Constitution & Law Current Affairs - 2020
Summary of latest bill and acts passed or pending in 2019 in Parliament of India with their salient features and issues for Current Affairs 2019 preparation for various examinations such as UPSC, SSC, State Civil Services, CLAT, Judicial Services etc.
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New modifications in Land Acquisition Bill draft
The government has brought some fresh changes in the draft Land Acquisition Bill . As per new changes, the level of consent of landowners for acquiring land for private purpose has been made stiffer.
Following these changes, the percentage of land owners, whose consent is a must for acquiring land for private purpose will be 80 % instead of earlier approved 67 %. Consent of land owners was not required for acquiring land for public purpose
Tags: 2012 • Bills and Amendments • Current Affairs 2012 • October 2012
The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to amend the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 and Rules 2005 to ensure that the life of seafarers is made more secure and their families are compensated adequately in the event of loss of life. The court showed its concern about increasing piracy and attack on vessel.
Tags: 2012 • Current Affairs 2012 • October 2012 • Supreme Court