Government to bring 11 ordinances during Monsoon Session of Parliament

Government to bring 11 ordinances during Monsoon Session of Parliament

   Kautilya Academy    28-08-2020

The Government of India is to bring 11 ordinances in Parliament during Monsoon session that is to commence in September 14, 2020. The Parliament is to have several preventive measures to stop COVID-19 infection during the session.

Highlights

The Monsoon session is to continue until October 1, 2020. In all 18 sittings are to be held in both the houses. In the history of the Indian Parliament since 1952, the galleries and the chambers of both houses are to be used.

During the session, the Parliament is to pass eleven ordinances.


COVID-19 measures

The Parliament will use large display screens, Ultra Violet Germicidal irradiation, special cables between the two houses, polycarbonate separators.


Bills

Around 20 bills line up for the session. They are as follows

  • Companies (Amendment) Bill
  • Major Port Authorities Bill
  • Aircraft (Amendment) Bill
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill
  • Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill
  • National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill
  • National Commission for Homeopathy Bill
  • Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill
  • Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill
  • Persons in Destitution (Protection, Care and Rehabilitation) bill
  • Manual Scavenging Amendment Bill

Ordinances

An Ordinance lapses if it is not passed within six months of its promulgation. Here is the list of ordnances that has to be passed

  • Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) ordinance, 2020
  • Salaries, Allowances, and Pensions of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Ordinance
  • Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance
  • Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance
  • Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance 2020
  • Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020.
  • Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance
  • Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance 2020
  • Taxation and other laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance
  • Banking Regulation Ordinance

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