Newmai News Network
AIZAWL, Nov 14: Mizoram Legislative Assembly repealed the 9 year old ‘The Mizoram Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2009’ on the first day of a three-day long winter session of the state legislative assembly which began on Tuesday.
The Mizoram Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Repeal) Bill, 2017, introduced by the House leader and Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla was unanimously passed by all members of the legislature.
Earlier on August 30, all the seven parliamentary secretaries had tendered resignation following the Supreme Court ruling on the The Assam Parliamentary Secretaries (Appointment, Salaries, Allowances and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2004.
The seven parliamentary secretaries who tendered resignation were K S Thanga, H Zothangliana, Lt Col. Z S Zuala, K Lalrinthanga, T T Zothansanga, Hmingdailova Khiangte and Joseph Lalhimpuia.
As summoned by Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma (Rtd), a three-day long Winter Session of the Mizoram Legislative Assembly began at the Assembly House in Aizawl on Tuesday.
The House also unanimously passed The Mizoram Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and the Mizoram (Pension for members of the defunct Mizo Regional Council and the defunct Pawi - Lakher Regional Council (Amendment) Bill, 2017 after discussion.