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  • THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2023

    Sunday, December 10, 2023

    THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2023

    ORDINANCE No. 4 OF 2023

    GOVERNMENT OF KERALA

    Law (Legislation-C) Department

    NOTIFICATION

    Published in Kerala Gazette Extra No. 4008 Dt. 9.12.2023 by Notfn. No. 58/Leg. C3/2023/Law. Dated 8th December, 2023

     

    In pursuance of clause (3) of Article 348 of the Constitution of India, the Governor of

    Kerala is pleased to authorise the publication in the Gazette of the following translation in English language of the Kerala Panchayat Raj (Amendment) Ordinance, 2023 (4 of 2023).

    By order of the Governor,

    K. G. SANAL KUMAR,

    Law Secretary.

    Promulgated by the Governor of Kerala in the Seventy-fourth Year of the Republic of

    India.

    AN

    ORDINANCE further to amend the Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994.

    Preamble.—WHEREAS, it is expedient further to amend the Kerala Panchayat Raj

    Act,1994 for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

    AND WHEREAS, the Legislative Assembly of the State of Kerala is not in session and the Governor of Kerala is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action;

    NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 213 of the Constitution of India, the Governor of Kerala is pleased to promulgate the following Ordinance:—

    1. Short title and commencement.—(1) This Ordinance may be called the Kerala

    Panchayat Raj ( Amendment) Ordinance, 2023.

    (2) It shall come into force at once.

    2. Act 13 of 1994 to be temporarily amended.—During the period of operation of this Ordinance, the Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994 (13 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act) shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in sections 3 to 25.

    3. Amendment of section 189.—In the principal Act, in sub-section (1) of section 189, after the words “welfare programmes” the words and symbol “, waste management” shall be inserted.

    4. Amendment of heading of Chapter XX.—In the heading of Chapter XX of the principal Act, the words “AND HEALTH” shall be substituted by the words and symbol “, HEALTH AND WASTE MANAGEMENT”.

    5. Amendment of section 219.—In section 219 of the principal Act,—

    (i) for the marginal heading the following marginal heading shall be substituted,

    namely:—

    Responsibilities of persons having control over places of public gathering”

    (ii) the existing provision shall be numbered as sub-section (1) thereof, and after

    sub-section (1) so numbered the following sub-section shall be inserted, namely:—

    (2) No person shall organise an event or gathering of more than one hundred persons at any unlicensed place without intimating the Village Panchayat, at least three working days in advance and such person or the organizer of such event shall ensure segregation of waste at source and handing over of the same to the waste collector or agency as specified by the Village Panchayat on such fees as may be fixed by the Village Panchayat:

    Provided that such fees shall not be less than the actual rate of cost for the management of such waste and the same shall be paid in advance as directed by the Village Panchayat.

    Explanation 1.—For the purpose of this section, section 189 and sections 219A to 219Y the words “Waste management ” means the segregation, collection, transportation, storage, processing or disposal of waste, including solid waste.

    Explanation 2.—The words and expressions used, but not defined, in this Act but defined in the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986(Central Act 29 of 1986) and the rules made thereunder, shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in the said Act and rules.”.

    6. Amendment of section 219A.—In section 219A of the principal Act,—

    (i) for sub-sections (2), (3) and (4) the following sub-sections shall be substituted,

    namely:—

    (2) All the duties, responsibilities and functions of the Village Panchayat pertaining to waste management as provided in section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y, and the rules made under this Act, and in the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (Central Act 29 of 1986) and the rules made thereunder shall vest with the Village Panchayat, and the Village Panchayat shall discharge its duties, responsibilities and functions through the Secretary.

    (3) It shall be the responsibility of the Secretary to discharge the duties, responsibilities and functions of the Village Panchayat under sub-section (2), and the Secretary may by order in writing entrust the said duties to the officers and employees having the charge of waste management, public health, sanitation and engineering or any other officers or employees of the Village Panchayat, on the basis of streets or areas or the nature of work and ensure that such duties, responsibilities and functions are duly discharged by them.

    (4) Every member shall keenly observe the activity of collection and removal of garbage and other waste from the area of the constituency he represents, and failure or negligence in this matter shall be brought to the notice of the Secretary, and if it is brought to the notice, the Secretary shall take necessary urgent remedial measures.”;

    (ii) after the sub-sections so substituted, the following sub-sections shall be inserted,

    namely:—

    (5) Where the Secretary has failed to discharge the duty vested in him under sub-

    section (3) and consequently, arise environmental problems and pollution by the accumulation of any garbage and waste in any public place, the Village Panchayat or the Government may take disciplinary action against the Secretary for dereliction of duty.

    (6) The Secretary shall make adequate provision for preventing the depots, places, receptacles, dustbins, vehicles and vessels referred to in sub-section (1) from becoming sources of nuisance that may cause reasons for environmental problems, pollution and public health problems.

    (7) The Village Panchayat may, either by itself or through any person, agency, on contract basis or otherwise, make arrangements in whole or in part, for carrying out waste management activities under this Act or the rules made thereunder or the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (Central Act 29 of 1986) or the rules made thereunder.

    (8) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act or any other law for the time being in force, the Government may, if satisfied that it is necessary to do so in the public interest, make arrangements on contract basis or otherwise for the collection, transportation, disposal and processing of solid waste, rubbish, waste and such other materials from two or more Local Self-Government Institutions, either directly or through the agency authorised by the Government or undertake any project involving considerable expenditure for the collection, transportation, disposal and processing of solid waste, rubbish, waste and such other materials.

    (9) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act or any other law for the time being in force, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of sub-section (8), the Government shall have the power to take over any land belonging to the Local Self-Government Institution, in which the project as specified in said sub-section is proposed to be implemented, by a notification published in the Official Gazette.”.

