Total 125 Acts have been repealed during the year 2015-16 by the Repealing and Amending Act, 2015 (Act No. 17 of 2015) and the repealing and Amending (Second) Act, 2015 (Act No. 19 of 2015). Further, two Bills namely, “the Appropriation Acts (Repeal) Bill, 2015” seeking to repeal 758 Acts and “the Repealing and Amending (Third) Bill 2015” seeking to repeal 295 Acts are pending in the Parliament. The Government is actively pursuing the matter to repeal the Acts identified for repeal.
This information was given by Minister of Law & Justice, Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
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Source: Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Source: Bombay High Court