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BILLS AND ACTS
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• During the extension of the period the court might reduce the fees of the arbitrators which may not exceed 5% for every month’s delay. • Section 31A added to meet the complete requirements of the costs regime which will be applicable to both. the arbitrators as well as to the related proceedings of the course. The Constitution (119th Amendment) Act • The Parliament of India passed the 119th constitutional amendment bill 2013 on 7th May 2015 after the consent of the President of India Pranab Mukherjee. • Also will provide relief to stateless citizens living in the isolated lands of the countries by granting them citizenship and basic government services. on 26th August 2015. 2015 is related to the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and Bangladesh. • Parties to the dispute may agree that their dispute be resolved through fast track procedure and the verdict shall be awarded within six months period. Assam and West Bengal and improve the development works of the region. • The bill aims to amend the 1st schedule of the constitution for the exchange of disputed territories occupied by both the nations in agreement with the 1974 bilateral LBA(Land Boundary Agreement) • This will put a stop to the illegal immigration and various criminal acts going on across the border. Tripura. • It will solve the border related disputes involving the northeastern states like Meghalaya. • Amendment of Section 36 to ensure that only filing of the forms to challenge the award cannot automatically put a stay on the execution of the award. only if the court finds the reason behind the delay in proceedings attributable to the arbitral tribunal.2 BILLS AND ACTS IN 2015-2016 Arbitration and (Amendment) Bill Conciliation • Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod for amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 by introducing the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill. • Constitution (119th Amendment) Act. Bureau of Indian Standards Bill • The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister. In fact the stay order can come to effect only if a specific judgement is passed on the application filed by the party. Shri .

1955. In addition to this the Bill extends the provision to cover persons whose parents/grandparents/ greatgrandparents were citizens of any of the above countries. • The Bill grants power to the central government for mandatory certification of certain goods and precious metals to confirm whether they meet the standard mark or not. 2015 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on May 6. and will act as the licensing authority for quality standards. services. • The Bill was withdrawn on July 24. 1881. 1986 • The Bureau will work under a Governing Council which will work for the general superintendence. • It defines promissory notes. • In accordance with the Act any person who is/has been a citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh or any other country notified by the central government will be deemed ineligible to apply for Overseas Citizenship of India. • Instances where more than one case is filed against the same person in different courts. Ministry of Home Affairs. on August 07. articles. Haribhai Partibhai Chaudhary on February 27. direction and management of the Bureau. • The Bill replaced the Bureau of Indian Standards Act.3 Narendra Modi introduced a new Bureau of Indian Standards Bill. 2015. Citizenship (Amendment) Bill • The Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha by the Minister of State. • They will set up and maintain testing laboratories for quality guarantee of goods. Mr. Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill • The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill. • The Bill allows the central government to register a person as an Overseas Citizen of India cardholder even if s/he does not satisfy the given eligibility under special circumstances only. The Bill empowers the central government to notify that Persons of Indian Origin cardholders who will be considered to be Overseas . • The Bill was introduced to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act. • The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 2nd March 2015 and by the Rajya Sabha on 4th March 2015. • The Bill amends the explanation of ‘cheque in the electronic form’ which means a cheque drawn in a electronic medium using any computer source and is signed in a secure system with a digital signature. 2015 for further amendment of the same. 2015 and passed by the same on 13th May 2015. etc. bills of exchange. cheques and creates penalties for issues such as bouncing of cheques. 2015 for the amendment of the Citizenship Act. or electronic system. then the case will be transferred to the court with the appropriate jurisdiction. • It is a Merger of the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) schemes.

