Wednesday, February 8, 2023

12th session of thirteenth Nagaland Legislative Assembly begins

The 12th session of the thirteenth Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) commenced in Kohima on Tuesday, where various reports were tabled, including assent to bills by NLA secretary in-charge; laying of reports/rules/regulations by chief minster Neiphiu Rio and deputy chief minister, Y. Patton, and assembly committee reports by Y. Vikheho Swu MLA.
Reporting on assent to bills: NLA secretary-in- charge reported on the assent of the Governor of Nagaland to the following Bills: The Nagaland Appropriation Bill No. 1 (Supplementary Demand for Grants) for the year 2021-2022.
The Nagaland Appropriation Bill No. 2 (Demand for Grants) for the year 2022-2023.The Nagaland Village and Tribal Councils (Fifth Amendment) Bill, 2022.
Laying of reports/rules/regulations: Leader of the house and chief minister, Neiphiu Rio laid on the Table a copy each of the Annual Reports/Rules/Regulations of the following Departments: 53rd Annual Report (April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019) of the Nagaland Public Service Commission; 54th Annual Report (April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020) of the Nagaland Public Service Commission; 55th Annual Report (April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021) of the Nagaland Public Service Commission.
He also tabled the Audit Report by the Accountant General (Audit) Nagaland on the Accounts of Nagaland Khadi & Village Industries Board for the year 2015-2016 to 2019-2020, Nagaland Staff Selection Board Regulations – 2020 and Nagaland State Lotteries (Regulation) Rules, 2022.
Deputy chief minister (Home), Y. Patton laid a copy each of the following The Private Security Agencies (Nagaland) Rules, 2022 and The Private Security Agencies (Private Security to Cash Transportation Activities) Nagaland Rules, 2022.
Minister for Transport, Paiwang Konyak laid The Nagaland Motor Vehicles Department Service Rules (First Amendment) 2022.
Assembly committee reports: Chairman of the Committee on Subordinate Legislation (2022-2023), Y. Vikheho Swu presented a copy each of the following Seventy-Eighth Report on Action Taken by the Government on the 71st Report on the Rules for regulating the procedure for Deputation and Absorption of the Central and State government officers, including officers from the Autonomous Bodies and their Service Conditions under the Government of Nagaland, 2016 and Seventy-Ninth Report on Action Taken by the Government on the 66th Report on the Nagaland Shops and Establishment Rules, 2015.

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