Bills | Acts | Regulations in news 2020

  • Govt. seeks comments on draft Industrial Relations Code rules
    News: Union Labour and Employment Ministry has published the draft rules framed under the Industrial Relations Code,2020. Facts: Industrial Relations Code combines and simplifies relevant provisions of three Central Labour Acts: Trade Unions Act,1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act,1946, and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947. Key Highlights of the Draft Rules: Exit provisions ...
  • National Forensic Science University Bill 2020
    National Forensic Science University Bill 2020 News: The Lok Sabha has passed National Forensic Science University Bill 2020, Rastriya Raksha University Bill, 2020 and Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Bill, 2020. Facts: National Forensic Science University Bill, 2020: It establishes National Forensic Science University as an institute of national importance. The proposed ...
  • Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020
    Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) – 2020 News: The Defence Minister has unveiled the Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) – 2020 Facts: Key Features: Notify a List of Weapons/Platforms for Ban on Import: Relevant incorporation has been done in the DAP to ensure that NO equipment as mentioned in the list is procured ex import ...
  • Labour Code on Occupational Safety, Health & Working Conditions, 2018
    Labour Code on Occupational Safety, Health & Working Conditions, 2018 In News: Lok Sabha has cleared three labour code Bills viz the Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2020, Code on Social Security Bill, 2020 and Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code Bill, 2020. Key Features of Labour Code on Occupational Safety, Health & ...
  • Labour Code on Social Security & Welfare, 2017
    In News: Lok Sabha has cleared three labour code Bills viz the Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2020, Code on Social Security Bill, 2020 and Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code Bill, 2020 Key Features of Labour Code on Social Security & Welfare, 2017 Consolidation of multiple laws: It will replace nine ...
  • Labour Code on Industrial relations, 2020
    In News: Lok Sabha has cleared three labour code Bills viz the Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2020, Code on Social Security Bill, 2020 and Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code Bill, 2020 Objectives Labour Code on Industrial relations bill, 2020 It aims to create greater labour market flexibility to encourage entrepreneurs ...
  • Labour Rights Codes on wages Bill
    In News: Lok Sabha has cleared three labour code Bills viz the Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2020, Code on Social Security Bill, 2020 and Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code Bill, 2020 Objectives of the Labour Codes on wages Bill, 2019 The bill seeks to consolidate laws relating to wages by ...
  • FCRA 2010 to 2020: Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act evolution
    In News: Recently, Foreign Contribution Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2020 was introduced in the Lok Sabha. The Bill amends the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. What is FCRA? Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act: It is an act of Parliament enacted in 1976 and amended in 2010 to regulate foreign donations and to ensure that ...
  • Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020
    Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 amends the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. Aim: To increase competition in the agriculture sector and enhance farmers’ income. It also aims to remove fears of private investors of excessive regulatory interference in their business operations. Key Features of Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020 Regulation on food items: Under ...
  • Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020
    Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 is aimed to provide a legal contract for farmers to enter into written contracts with companies and produce for them. Key Features of Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020: Farming agreement: It ...
  • Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation), bill 2020
    Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation), bill 2020 aims to Break the monopoly of government-regulated mandis and provide farmers and traders freedom of choice of sale and purchase of Agri-produce. Following are salient features Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation), bill 2020:   Trade of farmers’ produce: It ...
  • Foreign Contribution Regulation amendment Act (FCRA), 2020
    Background of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA)  The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) was first brought in by the Indira Gandhi government during the Emergency in 1976. Its aim was to protect the ‘sovereignty’ of India from ‘foreign hands’ at a time when global powers were engaged in a cold war. The law ...
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