• The bill changes the closing and balancing dates of the books of RRB from December 31st of every year to March 31st which will bring the Act in uniformity with the financial year. 2014. The Bill seeks to amend the Regional Rural Banks Act. 1976. the Minister of Finance. The Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Bill • The Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on March 20. Arun Jaitley. • The Bill states that any person who is a director at an RRB is not eligible to be on the Board of Directors for another RRB. 2015. 2015 by Mr. • The Bill aims to amend the Motor Vehicles Act. state government or the sponsor bank in the RRB. • The Bill states that the central government may by notification raise or reduce the limit of shareholding of the central government. having three wheels for carrying goods or passengers. • One of the primary aims to bring the E-cart and E-rickshaw under the ambit of MV Act will provide employment to innumerable people who have upgraded from the manually pulled rickshaws to the electric powered three-wheeled vehicles. 2014 was introduced by Mr. • The bill describes “e-cart or e-rickshaw” as a special purpose battery powered vehicle of power not exceeding 4000 watts. • The bill empowers Union Government to make the rules on the specifications for e-carts and e-rickshaws with conditions and manner for issuing driving licenses. • The Bill received the assent of the President on the 19th March. . or the spouse enters into another marriage even while the first marriage has not been dissolved. 1988 and replace the ordinance promulgated in this regard. Arun Jaitley. Regional Rural (Amendment) Bill banks • The Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Bill. the Minister of Finance. • The Bill also allows the central government to cancel the Overseas Citizenship of India card in cases when the marriage is dissolved by a court.4 Citizen of India cardholders starting from a specific date. • The Bill raises the tenure of office for a director (excluding the Chairman) from two years to three years with the provision that no director can hold office for a total period exceeding six years. • The Bill seeks to raise the amount of authorised capital from ` 5 crore to ` 2. in Lok Sabha on December 18. Motor Bill Vehicles (Amendment) • The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 3rd March 2015 and consequently by the Rajya Sabha on 11th March 2015.000 crore and states that it cannot be reduced below ` one crore.

2015. • The punishment for wilful evasion of tax can lead to imprisonment of 3 to 10 years along with a fine.5 • The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 11th May. acts or gestures in any sexual manner. (d) attempting to spread feelings of ill-will against SCs or STs or dishonouring any dead person held in high admiration. and (e) commanding or intimidating a social or economic boycott. which include: (a) deliberately touching an SC or ST woman in a sexual way without her consent. 2014 was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Mr Thaawar Chand Gehlot. the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment on July 16. • The fine for not disclosing foreign income or assets will be equal to three times the amount of tax with an addition of 30% to it. • The Bill specifies that an Exclusive Special Court must be setup at the district level for the trial of offences under the Bill and a Public Prosecutor and Exclusive Public Prosecutor must be appointed for every Special Court and Exclusive Special Court correspondingly. • The Bill seeks to amend the Scheduled Castes and the • The Bill mentions the provision for the rights of victims and The Scheduled castes and the Scheduled tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill . 2015 and by the Rajya sabha on 13th May. 1961 for taxation on foreign income. 2015 Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. (c) verbal abuse of the SCs or STs by caste name in public. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 4th August. • The Bill applies to all the Indian residents and seeks to replace Income Tax (IT) Act. (b) forcing them to carry human or animal carcasses. The failure to furnish returns in relation to the foreign assets can lead to imprisonment of 6 months to 7 years along with a fine. Also the penalty for not filing income tax returns in relation to the foreign income or assets will be ` 10 lakh but it will not be valid for assets worth ` 5 lakh or less. or (b) using lewd remarks. or any related practice which will also be considered an offence. 2014. • The Bill added certain terms to the offence of assaulting or sexually exploiting a SC or ST female. or (c) compelling an SC or ST woman to act as a devadasi of a temple. • Some of the newly added offences against the SCs or STs under the Bill include: (a) garlanding with footwear. • The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill. • Concealment of foreign income and evading taxes related to the same will be treated as criminal offence. 1989 which prohibited the commission of offences against members of SCs and STs and holding of special courts for the trial of these offences and the rehabilitation of victims. or do manual scavenging.

