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Some important Economic Bills to be taken up during Parliament's Winter Session

image Some important Economic Bills to be taken up during Parliament's Winter Session

New Delhi, Nov 18 (KNN) The month long winter session of the parliament which began on Monday is likely to witness debate on nearly 27 bills including some important economic bills.

The Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2019, which amalgamates the Trade Unions Act, 1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946, and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947; The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to replace an ordinance; The Companies (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 -- to amend the Companies Act, 2013 to decriminalise certain offences and facilitate ease of doing business; the Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2019 facilitating orderly development of the chit fund industry introduced in Lok Sabha in August 2019 are some of the economic bills to tabled.

Healthcare Service Personnel and Clinical Establishments Bill, which aims to protect doctors and healthcare personnel from violence.

Reportedly, a total of 10 bills are pending in the Rajya Sabha, including one to protect the rights of transgender people and amendments to The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order 2019, which lists the tribal communities to be included.

The Winter Session of parliament will see 20 sittings spread over 26 days, including four Private Members' days. A joint sitting of both houses of parliament will be held on November 26 to mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of India by the Constituent Assembly.

The others bills are the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019, which repeals the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970, and sets up a National Commission to regulate the education and practice of Indian systems of Medicine. It was introduced on Jan 7, 2019 in Rajya Sabha.

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 prohibiting commercial surrogacy; the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019. It removes the president of the Indian National Congress as a trustee and empowers the central government to remove nominated members.

The winter session of parliament, which will continue till December 13.

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