Cabinet clears bills for repealing obsolete laws

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The union cabinet on Thursday approved the Repealing and Amending (Third) Bill, 2015, for repealing 187 obsolete acts.

The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also approved introduction of Repealing and Amending (Fourth) Bill, 2015 in the Lok Sabha to repeal 295 obsolete acts, identified by the ministries, departments and legislative department concerned.

The Repealing and Amending (Third) Bill, 2015, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on May 13, 2015.

An official statement called it an “ongoing process” and added that the bill is one of the periodical measures by which enactments that have ceased to be in force or become obsolete or retention whereof as separate acts become unnecessary are repealed, or by which the formal defects detected in enactments are corrected.

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