    7. Insertion of new sections after section 219A.—After section 219A of the principal Act, the following sections shall be inserted, namely:—

    219AA. Village Panchayat to carry out directions of Government.— (1) It shall be the responsibility of the Village Panchayat to carry out directions issued by the Government in pursuance of the solid waste management under this Act or the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986(Central Act 29 of 1986) or the rules made thereunder.

    (2) The President shall ensure that the agenda prepared in connection with the directions issued under sub-section (1) is placed before the Village Panchayat in its next meeting and the Village Panchayat shall take decision on such agenda.

    (3) In cases where the Village Panchayat fails to take decision in accordance with

    the directions issued under sub-section (1) within one month of the receipt of the same, it shall be deemed that permission for carrying out such directions has been approved or given by the Village Panchayat.

    (4) The Secretary shall immediately take steps to implement such decisions including the deemed approval under sub-section (3), and if there is any failure or default by

    the Secretary or any other responsible officer in implementing such decision, the Government may initiate disciplinary action against the Secretary or such officer, considering it as dereliction of duty.

    (5) If the Village Panchayat, fails to comply with the directions of the Government under sub-section (1), the Government may, impose fine on the Village Panchayat without prejudice to any other actions that may be initiated against the Village Panchayat:

    Provided that a reasonable opportunity of being heard shall be given to the Village

    Panchayat before imposing the said fine.

    219AB. Responsibilities of Secretary on waste management.—(1) The Secretary may initiate legal action against any person who contravenes the provisions of section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y and may compound offences which are compoundable under this Act or rules made thereunder.

    (2) The Secretary shall have all the powers for effectively carrying out the responsibilities regarding the waste management under sub-section (1) and section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y or for any other law for the time being in force.

    (3) The Secretary may, in exigencies after informing the President, expend an amount not exceeding two lakh rupees out of the Panchayat fund concerned, for discharging the functions vested with him under section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y or under any other law for the time being in force relating to waste management.

    219AC. Responsibility to handover segregated waste to the Village Panchayat or authorised agency.—(1) It shall be the responsibility of every household, owners, occupiers ofany premises, hotel, restaurant, industry, hospital or any other establishment to hand over ordeposit segregated waste in the designated location and pay the user fee to the VillagePanchayat or authorized agency as directed by the secretary through public notice.

    (2) The Secretary may impose a fine which shall not be less than one thousand rupees but not exceeding ten thousand rupees on any person who contravenes the provisions under sub-section (1).

    219AD. Provisions relating to user fee.—(1) Each Village Panchayat shall fix a user fee, to meet the whole or part of the cost for providing services in connection with segregation, collection, transportation, storage, processing and disposal of waste on every waste generator and collect the same in the manner as may be specified by the Village Panchayat:

    Provided that if the Government has fixed the rate for user fee, the Village Panchayat

    shall not fix a rate less than the rate fixed by the Government.

    (2) Each waste generator shall pay the user fee to the Village Panchayat or to any

    authorised agency before the last date of every month or within such period as may be decided by the Village Panchayat.

    (3) If any waste generator fails to pay the user fee as provided under sub-section (2), it shall be recovered, together with fine at the rate of fifty percent per month:

    Provided that such fine shall be recovered only where such user fee has not been remitted even after the expiry of ninety days from the specified date.

    (4) The user fee together with fine shall be recovered as arrears of public revenue

    as specified in section 210.

    (5) The Secretary, without prejudice to any other actions that may be taken against

    the defaulter of the user fee, may refuse to provide any service from the Village Panchayat to such defaulter until the user fee is paid.

    (6) The Government or in accordance with the guidelines as may be issued by the Government from time to time, the Village Panchayat may, exempt any waste generator or class of waste generators or owners or occupiers of any unoccupied or vacant buildings, from the payment of user fee in whole or in part.”.

    8. Substitution of new section for section 219B.—For section 219B of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219B. Duties of waste generators for storage and deposit of solid waste.—(1) It shall be the duty of each waste generator to provide separate bins or receptacles of the size and colour as may be prescribed in the rules or bye laws or as may be specified by the Secretary for the purpose of storage of biodegradable, non-biodegradable and domestic hazardous waste.

    (2) Such bins or receptacles shall always be kept in good condition and shall be provided in such numbers and at such places as the Secretary may, from time to time, direct by public notice.

    (3) Each waste generator shall segregate and deposit the waste as specified in the

    rules or bye laws, for easy collection and disposal of such waste by the employees or contractors engaged by the Village Panchayat.

    (4) The Secretary may impose a fine which shall not be less than one thousand rupees but not exceeding ten thousand rupees on any person who contravenes the provisions under sub-section (3).

    9. Amendment of section 219C.—In section 219C of the principal Act,—

    (i) for the marginal heading, the following marginal heading shall be substituted,

    namely:—

    Contract with waste generator or owner or occupier for the removal of waste”;

    (ii) in the existing provision, for the words “the owner or occupier of any premises to remove rubbish or filth”, the words “waste generator or owner or occupier of any premises for the removal of waste” shall be substituted.

    10. Substitution of new section for section 219D.—For section 219D of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219D. Door to door collection of waste.—(1) Each Village Panchayat in the Village Panchayat area, shall arrange door to door collection of segregated waste from all households, settlements, commercial institutions and other non-residential premises and in the case of multi-storied buildings, large commercial complexes, malls, housing complexes, etc. from the entry gate or any other location as may be specified by the Secretary through public notice.

    (2) Segregated waste collected as per sub-section (1) shall not be transported or

    brought for treatment or disposal unless it is properly covered.”.

