Bill relating to transitional justice tabled in today’s HoR meeting

In the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting today a Bill on the Commission on Enforced Disappeared and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (third amendment)- 2079 has been presented.

Rekha Sharma, Minister for Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT) has tabled the bill on behalf of the Prime Minister and Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’.

The Bill was introduced in accordance with the Supreme Court verdict and laws and the international practices on transitional justice issues, said MoCIT minister Sharma.

The Bill aims to replace the Act related to the twin commissions meant for dealing with transitional justice.