• The Bill promises for creation of welfare boards at the Centre and State level for the community with two per cent reservation in government jobs along with providing for pensions and unemployment allowances. 2015. the manufacturer will be held responsible for the action taken against the product. • The Bill introduced mediation as a way of consumer dispute resolution with the Consumer Mediation Cells to be established and attached to the redressal commissions at the district. 1986 to widen the range and modernise the law on consumer protection following the changes in the market. was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 10. • The Bill guarantees reservation in education. service marketing etc. Ram Vilas Paswan.000 rupees to 50. testing. Food and Public Distribution. stopping the sale or manufacture of hazardous products. 2015 which is the first private members’ Bill to be passed in 45 years by the House. and establishment of Transgender rights courts.000 rupees. 2015 by Mr. or inclusive of fine from 10. jobs. • Punishment for delivering hate speeches against the Transgender community can face imprisonment up to one year with fine. their dependents and witnesses. • No transgender child will be separated from their biological parents on the basis of being a transgender except on an order from a competent court. construction.6 witnesses which endows the state to make arrangements for the protection of victims. • The District Commission is empowered to pass orders in relation with the complaints regarding the removal of defects. • The central government will set up the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) to promote. refunding the loss undergone by a consumer. state and national levels. • The defaulters who fail to comply with the Commissions orders will have to face imprisonment ranging from one month to three years. • The Bill seeks to replace the Consumer Protection Act. financial aid and social inclusion. • The defects involved in the manufacture. design. protect and enforce the rights of consumers. The Rights Persons Bill of Transgender • Rajya Sabha passed The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill 2014 on 24th April. 2015 was passed by the Lok Sabha on 4th . Consumer protection Bill • The Consumer Protection Bill. replacing of goods. the Minister of Consumer Affairs. of a product resulting in any sort of damage or individual injury to a user. Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill • The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill.

cognizable and noncompoundable. qualifications and other aspects. 1966 to reduce the workload of the Delhi High Court. • The amendment Act aims to eliminate archaic and redundant provisions in the legislations and incorporates certain provisions to provide Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) with the flexibility to carry out its functions more effectively and efficiently. 2015 on August 13th 2015 to cull down the rising cases of witch hunting in the state. • The Bill has made provisions for anyone found guilty of imprisonment up to seven years along with a fine up to ` 5 lakh for declaring and calling a person witch. 2015. . • The amendment has led to several provisions for charging higher penalties ranging from `1 Crore to ` 25 Crore for violations like mis-selling and misrepresentation by the agents / insurance companies. • The bill intends on increasing the pecuniary jurisdiction of the Delhi high court from the present 20 lakh rupees to 2 crore rupees. • The amendments provide a comparatively easier process for payment to the nominee of the policy holder. as the insurer would be discharged of its legal liabilities once the payment is made to the nominee. Prevention and Protection) Bill • The state Assembly of Assam unanimously passed the Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition. It allows agents to work for variety of companies in various business categories. 2015. • The bill empowers the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court to transfer any suit or proceedings which are pending in the High Court immediately to any subordinate court. 2014 was introduced on 12th August.7 March. Witch Hunting (Prohibition. 2015. 2015 and by the Rajya Sabha on 12th March. • The Amendment will hand over the responsibility of selecting insurance agents to insurers and provides for IRDAI to standardize their eligibility. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill • The Juvenile Justice Bill. • The Bill seeks to further amend the Delhi High Court Act. upholding the conflict of interest that would not be allowed by IRDAI via suitable rules. 2014 and passed by the Lok Sabha on 7th August. Prevention and Protection) Bill. Delhi High Court Amendment Bill • The Bill was passed in Rajya Sabha in May 2015 and by the Lok Sabha on 5 June 2015 by a voice vote and finally received assent of the President on the 11th August. • The Bill seeks to eliminate the superstition from society by making any such offence under the Act as nonbailable. • Special courts to be set up as proposed under the Bill in session with the high court for trial of such offences.

