State Affairs Committee members holding a meeting on Friday. ( Dipesh Shrestha/Republica)
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The State Affairs Committee (SAC) has endorsed the election-related bill drafted in line with the federal structure.
The Bill to Amend and Integrate Prevailing Law on Election Offences and Punishment, 2073 has been endorsed.
This Bill will be tabled in Parliament. This bill shall become an act once it is passed by the Parliament.
The Parliament had passed two election-related bills two days ago.
The Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Works, Duties and Responsibilities of the Election Commission-2016 and the Bill Designed to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to the Voters List-2016 had been passed on Wednesday.
The remaining two bills - Bill to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to Local Election and Bill to Amend and Integrate Laws Related to Political Parties are still under discussion at the State Affairs Sub Committee.