    11. Amendment of section 219F.—In section 219F of the principal Act,—

    (i) for sub-section (1), the following sub-section shall be substituted, namely:—

    (1) A Village Panchayat that does not have a solid, liquid, sewage or feacal sludge treatment plant but possess vacant land within or outside the Village Panchayat area shall undertake projects for the setting up of such plants or facilities on the said land on top priority.”;

    (ii) after sub-section (1) so substituted, the following sub-sections shall be inserted,

    namely:—

    (1a) Each Village Panchayat shall identify suitable private land within or outside the Panchayat area for the purpose of waste management, if necessary, acquire the land under the Right to Fair Compensation And Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (Central Act 30 of 2013) or by land relinquishment or on lease or through private purchase.

    (1b) The land acquired by the Village Panchayat under sub-section (1a) shall not be used for any other purpose without the prior sanction of the Government.

    (1c) Each Village Panchayat shall give priority to utilise its own vacant land or land vested in it for waste management activities where the land is available for the same.

    (1d) The Village Panchayat shall take all possible steps to resume waste management activities on the land, which was previously utilized for such activities but remains unused due to various reasons:

    Provided that such land shall not be diverted or utilized for any other purposes or activities without prior sanction of the Government.”;

    (iii) in sub-section (2), for the words, symbol, bracket and figure “notifying the land under sub -section (1)”, the words, symbol, bracket, figure and letter “identifying the land under sub-section (1a)” shall be substituted.

    12. Insertion of new sections after section 219F.—After section 219F of the principal Act, the following sections shall be inserted, namely:—

    219FA. Setting up of joint waste management projects.—The Village Panchayat may, if it so decides or if so required by the Government, set up joint waste management projects with any other Local Self Government Institution on such terms and conditions, as may be agreed by such Local Self Government Institutions, subject to the guidelines as may be issued by the Government in this regard.

    219 FB. Village Panchayat to make arrangements for conducting regular inspection and monitoring.— It shall be the responsibility of the Village Panchayat to make arrangementsfor conducting regular inspections and monitoring of waste management activities and projectsin the Village Panchayat to ensure that it is being operated or implemented in compliance withthe required standards and in accordance with the relevant laws.

    219 FC. Responsibilities of individuals and rewards for reporting offences.—(1) Any person may report before the Secretary regarding any violation of the provisions of section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y or any offence relating to waste management, including littering, dumping or throwing waste into public places and water bodies.

    (2) Subject to the guidelines as may be issued by the Government, from time to time, the Village Panchayat may give rewards to persons who report violations and offences under sub-section (1).

    (3) Any person who maliciously or intentionally makes false report under sub-section (1) to harm or cause loss to another person shall, on conviction, be punished with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

    219 FD. Beneficial provisions for residents near to waste treatment centres.—(1) The Village Panchayat may, subject to the rules or guidelines as may be made or issued by the Government, provide incentives, including but not limited to tax exemptions or relaxations or welfare schemes to residents in the immediate vicinity of centralised waste treatment centres or disposal sites.

    (2) The Village Panchayat may establish convenient and beneficial facilities such as parks, playgrounds, recycling facilities, swap shops and physical training facilities, for the well-being and recreational opportunities of residents in the vicinity of centralised waste treatment centres or disposal sites.”.

    13. Substitution of new section for section 219 I.—For section 219 I of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219 I. Responsibility to keep premises of shops and commercial establishments clean.—(1) It shall be the responsibility of the owner or occupier of each shop and commercialestablishment to keep its premises clean and not to throw, litter, deposit or burn any waste onits premises or allow customers to throw, litter, deposit or burn any waste on its premises.

    (2) The Secretary or an officer specially authorised by the Secretary for the purpose may, on being satisfied that any person has acted in contravention of the provisions in sub-section (1), impose a fine of five thousand rupees on such person.

    (3) The fine imposed under sub-section (2) shall be remitted within fifteen days from the date of its imposition and in default of such payment, the Secretary shall initiate prosecution proceedings without prejudice to any other actions that may be taken against him.

    Explanation.—For the purpose of this section, the words ‘shops’ and ‘commercial

    establishment’ shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in the Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Act,1960 (34 of 1960).”.

    14. Substitution of new section for section 219K.—For section 219K of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219K. Prohibition on draining of used water into public places or water bodies.—(1) No person shall drain or allow to drain waste water from any sink, drain, stable, hotel, restaurant, household, industry, hospital or other establishment into any public drain, road, street or public place or water body or water course or allow or cause to drain such used water out of such premises.

    (2) The Secretary may impose a fine which shall not be less than five thousand rupees but not exceeding fifty thousand rupees on any person who contravenes the provisions under sub-section (1).

    (3) The Secretary may, by notice, direct the owner or occupier of such premises to close or shut or remove any pipe or tube or other means by which used water is allowed to flow into any public road, drain or street or any other public place or water bodies.

    (4) Any person who has been given a direction under sub-section (3) shall comply

    with such directions within a period of seven days of its receipt and if he fails to comply with such directions, the Secretary shall, without prejudice to the actions that may be taken under sub-section (2), close, shut or removed such pipe, tube or other means and shall recover the actual expenditure incurred for such removal from him.”.

    15. Substitution of new section for section 219N.—For section 219N of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219N. Prohibition of throwing waste into public places or private places.—(1) No person shall throw, litter, deposit, burn or bury any waste on any street, drain or public place that is not intended for such use or caused such acts to be done.

    (2) No person shall throw, litter, deposit, burn or bury any waste in any private places or caused to do such acts, otherwise as prescribed or in accordance with the directions issued by the Secretary.

    (3) The Secretary or an officer specially authorised by the Secretary for the purpose may, on being satisfied that any person has acted in contravention of the provisions in sub-sections (1) or (2), impose on the spot, a fine of five thousand rupees on such person.

