Parliament passes Tharu and Muslim Commission Bills

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Education Bill 2074
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KATHMANDU — The Legislature-Parliament on Tuesday has unanimously endorsed a bill regarding setting up two significant commissions.

The parliament has enacted the ‘Tharu Commission Bill-2074’ and ‘Muslim Commission Bill-2074 BS’ in a bid to implement the principles of inclusive and proportional representation as per the spirit of the Constitution.

The bills were tabled at the parliament by Minister for Land Reforms and Management Gopal Dahit on behalf of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar.

Likewise, today’s meeting of the parliament has unanimously passed the ‘Cooperative Bill-2074 BS’, presented by Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Ambika Basnet.
Meanwhile, the ‘Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Bill-2074 BS’ was tabled at today’s meeting of the parliament.

Home Minister Janardan Sharma presented the bill, stressing the necessity of the law for managing natural disasters and rendering relief to the affected.

Likewise, Home Minister Sharma also presented ‘National Assembly Member Election Bill-2074 BS’ at the parliament meeting today.

Bill related to election of President and Vice-President presented

Similarly, Home Minister Janardan Sharma presented the ‘Bill Related to Election of President and Vice-President-2074 BS’ in the meeting.

The meeting rejected the protest note brought by lawmakers Prem Suwal, Dilli Prasad Kafle and Anuradha Thapa Magar with majority.

Two bills presented

President of Development Committee under the Legislature-Parliament, Rabindra Adhikari, presented report of ‘Bill Related to Committee on Local Governance-2074 BS’.

Similarly, President of Good Governance and Monitoring Committee, Mohan Singh Rathaur presented Committee’s report on ‘Bill Related to Remuneration and Facilities of President and Vice-President-2074 BS’.

Bill related to amendment, integration, adjustment and abolition of some laws passed

Likewise, the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament unanimously passed the ‘Bill Related to Amendment, Integration, Adjustment and Abolition of Some Nepal Laws-2074 BS’, presented by Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Yagya Bahadur Thapa.

Before this, the parliament had unanimously passed the proposal seeking to send back two bills related to the Civil Code and Civil Procedure Code to the committee concerned with directives for reconsideration.

The two bills are – Bill on Civil Code with the Report of the Legislation Committee, 2074 BS and the Civil Procedure Code Bill, 2071.

The meeting has been postponed for 15 minutes.