National Assembly approved eight ordinances

eAdarsha.com Reporter
May 23, 2022
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Kathmandu: A session of the National Assembly, the upper house of the Federal Parliament, approved eight various ordinances today.

The ordinances approved include the Social Security (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2022; Acid and Other Harmful Chemical Substances (Regulation) Ordinance,2022; the Nepal Police and Province Police (Operation, Supervision and Coordination) First Amendment Ordinance, 2022; the Medicine (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 2022; the Health Professionals and Health Institutions’ Security (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2022; the Ordinance Amending Some Acts Related to Criminal Offence and Criminal Procedures, 2022; the Ordinance Amending Some Acts Against Sexual Violence, 2022 and the Railway Ordinance, 2022.


The meeting unanimously approved all these eight ordinances. In the meeting, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand had tabled a proposal seeking approval for Social Security (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2022; Acid and Other Harmful Chemical Substances (Regulation) Ordinance, 2022; the Nepal Police and Province Police (Operation, Supervision and Coordination) First Amendment Ordinance, 2022.

Similarly, Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Dilendra Prasad Badu, on behalf the Minister of State for Health and Population Bhawani Prasad Khapung, presented a proposal seeking approval for the Medicine (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 2022 and the Health Professionals and Health Institutions Security (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2022.

On behalf Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Renu Kumari Yadav, Minister Badu presented a proposal in the meeting seeking approval for the Railway Ordinance, 2022.

Minister Badu also on behalf Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Govinda Prasad Sharma Koirala, presented a proposal seeking approval for the Ordinance Amending Some Acts Related to Criminal Offence and Criminal Procedures, 2022 and the Ordinance Amending Some Acts against Sexual Violence, 2022.

At the conclusion of the meeting, National Assembly chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina directed the lawmakers to be present in the Federal Parliament’s assembly hall in the designated time of 4 pm tomorrow, Tuesday, as President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to address the joint session of the Federal Parliament and present the Policies and Programmes of the Government for the Fiscal Year 2022/23.

The National Assembly will next meet at 6pm on Tuesday.