    (4) The fine imposed under sub-section (3) shall be remitted within fifteen days from the date of such imposition, and in default of such payment, the Secretary shall initiate prosecution proceedings without prejudice to any other actions which may be taken against him.”.

    16. Substitution of new section for section 219S.—For section 219S of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219S. Prohibition of depositing of waste or rubbish or excreta in water bodies and water sources.—(1) No person shall throw or deposit waste, rubbish or excreta in a watercourse, water body or water source or allow or cause to flow water from any latrine or allowwaste water to flow in to it, or pollute the water in any other way, or engage, depute, compel,or instigate any person to do such activity.

    (2) An offence under sub-section (1) shall be cognizable and non-bailable.

    (3) Whoever commits an offence referred to in sub-section (1), shall, on conviction, be punishable with fine which shall not be less than ten thousand rupees but not exceeding fifty thousand rupees and with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months but not exceeding one year.”.

    17. Amendment of section 219 T.—In section 219T of the principal Act, for the words, figure and letter “if not falling under the purview of section 219S”, the words, figures and letters “for which no punishment is provided elsewhere in section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y” shall be substituted.

    18. Substitution of new section for section 219U.—For section 219U of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219U. Seizure and confiscation of the vehicle used for carrying waste or excreta.—(1) The Secretary or an officer of the Village Panchayat authorised by the Secretary in this behalf or a Police Officer not below the rank of Sub-Inspector shall, seize a vehicle or vessel carrying waste or excreta through public place or public road with the intention or preparation to commit an offence under section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y or having reasonable cause to suspect that the vehicle or vessel is on its return after being used for such deposit, and shall produce before the Sub Divisional Magistrate having jurisdiction.

    (2) After conducting inquiry, if the Sub Divisional Magistrate is satisfied that there is reasonable ground to believe that the vehicle has been used for committing any offence under section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y, the vehicle or vessel so seized may be confiscated, and in any other case, it shall be released.

    (3) No order confiscating any vehicle or vessel shall be made under this section unless the owner of such vehicle or vessel or the person from whom it is seized,—

    (i) is given a notice in writing informing him, the grounds on which the vehicle or vessel is to be confiscated; and

    (ii) is given an opportunity of being heard against the ground of confiscation within such reasonable time as may be specified in the notice.

    (4) In cases where the vehicle or vessel seized contains waste, rubbish or excreta,

    the person seizing the vehicle or vessel, if he is not the Secretary, shall immediately inform the Secretary of such seizure, and the Secretary shall, without prejudice to any actions that may be taken under section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y, dispose of such waste, rubbish or excreta at the expense of the owner of the vehicle or vessel, and the Secretary shall recover the cost of such disposal together with a fine not exceeding five thousand rupees from the owner.

    (5) Where the vehicle or vessel is confiscated, it shall be auctioned and the amount

    so received be credited to the Waste Management Fund.”.

    19. Substitution of new section for section 219X.—For section 219X of the principal Act, the following section shall be substituted, namely:—

    219X. Constitution of waste management fund.—(1) Each Village Panchayat shall constitute a fund, by name, “Waste Management Fund”, and it shall be managed in accordance with the rules made or guidelines issued by the Government.

    (2) The following shall be credited to the Waste Management Fund, namely:—

    (a) amounts recovered as fine or penalty in connection with the violation of waste management;

    (b) contributions from Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds received for the purpose of waste management;

    (c) sponsorship amounts or any other contributions received for this purpose;

    (d) any other amount as specified by the Government.

    (3) The Fund shall be utilised for the following purposes,—

    (a) all waste management activities, including but not limited to segregation, collection, transportation, management, processing and disposal of waste;

    (b) purchase and installation of equipments necessary for effective waste management;

    (c) training and capacity development programmes to enhance the skills and knowledge of employees engaged in waste management;

    (d) any other activities related to waste management as approved by the Government.

    20. Insertion of new section after section 219X.—After section 219X of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely:—

    219Y. Provisions regarding imposition of fine.—(1) No fine under section 219 and sections 219A to 219X, except penalty specified in sections 219 I and 219N, shall be imposed by the Secretary unless the person concerned,—

    (i) is given a notice in writing informing him of the grounds on which the fine is to be imposed; and

    (ii) is given an opportunity of being heard within such reasonable time as may be specified in the notice.

    (2) While fixing the fine under sub-section (1), the Secretary shall consider the size or quantity of the waste involved, the category, size and location of the household, hotel, industry or other establishment, and any rules or guidelines as may be made or issued by the Government in this behalf.

    (3) Any fine imposed under section 219 and sections 219A to 219 W shall be recovered as arrears of public revenue as specified in section 210.”.

    21. Amendment of section 254.—In section 254 of the principal Act, in sub-section (2) after clause (xxi) the following clauses shall be inserted, namely:—

    (xxia) matters relating to waste management as specified in section 219 and sections 219A to 219Y of the Act; and

    (xxib) matters relating to construction-demolition waste, e-waste, sanitary waste, domestic hazardous waste, plastic waste and liquid waste subject to the Environment

    (Protection) Act, 1986 (Central Act 29 of 1986) and the rules made thereunder.”.

    22. Amendment of section 255.—In section 255 of the principal Act, for the words “one thousand rupees” the words “ten thousand rupees” and for the words “fifty rupees” the words “two hundred rupees” shall be substituted.

    23. Amendment of section 256.—In section 256 of the principal Act, in clause (2), for the words “five hundred rupees” the words “ten thousand rupees” and for the words “fifty rupees” the words “two hundred rupees” shall be substituted.

