February 24, 2014
The members for the House Committee met today to discuss about the date for “reflection exercise” for the members of the National Council.
Since the exercise is going to be important, it was felt that all the members including the Hon’ble Chairperson must be present for such a workshop. Therefore, the House Committee decided to tentatively propose the date from 27th-29th March, 2014.
Beside the members also discussed other important issues that will be taken up in the forth coming plenary on 26th February, 2014.
February 18, 2014
The Legislative Committee convened its 10th meeting to elect the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson followed by framing of the work plan by the Committee.
The members unanimously re-elected Eminent Member Kuenlay Tshering as the Chairperson of the Committee. The members felt and expressed that the Chairperson should continue for the entire term of the National Council (5 years). The members also re-elected Hon’ble Sangay Khandu of Samtse as the Deputy Chairperson of the Committee.
The members then deliberated on the work plan and resolved that the Committee would take up the Office of the Attorney General Act (Amendment) Bill 2014 and the National Assembly Act (Amendment) Bill 2014 as soon as the Committee receives the Bills from the Office of the Attorney General and the National Assembly respectively. The Committee intends to conduct consultative meetings with the officials from the Office of the Attorney General and the Hon’ble members of the Legislative Committee of National Assembly on the two amendment Bills. Read More »