• The bill includes penalties for crimes against children and other illegal activities involving offering of narcotic substances and abduction or selling of children. • The Bill established four authorities for conducting inquiries or investigations concerning benami transactions which include: (i) Initiating Officer. the penalty for giving out false information can be rigorous imprisonment ranging from six months to five years. • The Bill seeks to amend the Benami Transactions Act. 2015. and a monetary fine which may extend up to 10% of the market value of the benami property. • According to the Bill. affordable housing. • The bill permits for the trial of juveniles between the ages of 16-18 as adults for committing heinous crimes such as rape. The JJB will inquire whether a juvenile offender is to be sent for rehabilitation or be tried as an adult whereas the CWC will provide for institutional care of children in need of care and protection. • The eligibility criteria for the adoption of children are included in the bill. 2015 was introduced on 11th May. (ii) restrictions on acquisition of multi-cropped land. industrial corridors and infrastructure including PPPs. • Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB) and Child Welfare Committees (CWC) to be established in each district. The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) (Amendment) Bill • Minister of Finance Mr. (ii) Approving Authority. 2015 in the Lok Sabha on May 13. 2015. (iii) Administrator and (iv) Adjudicating Authority. 1988 which prohibited benami transactions and provided for confiscation of benami properties. • The Bill describes benamidar as the person under whose name the benami property is being held or transferred.8 • The Bill replaced the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act. 2013) passed in 2013. • The Bill empowers the government to excuse five categories of projects including defence. from the requirements of: (i) social impact assessment. 2000. It focuses on children in conflict with law and children who are in ardent need of care and protection. Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resttlement (Amendment) Bill • The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition. Arun Jaitley introduced The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill. Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill. and (iii) consent for private projects . and a beneficial owner as the person who benefits from the property being held by the benamidar. rural infrastructure. • The Bill seeks to amend the principal Act (LARR Act.

• According to the Bill any person found to be selling beef or in possession of it can be jailed for five years and fined ` 10. Jitendra Singh in the Lok Sabha on November 25. • The Bill states that the appointment of a Director would not be invalid on the grounds of vacancy or absence in the Committee. which provides carabeef . • The committee is to make recommendations to the central government for appointment of the committee comprising of the Prime Minister (Chairperson). 2014 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. It was passed by the Lok Sabha on 6th May. Maharashtra Animal Preservation Amendment Bill • President Pranab Mukherjee gave his consent to the Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill. 2014 was introduced by the Minister of Personnel. the Chief Justice of India or a Supreme Court judge nominated by him. The Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill • The Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill.9 and public private partnerships (PPPs) projects. • The Bill was introduced to amend the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act. The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill • The Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill 2014 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 19. Mr. • The government allowed its ordinance on the land acquisition act to lapse on 31st August 2015. 2015.which is considered as an inferior quality meat amounting to only 25 per cent of the total beef market of the state. • This bill seeks to amend Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act 1976 which bans slaughter of bulls and bullocks in the state.000. 1946 which constitutes a special investigation police force alternatively known as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). the Leader of the single largest Opposition Party in the House would become the part of the committee. 2014. • The Bill eliminated the provisions from the principal act which deemed the head of a government department guilty for an offence conducted by the department and added the requirement of a prior sanction to take legal action against a government employee. • The new Act allows the slaughter of water buffaloes. 1995 on 4th March 2015. • The Bill seeks to amend the Constitution for introduction . and the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha faced amends under the new bill which states that in the absence of a opposition leader. Public Grievances and Pensions.

