Govt to present seven bills

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Aug 6, 2018-

At a time when the federal parliament is seeking business, the government on Sunday decided to table seven bills at Parliament. The Cabinet meeting held at Singha Durbar decided to present the bills, including the ones related to safe motherhood and reproductive health, first amendment on the bill on environment protection, and payment and clearance.

According to government Spokesperson Gokul Banskota, the government also decided to present the bill drafted to amend the laws regarding consumer rights protection, rights of persons with disabilities, and amendment to Nepali Citizenship Act-2063, in addition to the first amendment on the bill related to international trade on endangered species.

Ramesh Dhakal, spokesperson of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs said five of the bills were related to the implementation of the fundamental rights enshrined in the constitution.

The ministry has already presented 15 different drafts of the bills to the Council of Ministers for the implementation of the Fundamental Rights. The Cabinet is deliberating on some of them, while many have been sent to committees concerned for study.

Bills of rights

Safe motherhood and reproductive health

First amendment on the bill on environment protection

Amendment to laws regarding consumer rights protection

Rights of persons with disabilities

Amendment to Nepali Citizenship Act-2063



Published: 06-08-2018 08:07

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