Winter Session 2021: Here are the key Bills set to be tabled in Parliament


From the revocation of three controversial farm laws to the cryptocurrency bill, the government has submitted up to 26 bills to be submitted to parliament during the winter session, which is scheduled to take place from November 29 to December 23.

Here are some of the main bills that will be presented during the winter session:

Cryptocurrency and Official Digital Currency Regulation Bill 2021

The Cryptocurrency and Official Digital Currency Regulation Bill of 2021 aims to “Ban all private cryptocurrencies in Indiahowever, it allows certain exceptions to promote the technology underlying cryptocurrency and its use. “

Official Digital Currency Bill Regulation 2021

It will also consider the Official Digital Currency Regulation Act 2021, which aims to create “an enabling framework for the creation of an official digital currency issued by the Reserve Bank of India.”

Agricultural Law Abolition Act 2021

Wednesday Union Cabinet began the process of repealing three controversial agricultural laws which farmers protested for a year, days after the prime minister Narendra Modi announced the same. The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a bill to abolish farmers’ laws and it will be considered on a “priority basis” at the parliament’s winter session, said trade union minister of information and broadcasting Anurag Thakur.

Constitutional Law (Registered Castes and Registered Tribes) (Amendment) Law, 2021

With UP polls slated for early next year, the Constitution (Registered Castes and Registered Tribes) Ordinance (Amendment Bill) to amend the state’s SC and ST lists is also gaining importance.

In addition, a bill to amend the Registered Castes and Registered Tripura Tribes will be considered.

Mediation Act 2021

The bill proposes to conduct pre-trial mediation, as well as to protect the interests of a party in contacting the appropriate judicial authority in case of seeking emergency assistance.

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Act 2021

This bill is being introduced to replace the decree published in September this year.
It seeks to amend the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 to correct an editorial error.

Emigration Act 2021

It will also consider the Emigration Act 2021 to replace the Emigration Act 1983. It aims to create a “reliable, transparent and comprehensive emigration management system” to facilitate safe and orderly migration.

Also on the agenda are proposals for some new bills first announced in the 2021 budget, such as the privatization of two public sector banks, as well as a bill to regulate the nursing sector.

It is also expected that four bills will be passed, which were previously referred to the standing committees and on which reports have been submitted. These include: Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019, Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2020, Parents and Senior Citizens Maintenance and Welfare Bill (Amendment) 2019, and National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and research (amendment). ) Bill, 2021.

There is also a law amending the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Wages and Conditions of Service) Law of 2021, amending the High Court Judges (Wages and Conditions of Service) Law of 1954, and of Supreme Court justices ( wages and conditions of service). ) Act 1958.

Other bills listed include the Interdepartmental Organizations (Command, Control and Discipline) Law of 2021, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Law (Second Amendment) and the Pension Fund Development Regulatory Authority Law (Amendment).

In addition to this, the remaining Accounts that will be presented in this session include:

– Indian Marine Fisheries Bill 2021
– National Dental Commission Bill 2021
– Bill on the Railway Metro (Construction, Operations and Maintenance), 2021
– Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021
– National Anti-Doping Law 2021


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