Punjab Vidhan Sabha passes 7 Bills in 1-day sitting - ECAS Punjab

Punjab Vidhan Sabha passes 7 Bills in 1-day sitting

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Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 28

The Punjab Vidhan Sabha today unanimously passed seven Bills. A legislation was passed to set up Sri Guru Teg Bahadur University of Law in Tarn Taran to commemorate the Guru's 400th birth anniversary. The Bill was presented by Higher Education Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa. AAP MLA Prof Baljinder Kaur asked the government to strengthen existing institutions, including Punjabi University.

Nod to extension of Parole

The House approved the Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Amendment Bill, to decongest jails, by extending period of parole in situation of disasters, epidemics and extreme emergencies.

The House approved the Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Amendment Bill, to decongest jails, by extending period of parole in situation of disasters, epidemics and extreme emergencies. The Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Act, 1962 did not have any provision through which parole of prisoners could be extended from 16 weeks and condition of parole being availed on quarterly basis could be waived in unprecedented situations.

The Punjab Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (2nd Amendment) Bill 2020; the Punjab Clinical Establishment (Registration and Regulation) Bill; the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2020; Industrial Disputes (Punjab Amendment) Bill and the Punjab GST (2nd Amendment) Bill were also passed.



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