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THE MINISTER OF LAW, JUSTICE AND COMPANY AFFAIRS (SHRI RAM JETHMALANI): Sir, I beg to move for leave to introduce a Bill further to amend the Representation of the People Act, 1951.
MR. SPEAKER: The question is :
"That leave be granted to introduce a Bill further to amend the Representation of the People Act, 1951."
The motion was adopted.
SHRI RAM JETHMALANI: Sir, I introduce the Bill.
STATEMENT RE: REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE - LAID
SHRI RAM JETHMALANI: Sir, I beg to lay on the Table an explanatory statement (Hindi and English versions) showing reasons for immediate legislation by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Ordinance, 1999.
(Placed in Library. See No. LT 11/99)
MR. SPEAKER: The House stands adjourned to reassemble at 11.00 a.m. 27th October, 1999.
The Lok Sabha then adjourned till Eleven of the Clock on
Wednesday, October 27, 1999/Kartika 5, 1921 (Saka).
*Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II section-2, dated 26.10.99