October 23, 2021, Saturday
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Four Bills tabled in NA despite UML’s protests

The Nepal Weekly
October 5, 2021

Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Gyanendra Bahadur Karki tabled four bills for discussion in the National Assembly on Monday. Minister Karki, on behalf of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba presented the Food Hygiene and Quality Bill 2077, Public Service Broadcasting Bill 2077, Archive Protection (First Amendment) Bill 2077 and Security Printing Bill 2077 to the Legislation Management Committee for clause-wise discussion. The meeting has approved the proposal. The 58th Annual Report 2021 of the Office of the Auditor General (OAG), too, was tabled in the meeting.

Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Gyanendra Bahadur Karki tabled four bills for discussion in the National Assembly on Monday. Minister Karki, on behalf of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba presented the Food Hygiene and Quality Bill 2077, Public Service Broadcasting Bill 2077, Archive Protection (First Amendment) Bill 2077 and Security Printing Bill 2077 to the Legislation Management Committee for clause-wise discussion. The meeting has approved the proposal. The 58th Annual Report 2021 of the Office of the Auditor General (OAG), too, was tabled in the meeting.

The National Assembly forwarded four bills for clause-wise discussion amid obstruction by the main opposition party CPN-UML.

The main opposition party CPN-UML protested in the National Assembly session on Monday. Despite the protests by the CPN-UML, the meeting approved the proposal to send the four bills submitted by the government to the Legislation Management Committee for clause-wise discussion.

The UML has been protesting against the Speaker of the House of Representatives as he did not issue the notice of expulsion of 14 UML lawmakers as per the demand of the party.