which will go to the states for two years or till when the GST Council decides. iron ore. • The bill will make illegal mining. • It empowers the centre to levy an extra one per cent tax on the supply of goods in the course of inter-State trade. trespassing and violation of norms. the Minister for Consumer Affairs. • The GST Council will decide which taxes to be levied by the Centre. cognisable offences punishable by 2 years imprisonment and/or fine. including the Central Excise Duty. Food and Public Distribution on March 3. 2015 was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Mr. making legislation on the taxation of goods and services a concurrent power of the Centre and the States. GST will apply to five petroleum products at a later date. States and local bodies will go into the GST.10 of the goods and services tax (GST) which will include various Central indirect taxes. • The Bill seeks to do away with the Central Government’s responsibility of being a financial guarantor to the central warehousing corporation. • The Bill’s Statement of Objects and Reasons states that the Central Warehousing Corporation has been awarded a Mini-Ratna Public Sector Enterprise status by the Department of Public Enterprises. Ram Vilas Paswan. Warehousing (Amendment) Bill Corporations • The Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Bill. only re-auction. • It seeks to bring transparency to the allocation of mining licence process by auctions. The Bill seeks to amend the Warehousing Corporations Act. etc. Countervailing Duty. 2015. • The validity of the licences will be increased to 50 years from the previous validity of 30 years and on the other hand no licences will be renewed. 1962. and the basis and the rates at which GST will be applied. • The Bill inserts a new Article in the Constitution. limestone and manganese ore as notified minerals. which goods and services will be subjected to GST. Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill • The Amendment Bill seeks to amend the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act. • One of the criteria to be a MiniRatna enterprise is that there should be no financial support from the government to the enterprise. Service Tax. • The Bill adds a new Fourth Schedule to the Act which allows it to include bauxite. • Alcohol for human consumption has been exempted from the purview of GST. . 1957 and replace the ordinance promulgated in January 2015.

Sikh Gurdwaras Bill. Backward Classes Block ‘B’ and Backward Classes Block ‘C’. • The Bill will set up state-level real estate regulatory authorities and . Rors. 1925. 2016 • The Haryana state Assembly has passed the Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Bill. 2016 introduced in Rajya Sabha on March 15. six per cent and six per cent respectively. 2016 (Amendment) • The Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill.11 Haryana Backward Classes Bill. 2016. Rajnath Singh was passed by the House on March 16. accountability and efficiency in execution of projects. • The Bill seeks to set up an effective regulatory mechanism for orderly growth of the sector which is the second largest employer after agriculture. Mr. • Jats. Tyagis and Mulla Jat/Muslim Jat have been given reservation by constituting a new classification Block ‘C’ in the Backward Classes category. BC ‘B’ and BC ‘C’ from 10 per cent. II and III for Class I and II posts for BC ‘A’. • The Bill has increased the percentage of reservation in the Schedule I. 2016 by the Minister of Home Affairs. It seeks to amend the Sikh Gurdwaras Act. • The bill proposes to remove the exemption given to Sehajdhari Sikhs in 1944 to vote in the elections to select the members of the board and the committees constituted under the act. Jat Sikhs. • The bill introduced in Rajya Sabha envisages amending 91-year-old Sikh Gurdwaras Act to exclude Sehajdhari Sikhs from voting in elections to Sikh religious bodies. five per cent and five per cent to 11 per cent. 2016. • The bill will provide reservation for Jats and five other communities in government services and educational institutions. 2015 and • Rajya Sabha passed the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill. • It has been also decided that there will be an increase in the existing reservation of five per cent for Economically Backward Persons in General Caste Category in Class I and II posts from five per cent to seven per cent. Bishnois. • It will give statutory status to Backward Classes Block ‘A’. 2016 which aims to guard the interests of numerous aspiring house buyers alongside enhancing the credibility of construction industry by promoting transparency. • It provides that 70 per cent of sale proceeds will have to be kept aside by the developer in an escrow account which is a financial instrument held by a third party on behalf of the other two parties in a transaction. Real Estate (Regulation Development) Bill.

