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NREC briefed the Legislative Committee of the NAB on the Impeachment Procedure Bill 2019.

Posted on :14 August 2019

The Natural Resources and Environment Committee (NREC) briefed the Legislative Committee of the National Assembly of Bhutan on the Impeachment Procedure Bill 2019.

Welcoming the Hon’ble Chairperson, Members and Secretariat staff of the Legislative Committee of the National Assembly (NA), Hon’ble Tashi Samdrup, the Chairperson of the Natural Resources & Environment Committee briefed the Committee on the background, objectives and the content of the Bill as intended by the House. He said that the principal objective of the Bill was to achieve the procedure for impeachment of the holders of the constitutional offices.

The Impeachment Procedure Bill 2019 was drafted by the NREC. The Bill was deliberated, passed and forwarded to the National Assembly during the 23rd session. The Legislative Committee of NA is currently reviewing the Bill and will be deliberated in the winter session of the National Assembly.

The NREC Members clarified doubts on the concerns raised by the Members of the National Assembly. They also deliberated and exchanged views and suggestions on the provisions of the Bill.

 

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