Bill Seeking Prevention Of Damage To Property Gets Assent Of Arunachal Assembly

Those who damage public/private property in the name of protest, procession, agitation will have to compensate: Pema Khandu

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Arunachal Pradesh Assembly on March 3rd, 2020, gave its nod to the Property (Prevention of Damage and Loss) Bill 2020.

The bill will make legal provisions for punishment and compensation for damage and loss caused to property by acts of mischief.

State Home Minister Bamang Felix tabled the bill on March 2nd, 2020, in the Legislative Assembly.

Earlier, there was no state law to provide for punishment and compensation for damage and loss caused to any property by acts of mischief in the state.

Felix, who also holds the Parliamentary Affairs portfolio, presented the third report of the Business Advisory Committee of the Assembly, which was later adopted. Women and Child Development Minister Alo Libang also laid the report of the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Women for the years 2016-17 and 2017-18 on the table of the House.

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