enemy subject or enemy firm has ceased to be an enemy due to reasons such as death. 1968 and the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act. 2002 and Section 9 of the Representation of the People Act.000 billion – has been completed. 2016 • The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill. it shall continue to be vested in it as enemy property irrespective of whether the enemy. introduced by Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda. Such properties were vested in the Mumbaiheadquartered Custodian of Enemy Properties. • The Bill seeks to amend the Enemy Property Act. 2016 • Lok Sabha passed the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill. • The amendments states that once an enemy property is vested in the Custodian. 1971. • Approximately 16. the process to take over 9.12 appellate tribunals to monitor transactions relating to both residential and commercial projects and their timely completion and handover. Election Laws (Amendment) Bill. • The new Bill ensures that the law of succession does not apply to enemy property.000 properties across the country have either been or are being taken over by the CEP under the 1968 Act. • The Real Estate Bill enables the people meet their genuine aspirations of owning a house including those of urban poor by giving a fillip to affordable housing initiative under which the Government intends to enable construction of 2 crore by the year 2022 under Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana (Urban). Of these. 2016 on 9th March. Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill. • The bill seeks to amend two electoral laws to allow a limited delimitation exercise in West Bengal for granting voting rights to people who became Indian citizens following the exchange of enclaves with Bangladesh. It will also look after complaints at both appellate tribunals and regulatory authorities within 60 days ensuring timely resolution of disputes. • With the term of the 294-member West Bengal Assembly ending on 29th May and elections to .400 properties – estimated to be worth Rs 1 lakh crore. or Rs 1. 1950. seeks to amend Section 11 of the Delimitation Act. 2016. that there cannot be transfer of any property vested in the Custodian by an enemy or enemy subject or enemy firm and that the Custodian shall preserve the enemy property till it is disposed of in accordance with the Act. • The Enemy Property Act 1968 was enacted to take over the properties owned by people who left for Pakistan or China when India was at war with the two countries.

The Aadhaar number cannot be taken as proof of citizenship or domicile. there is need for early passage of the bill and the Government is hopeful that it would be passed by both the houses in the next two days without discussion. • The bill passed in the Lok Sabha on December 2015 repeals the five acts on the existing national waterways. injury. 1972. • The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies. Mr. benefits and services. • The Carriage by Air (Amendment) Bill. • The bill will convert 111 rivers across the country into National Waterways which would boost movement of goods and passengers via rivers and reduce the transportation costs substantially. to individuals residing in India through assigning of unique identity numbers to such individual. P. 2015 • Rajya Sabha passed the National Waterways Bill 2015 on 9th March 2016. benefits and services) Act. and targeted delivery of subsidies. 1999. which will not be covered under this bill. benefits and services) Act. Ashok Gajapathi Raju. the Warsaw Convention as amended by the Hague Protocol. 2016 • Centre has notified the new Aadhaar Act which provides the numbers assigned by it a statutory backing for transfer of subsidies and benefits to people eligible for them. National Waterways Bill. the central government can make laws on shipping and navigation on inland waterways which are classified as national waterways by parliament. transparent. Carriage by Air amendment Bill.13 be held ahead of that.  • Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju remarked that the bill would bring legislative character to international character with respect to compensation for air passengers. • Centre and state government have the provision to use Aadhaar for disbursal for benefits and subsidies. loss of baggage and even inordinate delay in flights was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 2nd March 2016. the expenses for which is incurred from the Consolidated Fund of India. . • Under the entry 24 of the union list of the constitution’s seventh schedule. 2016 will provide for “efficient. 2015 was introduced in Lok Sabha on 7th August 2015 by the Minister of Civil Aviation. The Act regulates carriage by air and gives effect to the Warsaw Convention. and the Montreal Convention. 2015 • The bill which will enhance compensation for air travellers in case of death. 1955. • The Bill amends the Carriage by Air Act. 1929. Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies.

14 The bill has introduced a penalty provision which includes imprisonment from one to three years or penalty in the ranges of Rs 10. 99.000 to Rs 1 lakh for violation of the rules. .64 crore Aadhaar numbers have been issued till date.