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The Bill introduced in the last assembly session sought to protect serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in the state from being investigated for on-duty action, without its prior sanction.
It also barred the media from reporting on accusations of such wrongdoings till the government sanctions a probe.
The ordinance was promulgated by the Rajasthan government on September 6, 2017, and the Bill was introduced in the Assembly on October 23, 2017.
On October 24, amid sharp criticism from all corners, the Bill was referred to the Select Committee for review.
The ordinance, after the Bill's introduction in the Assembly, was valid for a six-week period and it lapsed in December 2017.