    24. Amendment of section 276.—In section 276 of the principal Act,—

    (i) in sub-section (1), before the figures and letter “235 I” the following figures, letters and symbols “219AC, 219B, 219 I, 219K, 219N,” shall be inserted;

    (ii) in sub-section (4), before the figures and letter “235 I” the following figures, letters and symbols “219AC, 219B, 219 I, 219K, 219N,” shall be inserted.

    25. Amendment of Schedule VI.—In the Sixth Schedule of the principal Act, after the entry “209 C” the following entries shall be inserted in column (1), (3) and (4) respectively, namely:—

    219 I

    Responsibility to keep the premises of

    shops and commercial establishments clean

     

    Rupees ten

    thousand

     

    219M

    Using any uncovered vehicle

    for removing rubbish

     

    Rupees five

    thousand

     

    219N

    Throwing rubbish in public

    place

     

    Rupees ten

    thousand.”.

     

     

    ARIF MOHAMMED KHAN,

    GOVERNOR.

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    The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014President of India

  • No..6 of 2004

    The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions Ordinance, 2004

  • K.G. No.36 dated 6.9

    THE KERALA COURT FEES AND SUITS VALUATION (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2005

  • ORDINANCE NO.6 OF 20

    The Kovalam Palace (Taking Over by Resumption) Ordinance, 2005

  • (NO.5 OF 2004)

    THE ENFORCEMENT OF SECURITY INTEREST AND RECOVERY OF DEBTSLAWS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2004

  • K.G. Extra. No. 58 d

    The Local Self Government Institution Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2005

  • K.G. Extra. No.66 dt

    The Kerala Tourism (Conservation and Preservation of Areas) Ordinance, 2005

  • No. 1 of 2005

    The Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (Amendment) Ordinance, 2005

  • No. 8 of 2002

    The Kerala Court Fees and Suits Valuation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002

  • No.9 of 2002

    he Kerala General Sales Tax (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002

  • No.1 of 2004

    The Prevention of Terrorism (Repeal) Ordinance, 2004

  • No.2 of 2004

    The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Ordinance, 2004

  • 1 OF 2003

    The Kerala Stay of Eviction Proceedings (Amendment) Ordinance, 2003

  • 2 OF 2003

    The Local Self Government Institution Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2003

  • 3 OF 2003

    The Indian Electricity (Kerala Amendment) Ordinance, 2003

  • No. 6 of 2003

    The Kerala Stamp (Amendment) Ordinance, 2003

  • 4 of 2003

    The Kerala General Sales Tax (Amendment) Ordinance, 2003 Ordinance No. 4 of 2003

  • No.6 of 2015

    The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015

  • No. 6 of 2002

    The Kerala Co-Operative Societies (Amendment) Ordnance, 2002

  • NO.7 OF 2002

    The Abkari (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002

  • NO.34 OF 2

    The Kerala Road Fund Ordinance, 2001

  • NO.3 OF 2001

    The Kerala Forest (Vesting and Management of Ecologically Fragile Lands) Ordinance, 2001

  • NO.10 OF 2001

    The Kerala Headload Workers' (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001

  • NO.2 OF 2001

    The Kerala Child Labour (Release, Rehabilitation and Welfare) Ordinance, 2001

  • No. 16 of 2000

    The Kerala Advocates' Welfare Fund (Amendment) Ordinance, 2000

  • No. XII of 2002

    Industrial Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2002

  • No. XI of 2002

    CONTRACT LABOUR (REGULATION AND ABOLITION) (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2002

  • No. XVII of 2002

    PAYMENT OF BONUS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2002

  • No.XXXVI of 2002

    Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2002

  • K.G. Extra No.71

    The Code of Criminal Procedure (Kerala Amendment) Bill, 2000

  • Nil

    The Kerala Felonious Activities (Prevention) Ordinance, 2005

  • ORDINANCE NO.23 OF 2

    he Arthapalisa, Jenmibhogam and Karathil Chilavu (Abolition) Ordinance, 2005

  • ORDINANCE NO. 17 OF

    Public Accountants (Amendment) Ordinance, 2005 (Kerala)

  • ORDINANCE NO.24 OF 2

    The Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Workers' Welfare Fund Ordinance, 2005

  • No 3 of 2013]

    The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2013Nil

  • K.G. Extra No.1150

    The Travancore - Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions (Amendment) Ordinance, 2012 Ordinance No. 58 of 2012Nil

  • K.G. Extra No.1151

    The Madras Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (Amendment) Ordinance, 2012 Ordinance No. 59 of 2012Nil

  • K.G. Extra No.1261

    The Kerala Panchayat Raj (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 2012 Ordinance No.62 of 2012Nil

  • K.G. Extra No.2176

    The Indian Divorce (Kerala Amendment) Bill, 1999,

  • K.G. Extra No. 2199

    The Kerala Advocates' Welfare Fund (Amendment) Bill, 1999Nil

  • K.G. Extra No.96

    The Kerala State Commission for Backward Classes (Amendment) Ordinance, 2000Nil

  • G.O.I.Extra.Pt.11

    The Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions (Amendment) Ordinance, 2000Nil

  • G.O.I. Ext.Ordi.No.7

    The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Ordinance, 2014Nil

  • Bill No. 96 of 2014

    The National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014

  • No.7 of 2015

    Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2015Pranab Kumar Mukherjee

  • No. 8 of 2015

    The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Ordinance, 2015

  • No. 22 of 2017

    The Kerala Investment Promotion and Facilitation Ordinance, 2017

  • No.23 of 2017

    The Travancore-Cochiin Hindu Religious Institutions (Amendment)

  • Notn.No.26798/Leg. B

    The Kerala Conservation of Paddy Land And Wetland (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

  • Ord. No.30 of 2017

    The Kerala High Court Amendment Ordinance, 2017

  • Ordinance No. 4 of 2

    The Abkari (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

  • Ordinance No. 2 of 2

    The Kerala Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

  • Ordinance No. 7 of 2

    The Kerala Municipality (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

  • No.2 of 2018

    The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

  • No.1 of 2018

    The  Fugitive  Economic  Offenders  Ordinance,  2018

  • ORDINANCE No. 4 OF 2

    THE ABKARI (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • ORDINANCE No. 2 OF 2

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • ORDINANCE No. 7 OF 2

    THE KERALA MUNICIPALITY (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • Bill no.149

    The Kerala Conservation Of Paddy Land And
    Wetland (Amendment) Bill, 2018

  • .

