National Assembly approves 8 ordinances

A National Assembly meeting
File: A National Assembly meeting

Kathmandu, May 23

A session of the National Assembly, the upper house of the federal parliament, approved eight ordinances today.

The ordinances approved include the Social Security (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2022; Acid and Other Harmful Chemical Substances (Regulation) Ordinance,2022; the Nepal Police and Province Police (Operation, Supervision and Coordination) First Amendment Ordinance, 2022; the Medicine (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 2022; the Health Professionals and Health Institutions’ Security (First Amendment) Ordinance, 2022; the Ordinance Amending Some Acts Related to Criminal Offence and Criminal Procedures, 2022; the Ordinance Amending Some Acts Against Sexual Violence, 2022 and the Railway Ordinance, 2022.

The meeting unanimously approved all these eight ordinances.

At the conclusion of the meeting, National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina directed the lawmakers to be present in the federal parliament’s assembly hall at the designated time of 4 pm tomorrow, Tuesday, as President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to address the joint session of the federal parliament and present the policy and programme of the government for the fiscal year 2022/23.

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