Top 10 New Laws added by government in 2020

Top 10 New Laws added by government in 2020

Blog Hits: 410

Top 10 New Laws added by government in 2020. 

 

1.      Introduction of Ordinance of Mine Coal Laws.

The Central Government declared the ordinance of Amendments in the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act of 1957 and the Coal Mines Special Provisions Act, 2015. Further the Union Government on 11th Jan 2019 approved the Mineral Laws Amendment of Mineral Laws Amendment Ordinance 2020. The Following ordinance goal is to ease the Auction of Coal Mines, permitting for Foreign Direct Investments and reinforce the ease of doing business in this sector. The Ordinance provides the following changes and improvements:

 2023-2024 to meet with the anticipated demand that will come with this new amendment.

 

2.      AP passed bills for three capital systems in the State.

Rajya Sabha passed 3 labour codes specifically, (i) Industrial Relations Code, 2020 (ii) Code on activity Safety, Health & operating Conditions Code, 2020 (iii) Social Security Code, 2020. Highlights:

 

Ref - https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/indl-goods/svs/metals-mining/coal-india-advances-target-fo r-one-billion-tonnes-production-by-two-years-to-2024/articleshow/71858137.cms?from=mdr

Ref - https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx

 

3.      Approval of Ground Water Act 2020 by UP government.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath chaired a state cabinet approved the ground Water Act, 2020. It aims to enhance the falling water level. spring water Act, 2020:

Punishments and Penalties prescribed under the Act: 

Ref - https://www.medianama.com/2020/09/223-code-on-social-security-gig-platform-workers/

4.      Odisha passed the Odisha State Backward Classes Amendment Bill.

The Odisha assembly passed the Odisha State Backward classes (Amendment) Bill4 on  seventeen February. The new Bill enables the Odisha State Commission for Backward categories Act, 1993. The modification can empower the Backward category Commission to conduct a survey to spot socially and economically backward categories within the state. it'll conduct the survey on the idea of their socio-educational standing. The Bill was passed, without any dissent. Bill provision:

 Ref - https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/odisha-passes-bill-to-identify-socially-backward-classes/story

-F857ZHN5LbBWjFSOdLoplO.html

Ref - http://www.stscodisha.gov.in/Pdf/SEBC_List_Orissa.pdf

 

5.      Lok Sabha passed the 2020 Direct Tax Vivad Se Vishwas Bill.

On the 14th of March, Parliament passed the Vivad Se Vishwas Bill for settlement of direct tax disputes on 13 March 2020. The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha (the lower house) by the Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman on 5th of Feb 2020. Lok Sabha passed it on four March 2020. it'll offer a chance to settle revenue enhancement disputes at intervals this year by waiving interest and penalty on their unfinished taxes.

Aim:

The Bill aims to increase the scope to hide judicial proceeding unfinished in numerous debt recovery tribunals (DRTs). it'll offer a chance to settle revenue enhancement disputes at intervals this year by waiving interest and penalty on their unfinished taxes.

Bill Provision: 

 

6.      Maharashtra approves a bill on Caste Validity Certificate.

Maharashtra State Assembly approved a bill on caste validity certificate. The Bill was unanimously passed by the Maha state assembly on eleven March 2020.

Provision:

The Bill can permit gram panchayat members to submit their caste validity certificates among a year of winning elections.

 

7.      Amendments to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Bill passed by the parliament

Parliament passed the insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020, on 12 March 2020. it had earlier passed in Lok Sabha on 6 March. The Bill can currently replace associate ordinance passed in 2019.

Bill Provision:

In short, As per the change, the creditors will initiate associate financial condition resolution method if a corporation defaults on its payments.

 

8.      Aircraft Amendment Bill 2020

The Lok Sabha passed the aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020, on 17 March. The Bill was affected by the Union Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri. The Bill aims to amend the aircraft Act, 1934.

Bill provision:

The Bill empowers the central government to create rules on many matters, as well  as registration of aircraft, regulation of air transportation services, and prohibition of flight over any fixed space.

 

9.      Two Farm Reform Bills

Lok Sabha passed the Farmers' turn out Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and also the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of value Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020. The Bills were aimed to rework agriculture within the country and raising farmers’ financial gain. The Bills were introduced in Lok Sabha by Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development & Panchayati dominion Narendra Singh Tomar on fourteenth September 2020. The Bills can replace ordinances publicized on fifth June 2020.

Farmers' turn out Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020:

 Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of value Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020

 

10.  Rajya Sabha passed Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill 2020 to protect healthcare workers

Rajya Sabha, the upper House, passed the Epidemic Diseases amendment Bill, 2020 on 19 Sep 2020. The Bill aims to penalise the people United Nations agency attack medical experts or doctors who square measure fighting the covid-19 natural event or throughout any scenario the same as the present pandemic.

Epidemic Diseases amendment Bill, 2020:

Background:

Earlier, the GoI enforced the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 with the aim to supply protection to health care service personnel, their living premises, and their workplaces against any violence throughout the course of a plague.

Print

Related Articles