    THE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL, 2018

    Justice B.N. Srikrishna

  • Bill No.126 of 2018

     
    THE CRIMINAL LAW (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2018

  • 140 of 2018

    The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Attrocities) Amendment Bill, 2018

  • Bill No. 148 of 2018

    The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018
     

  • No. 7 of 2018

    THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • No. 46 of 2018

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • ORDINANCE No. 49 OF

    THE KERALA MUNICIPALITY (THIRD AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 20I8

  • ORDINANCE No. 51 OF

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (THIRD AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • No. 9 of 2018

    THE COMPANIES (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • No. 57 Of 2018

    The Calicut University (Alternate ArrangementTemporarily Of The Senate And Syndicate (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

  • No. 52 OF 2018

    THE KERALA STATE GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

  • 181 of 2018

    THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) BILL, 2018

  • 261 of 2018

    ....................

  • No. 142-C of 2018

    The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019

  • No.5 of 2019

    The Kerala Prevention of Damage to Private Property and Payment of Compensation Ordinance, 2019

    Notification No. 392/Leg/E1/2019/Law

  • No. 7 OF 2019

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019

  • No.5 of 2019

    The Kerala Prevention of Damage to Private Property and Payment of
    Compensation Ordinance, 2019

  • No. 3 OF 2019

    THE KERALA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AS RESPECTS THE SERVICES UNDER THE WAQF BOARD)DINANCE, 2018

    .

  • No. 4 OF 2019

    THE MADRAS HINDU RELIGIOUS AND CHARITABLE ENDOWMENTS (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2018

    .

  • No.1 of 2019

    The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019

  • .

    THE KERALA CHURCH (PROPERTIES AND INSTITUTIONS) BILL-2019

  • No. 7 of 2019

    The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019

  • No.9 of 2019

    THE AADHAAR AND OTHER LAWS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019

    Legislative Department

  • NO.12 OF 2019

    THE SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019

  • No. 13 of 2019

    THE CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (RESERVATION IN TEACHERS’ CADRE) ORDINANCE, 2019

  • ORDINANCE No. 16 OF

    The Kerala Anganawadi Workers' and Anganawadi Helpers' Welfare Fund (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

  • ORDINANCE No. 21 OF

    THE UNIVERSITY LAWS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019

  • ORDINANCE No.3 OF 20

    Kerala Public Service Commission (Additional Functions as Respects The Services Under the Waqf Board) Ordinance, 2018

  • 19 OF 2019

    THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019

  • S.O. 1627(E)

    General Insurance (Employees’) Pension Amendment Scheme, 2019

  • Bill No. XXI of 2019

    Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

  • Bill No. 154 of 2019

    THE MOTOR VEHICLES (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019

    As introduced in Lok Sabha

  • Bill No. 130 of 2019

    THE UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES (PREVENTION) AMENDMENT BILL, 2019

    Introduced in Lok Sabha

  • 181-C of 2019

    THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019

  • Bill No. 189 of 2019

    The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

    As introduced in Lok Sabha

  • Bill No. 169 of 2019

    Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

    LOK SABHA

  • Bill No. XXVI of 201

    Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019

    RAJYA SABHA

  • Bill No. XXII of 201

    Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019

    RAJYA SABHA

  • No. 14 of 2019

    The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Ordinance, 2019

  • ORDINANCE NO.37/2019

    THE MUNNAR SPECIAL TRIBUNAL ACT REPEAL ORDINANCE, 2019

  • Bill No.192 of 2019

    THE CHIT FUNDS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019

  • Bill No. 365 of 2019

    The Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019

  • Bill No. 370 of 2019

    THE CITIZENSHIP (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019

  • Ordinance No.40/2019

    THE KERALA EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019

  • No. 1 OF 2020

    THE KERALA CHRISTIAN CEMETERIES (RIGHT TO BURIAL OF CORPSE) ORDINANCE, 2020

  • No.1 of 2020

    THE MINERAL LAWS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020

  • No. 42 OF 2019

    THE KERALA STATE GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019

  • 7 of 2020

    The Kerala Agricultural Workers (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

  • 8 of 2020

    The Kerala Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

  • Bill No. 244

    THE KERALA HEADLOAD WORKERS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020

  • Bill No. 243

    THE KERALA CHRISTIAN CEMETERIES (RIGHT TO BURIAL OF CORPSE) BILL, 2020

  • Bill No.238

    THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020

  • Bill No. 249

    The Kerala Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2020

  • Bill No. 250

    The Kerala Private Forests (Vesting and Assignment) (Amendment) Bill, 2020

  • Bill No.55 of 2020

    Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2020

  • Bill No.60 of 2020

    Mineral Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

  • Bill No. 56 of 2020

    Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020

  • Bill No.256

    THE KERALA STATE GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020

  • No. 18 OF 2020

    THE KERALA EPIDEMIC DISEASES ORDINANCE, 2020

  • 31 of 2020

    THE KERALA MUNICIPALITY (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020

  • 32 of 2020

    THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020

  • 30 of 2020

    The Kerala Disaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2020

  • Bill No. 263

    THE KERALA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AS RESPECTS CERTAIN CORPORATIONS AND COMPANIES) AMENDMENT BILL, 2020

  • 9042/Leg.B2/2020/Law

    KPSC (Additional Functions as Respects Services Under Waqf Board) Ordinance, 2020

  • Bill No.264

       2020þse tIcf s\Âh-bÂ-þ-X-®oÀ¯S kwc-£W (t`-Z-KXn) _nÂ

  • XXVIII of 2020

    Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Act, 2020.

