expedite cases of sexual abuse against children and women. Decree has been passed after protest over a gang rape of a woman whose car ran out of fuel.  The woman was travelling along with her two children. Anti-rape ordinance is valid only for four months after ..

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Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) bill passed in Lok Sabha

On September 21, 2020, Lok Sabha passed Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill 2020. It was first introduced in Rajya Sabha. The bill amends the Epidemic Diseases act 1897. Highlights The act is being amended to protect Health Care personnel combating in the front line against pandemic and epidemic. The bill replaces the epidemic diseases (amendment) Ordinance ..

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Lok Sabha passes Farm Reform bills: Facts, Concerns and Benefits

On September 17, 2020, Lok Sabha passed two farm bills amidst the protests from the opposition. The bills were on agriculture market reforms and contract farming provisions. The bill to amend the essential commodities Act, yet another farm bill was passed on September 15, 2020. Highlights The Government of India had earlier introduced three ordinances. ..

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Haryana drafts Ordinance: 75% private sector jobs to locals

On July 6, 2020, the Haryana Government cleared a proposal to draft an ordinance that reserves 75% of private sector jobs to locals. Highlights The proposal to draft “Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates ordinance, 2020” was approved by the cabinet that met under the chairmanship of CM Manohar Lal Khattar. This criterion is to ..

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