The government has put up as many as 26 bills starting from the removal of the Centre’s three contentious farm laws to the Cryptocurrency Bill for introduction in Parliament during the Winter Session, which is to be held between 29th November and 23rd December.
The cryptocurrency and regulation of official digital currency bill, 2021
This certain bill looks to “prohibit all private cryptocurrencies in India, however, it allows for certain exceptions to promote the underlying technology of cryptocurrency and its uses.”
The regulation of official digital currency bill, 2021
It will also keep in mind that this certain bill which looks to make a “facilitative framework for the creation of the official digital currency be issued by the Reserve Bank of India”.
Farm laws repeal bill, 2021
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday started the process of revoking the three contentious farm laws against which the farmers have been protesting since a year, days after Narendra Modi, Prime Minister stated the same. The Farm Laws Repeal Bill was voided by the Cabinet and is to be taken up on “priority” grounds in the Winter Session of Parliament, Anurag Thakur who is the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting stated.
The constitution (scheduled castes and scheduled tribes) order (amendment) bill, 2021
As the UP polls are expected to be held early next year, the Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment Bill) aims to alter the state’s ST and SC list which also gets a lot of importance.
In addition, a Bill to improve the SC and ST of Tripura will be taken into consideration.
The mediation bill, 2021
This certain bill asks for pre-litigation mediation, as well as even safeguarding the interest of the litigant to ask the correct judicial forum if a crucial relief is sought.
The narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (amendment) bill, 2021
This bill is being placed to change an ordinance that was publicized this year in September.
It asks to revise the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 to rectify a drafting error.
The emigration bill, 2021
The Emigration Bill, 2021 will even be taken up with the sole aim of rectifying the Emigration Act, 1983. This looks to establish a “robust, transparent and comprehensive emigration management framework” to provide safe and orderly migration.
Even on the agenda are several proposals for few of the new Bills first announced in the Budget of 2021, such as a bill to regulate the nursing sector and privatization of two public sector banks are also present on the agenda.
4 Bills that were before known to the Standing Committees and for which reports have been made are also expected to be taken up in the session. The four bills are as follows: “The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020, The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021.”
There are even The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021, to improve the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1954, and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1958.
Other few listed Bills also include the Inter-Services Organizations (Command, Control, and Discipline) Bill, 2021, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, and The Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority (Amendment) Bill.
Along with all these, the Bills that are left to be listed in this session are:
- The Indian Maritime Fisheries Bill, 2021
- The National Dental Commission Bill, 2021
- The Metro Rail (Construction, Operation, and Maintenance) Bill, 2021
- The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection, and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021
- The National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021