  • XXVII of 2020

    Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Act, 2020

  • Bill No. XXXI of 202

     

    Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Act, 2020

  • Bill No.111 of 2020

    Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020

  • Bill No. 113 of 2020

    Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020

  • Bill No. 110 of 2020

    Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2020

  • 123 of 2020

    Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020

  • Bill No. 121 of 2020

    THE CODE ON SOCIAL SECURITY, 2020

  • Bill No. 120 of 2020

    THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CODE, 2020

  • Bill No. 116 of 2020

    THE TAXATION AND OTHER LAWS (RELAXATION AND AMENDMENT OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS) BILL, 2020

  • Bill No. 114 of 2020

    Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2020

  • No. 73 OF 2020

    The Kerala Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Facilitation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

  • ORDINANCE NO.53 OF 2

    THE KERALA DEVASWOM RECRUITMENT BOARD (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020 .

  • No.57 of 2020

    Kerala Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020

  • No. 47 of 2020

    Kerala Diaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2020

  • No.54 OF 2020

    The Payment of Salaries And Allowances (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

  • NO.74 OF 2020

    The Kerala Headload Workers (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

  • NO.79 OF 2020

    THE KERALA POLICE (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020

  • No.75 OF 2020

    THE KERALA SHOPS AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020

  • 80 OF 2020

    THE KERALA POLICE (AMENDMENT) WITHDRAWAL ORDINANCE, 2020

  • 14 OF 2020

    THE ARBITRATION AND CONCILIATION (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020

  • 76 OF 2020

    THE KERALA CLINICAL ESTABLISHMENTS (REGISTRATION AND REGULATION) AMENDMENT ORDINANCE, 2020

  • 19 of 2021

     Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Act, 2021   

  • 16 of 2021

    Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2021

  • 65 of 2021

    THE MINES AND MINERALS (DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION) AMENDMENT BILL, 2021

  • 56 of 2021

    THE JUVENILE JUSTICE (CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN) AMENDMENT BILL, 2021

  • 30 of 2021

    The Kerala Private Forests (Vesting and Assignment) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021

  • 4 of 2021

    The Kerala Education (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021

  • 2 OF 2021

    THE KERALA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AS RESPECTS THE SERVICES UNDER THE WAQF BOARD) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 1 of 2021

    THE KERALA DEVASWOM RECRUITMENT BOARD (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 47 OF 2021

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (THIRD AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • No.44 OF 2021

    THE KERALA PUBLIC HEALTH ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 7 OF 2021

    THE KERALA LABOUR WELFARE FUND (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • K.G. Ext.669

    The Kerala Disaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2021

  • 10 OF 2021

    THE KERALA MICRO SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES FACILITATION (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 11 OF 2021

    THE KERALA MINERALS (VESTING OF RIGHTS) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 34 OF 2021

    THE KERALA MUNICIPALITY (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 13 OF 2021

    THE KERALA MUNICIPALITY (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 14 OF 2021

    THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 33 OF 2021

    THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 19 OF 2021

    THE KERALA   PROVISIONAL COLLECTION OF REVENUES (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 6 OF 2021

    THE KERALA SHOPS AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 42 OF 2021

    THE KERALA TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 49 OF 2021

    THE UNIVERSITY LAWS (AMENDMENT) (No.3) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • No.22 of 2021

    The Kerala Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2021

  • 3 of 2021

    THE INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY CODE (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 2 of 2021

    THE TRIBUNALS REFORMS (RATIONALISATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 6 of 2021

    THE HOMOEOPATHY CENTRAL COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 5 of 2021

    THE INDIAN MEDICINE CENTRAL COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • Bill No. 1

    THE KERALA EPIDEMIC DISEASES BILL, 2021

  • 7 of 2021

    THE ESSENTIAL DEFENCE SERVICES ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 72 OF 2021

    KERALA EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 71 of 2021

    Kerala Disaster and Public Health Emergency (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2021

  • 56 of 2021

    THE JUVENILE JUSTICE (CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN) AMENDMENT BILL, 2021(as introduced in loksabha)

  • 104 of 2021

    THE INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY CODE (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • Bill No. 116 of 2021

    THE TRIBUNALS REFORMS BILL, 2021

  • 115 of 2021

    THE GENERAL INSURANCE BUSINESS (NATIONALISATION) AMENDMENT BILL, 2021

  • 119 of 2021

    THE CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 124 of 2021

    THE CONSTITUTION (ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVENTH AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 120 of 2021

    THE TAXATION LAWS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 78 OF 2021

    THE KERALA CLINICAL ESTABLISHMENTS (REGISTRATION AND REGULATION) AMENDMENT ORDINANCE, 2021

    legislation h

  • Notfn.No. 9042/Leg.B

    THE KERALA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AS RESPECTS THE SERVICES UNDER THE WAQF BOARD) ORDINANCE, 2021 58 of 2021

    Legislation B

  • 29

    THE KERALA EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • Bill No. 31

    THE KERALA GENERAL SALES TAX (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 3751/Leg.G1/2020/Law

    THE KERALA PRIVATE FORESTS (VESTING AND ASSIGNMENT) (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021 dated 2.7.2021

  • 85 OF 2021

    THE KERALA MICRO SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES FACILITATION (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 124 OF 2021

    THE KERALA MINERALS (VESTING OF RIGHTS) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 138 OF 2021

