Bill to amend Political Parties Act tabled in HoR

Published On: February 25, 2024 06:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb  25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, tabled the Political Parties (second amendment) Bill, 2080 BS’  in a meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) on Sunday.

Some provisions in the Act-2073 BS (2017) were amended through an ordinance and the bill aims to endorse the existing provisions as the ordinance has been already scrapped.

Prior to this, Speaker Devraj Ghimire tabled a notice of protest received against the proposal seeking permission to present the bill but a majority of parliamentarians rejected the proposal.

The lower house shall meet again at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 26.



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