Monsoon Session begins, Know which are the important bills the govt may introduce


New Delhi : The Monsoon session of the Parliament has begun today with oath-taking of new members. Before the start of the session, the prime minister Narendra Modi appealed all the political parties to co-operate for the smooth functioning of the session. 

The session will provide total 18 sittings spread over 24 days and will conclude on 10th of August.

As many as 48 items has been identified to be taken up during the session, informed union minister for Parliamentary affairs.

Six Bills replacing ordinances namely (i) The Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018; (ii) The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018; (iii) The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018; (iv)  The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018; (v) The National Sports University Ordinance, 2018; and  (iv) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 are required to be passed during the ensuing Monsoon Session.

Further, some important pending legislation in the Houses required to be considered and passed during the Session are (i) The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018; (iiThe New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2018; (iii The Transgender Persons (Protection of RightsBill, 2016; (iv)  The Constitution (One Hundred and TwentyThird AmendmentBill, 2017; (v) The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017; (viThe Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on MarriageBill, 2017; (vii)  The Motor Vehicles (AmendmentBill, 2017; and (viii)  The Prevention of Corruption (AmendmentBill, 2013.

Some important new bills likely to be introduced, considered and passed  during this session apart from the 6 Bills replacing Ordinances are (i) The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2018; (ii) The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018; (iii)  The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2018;  (iv) The Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment) Bill, 2018; (v) The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018; (vi) The Dam Safety Bill, 2018; and (vii) Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018.



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