    THE KERALA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (ADDITIONAL FUNCTION AS RESPECTS CERTAIN CORPORATIONS AND COMPANIES) AMENDMENT ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 39

    THE KERALA EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021/BILL No. 39

  • 38

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021/Bill No. 38

  • 95 OF 2021

    THE KERALA SELF FINANCING COLLEGE TEACHING AND NON-TEACHING EMPLOYEES (APPOINTMENT AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 47

    THE KERALA PRIVATE FORESTS (VESTING AND ASSIGNMENT) AMENDMENT BILL, 2021

  • 58

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (SECOND AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 56

    THE KERALA GENERAL SALES TAX (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 54

    THE UNIVERSITY LAWS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 70

    THE KERALA LABOUR WELFARE FUND (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 65

    THE KERALA SHOPS AND COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 64

    THE KERALA HEADLOAD WORKERS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 8 of 2021

    THE NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 51

    THE KERALA EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE WORKERS' WELFARE FUND BILL, 2021

  • 44

    THE KERALA REPEALING AND SAVING BILL, 2021

  • 59

    THE KERALA MINERALS (VESTING OF RIGHTS) BILL, 2021

  • 66

    THE KERALA MICRO SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES FACILITATION (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 144 OF 2021

    THE KERALA PUBLIC HEALTH ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 140 OF 2021

    THE KERALA PRIVATE FORESTS (VESTING AND ASSIGNMENT) AMENDMENT ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 142 OF 2021

    THE KERALA INDUSTRIAL SINGLE WINDOW CLEARANCE BOARDS AND INDUSTRIAL TOWNSHIP AREA DEVELOPMENT (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 9 of 2021

    THE CENTRAL VIGILANCE COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2021

  • 151 of 2021

    Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Act, 2021

  • XLIII of 2021

    Mediation Act, 2021 

  • Bill No. 85

    THE KERALA LAND REFORMS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2021

  • 2 OF 2022

    THE KERALA MARITIME BOARD (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2022

  • 3 OF 2022

    THE KERALA LOK AYUKTA (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2022

  • 21 of 2022

    Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment)  Act, 2022

  • Bill No. 84

    THE KERALA AGRICULTURAL INCOME TAX (REPEAL) BILL, 2021

  • Bill No. 88

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022

  • Bill No. 91

    THE KERALA PRIVATE FORESTS (VESTING AND ASSIGNMENT) AMENDMENT BILL, 2022

  • 6 OF 2022

    THE KERALA INDUSTRIAL SINGLE WINDOW CLEARANCE BOARDS AND INDUSTRIAL TOWNSHIP AREA DEVELOPMENT (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2022

    Law (Legislation-C) Department

  • 10 OF 2022

    THE KERALA LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY FEED AND MINERAL MIXTURE (REGULATION OF MANUFACTURE AND SALE ) ORDINANCE, 2022

    Law (Legislation-I)

  • 5 of 2022

    THE   KERALA LOCAL SELF GOVERNMENT COMMON SERVICE ORDINANCE, 2022

    legislation h

  • 9 of 2022

    THE KERALA MARITIME BOARD (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2022 (9 of 2022)

  • 12 OF 2022

    THE KERALA PUBLIC HEALTH ORDINANCE, 2022

  • 93 of 2022

    THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (IDENTIFICATION) BILL, 2022

  • 85

    Kerala Land Reforms (Amendment) Bill, 2021

  • bill no. 102

    The Kerala protection of River banks and regulation Removal of sand Act Amendment Bill,2022

  • 110

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022 - Bill No. 110

  • Bill No. 109

    THE KERALA PRIVATE FORESTS (VESTING AND ASSIGNMENT) AMENDMENT BILL, 2022

  • 113

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (SECOND AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022

  • 123 of 2022

    THE FAMILY COURTS (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022

  • 126

    The Kerala Document Writers.....Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2022

  • 111

    THE KERALA LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY..........SALE ) BILL, 2022

  • 127

    THE KERALA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (SECOND AMENDMENT) BILL

  • 128

    THE KERALA LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY ...... AND SALE ) BILL, 2022

  • 129

    Kerala Maritime Board (Amendment) Bill, 2022

  • 134

    THE KERALA INDUSTRIAL SINGLE WINDOW CLEARANCE BOARDS AND INDUSTRIAL TOWNSHIP AREA DEVELOPMENT (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022

  • 7 of 2022

    Kerala Private Forest (Vesting and Assignment) Ordinance, 2022

  • 135

    The Kerala Public Enterprises (Selection and Recruitment) Board Bill, 2022

  • 133

    THE KERALA LOK AYUKTA (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022

  • 136

    THE KERALA LOCAL SELF GOVERNMENT COMMON SERVICE BILL, 2022

  • 15 OF 2022

    THE KERALA PUBLIC HEALTH ORDINANCE, 2022

    Law (Legislation-H) Department

  • Bill No. 143

    THE SREE PANDARAVAKA LANDS (VESTING AND ENFRANCHISEMENT) AMENDMENT BILL, 2022

  • 142

    THE KERALA MOTOR TRANSPORT WORKERS' PAYMENT OF FAIR WAGES (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022

  • 146

    Kerala Panchayat Raj Amendment Bill, 2022

  • 145

    Kerala Municipality Amendment Bill, 2022

  • 145

    Kerala Municipality (Amendment) Bill, 2022

  • 146

    THE KERALA PANCHAYAT RAJ (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2022

  • 148

    Non-Resident Indians' (Keralites) Commission Bill, 2022

  • 102

    THE KERALA PLANTATION TAX (REPEAL) BILL, 2021

  • 149

    The University Laws(Amendment)(No.2) Bill,2022

  • 137

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