Parliamentary committee begins deliberations on TRC amendment bill

A meeting of the Law, Justice and Human Rights Committee under the House of Representatives today unanimously endorsed its internal working procedure.

The meeting was held at the Singha Durbar-based Committee office under the chair of Committee second senior-most (by age) member Mangal Prasad Gupta. Committee senior-most member and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba was not present in the meeting and it was chaired by Gupta.

In the meeting, the entire Committee members were of the view of dispatching the bill relating to money laundering and transitional justice to the respective body for clause-wise deliberations. So, the Committee commenced the discussions on the TRC Act (Enforced Disappearances Inquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, 2079 BS- third amendment).

So far 186 proposals have been registered, seeking the amendment to the Act. The Committee shall meet again at 11:00 am tomorrow and continue deliberations on the bill, according to Gupta.

Source: National News Agency Nepal