Minister of Justice: 25 bills adopted in parliamentary session


Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the 25 bills passed are closely related to the country’s stability, economy and people’s well-being, as well as several other aspects, including finance, social security and social security. agriculture, food industries, crime and the justice system. — photo by Bernama

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 6:57 PM MYT

PUTRAJAYA, Aug. 17 – This parliamentary session registered a remarkable achievement when 25 bills were passed, Minister of Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has said.

He said that the 25 bills passed were closely related to the stability of the country, the economy and the welfare of the people as well as several other aspects including finance, agriculture, food industries, crime and the justice system.

“All bills passed would go through the proper processes before coming into force through law and enforcement,” he said in a statement today.

The Dewan Rakyat session was held for 12 days from July 18 to August 4, while Dewan Negara sat for six days from August 8 to 16.

Among the high-profile legislation was the Constitution (Amendment) Bill (No. 3) to prohibit MPs from switching parties, which was passed by a two-thirds majority in both houses, he said. he declares.

The National Forestry (Amendment) Bill 2022, Padi and Rice Control (Amendment) Bill 2022, Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill 2021 and Women’s Social Security Bill 2022 housewives involving authorities from various ministries were also adopted.

Wan Junaidi said nine motions were also debated in Dewan Rakyat while one was debated in the Senate, namely the Security Offenses (Special Measures) (Sosma) Act 2012, which was tabled during a special session of Dewan Negara on July 27th. – Bernama


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