Parl Okays Shipping Bill

Published: 03rd December 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd December 2014 06:00 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday cleared the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill, 2013 after a brief discussion.The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill, 2013 was brought to amend the Merchant Shipping Act to protect marine environment and human health from adverse effects of the use of listed harmful anti-fouling systems under a global convention.

Before it could be taken up for discussion, the Opposition members protested saying that they were not given sufficient time to prepare for the Bill.


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