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AG Office to submit 56 bills to Parliament during first session

Ahmed Aiham
12 February 2020, MVT 12:29
Attorney General Ibrahim Riffath. PHOTO: NISHAN ALI / MIHAARU
Ahmed Aiham
12 February 2020, MVT 12:29

Attorney General's (AG) Office on Wednesday, announced that 32 policy reform bills and 24 new policies will be submitted to Parliament during the first session of 2020.

According to AG Office, 10 out of the 54 bills have already been sent to the parliament. Parliamentarians have begun preliminary debates on some of the bills submitted.

The 10 bills submitted to parliament

1. Mental Health Bill

2. Police Bill

3. Amendments to the Environment Protection and Preservation Act

4. Amendments to the Import-Export Act

5. Amendments to the Penal Code

6. Amendments to the Decentralisation of the Administration Divisions of the Maldives Act

7. Amendments to the Employment Act

8. Amendments to the Immigration Act

9. Insurance Bill

10. Statistics Act

In addition, AG Office will also submit bills proposing amendments to the Income Tax Act, Drug Act, Anti-Human Trafficking Act and Maldives Media Commission Act during this session of the parliament.

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