You are here: Home » News-IANS » Politics
Business Standard

Gujarat Governor nods 11 bills, refers 3 to President

IANS  |  Gandhinagar 

Governor on Thursday gave his assent to 11 bills passed by the Assembly during the Budget Session, while he sent another three cleared by the House for presidential reference.

According to informed sources, the provisions of these Bills are believed to be clashing with certain Acts and provisions of the central

The three Bills sent to the are the SC/ST and OBC (Regulation of Issuance of and Verification of Caste Certificates) Bill, the Registration (Gujarat Amendment) and the Gujarat Prevention of Fragmentation and Consolidation of Holdings (Amendment)

The SC/ST and OBC caste certificates seeks to create a new state Act to deal with the practice of procuring and submitting fake caste certificates via illegal routes to get benefits.

The Registration (Gujarat Amendment) Bill aims to amend the Central Act related to registration of property.

The third Bill referred to the -- the Gujarat Prevention of Fragmentation and Consolidation of Holdings (Amendment) Bill -- seeks to amend the state Act, 1947 and eliminate discrepancies in imposition of penalty on the land owners for the transfer or partition of their land in the state.

--IANS

amc/nir

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 02:00 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU