Law Ministry did not consult any Ministry, Department on Triple Talaq Bill -Dheeraj Mishra

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published Published on Jan 12, 2020   modified Modified on Jan 12, 2020
-TheWire.in

This falls foul of the earlier legislative consultation policy issued by the same ministry, which states that any bill should first be sent to the concerned ministry or department and their comments should be included in the cabinet note.

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Law and Justice gave its approval to the Triple Talaq Bill last year without consulting concerned ministries, departments or any state government on it, documents obtained by The Wire in response to a Right to Information request have revealed.

After having been pending for a long time, the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, also known as the Triple Talaq Bill, was passed in both houses of parliament in July last year. The president’s approval has now made it a law.

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TheWire.in, 10 January, 2020, https://thewire.in/government/triple-talaq-bill-law-ministry-consult


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