A California lawmaker is trying again to ban some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old, hoping a narrower focus combined with new legislative leadership will be enough to get the first-of-its-kind legislation signed into law.
HONG KONG, Oct 23: Hong Kong’s legislature on Wednesday formally withdrew planned legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, but the move was unlikely to end months of unrest as it met just one of five demands of pro-democracy demonstrators.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Qatar has endorsed new legislations that would bring an end to the Kafala system, an abusive sponsorship scheme that has long been criticized for fueling abuse and exploitation of foreign workers.
KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Amid criticism from various quarters that the newly enacted Muluki Codes contain regressive provisions against press freedom, the government has come up with yet another piece of legislation with stricter provisions on collection and publication of information on individuals, including public office bearers.
SURKHET, April 17: A meeting of the council of ministers of Karnali Province on Tuesday decided to grant permission in principle to the Internal Affairs and Law Ministry to formulate a bill relating to province level public records certification procedures.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Members of Parliament and legal experts have called for extensive reforms in the bill designed to provide for election to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly, 2074. The reforms, they said, have to be made in view of gender and social inclusion.
BIRATNAGAR, July 2: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Agni Prasad Kharel today said that the government has started engaging in works to formulate or amend necessary acts and laws to hold elections of all three levels—local, provincial and parliamentary.