Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Separate Nursing Council for jammu kashmir

J&K to have separate Nursing Council as 
Assembly passes Bill

 The State Assembly today passed with a voice vote the Bill to provide for Constitution of a Nursing Registration Council and to regulate the qualification as also provide for registration and better training of nurses, midwives and health visitors in the state.

Maintaining that the Act was needed in the state, Minister of Medical Education, Youth Services and Sports, R S Chib said after 50 years the state has brought a law and it will prove beneficial. He said members also showed interest in the Bill and they gave their amendments.

He said the Nursing Council will be headed by the Principal of Medical College Srinagar and Principal of Medical College Jammu on rotation basis and the Council will be framed on the pattern of Indian Nursing Council. It will have 23 members, he added

Later the House passed the Bill with voice vote.

The House passed the Bill to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure, Samvat 1989. Though Nizam-ud-Din Bhat and Rafiq Ahmed Mir of PDP pressed their amendments to the Bill but it was defeated by the voice vote while other members withdrew their amendments. Earlier Minister of Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Mohammed Sagar appealed the members to withdraw their amendments.

The House amended the J&K General Sales Tax Act, 1962 through a voice vote as all members were unanimous for the same.

The House also passed the Bill to establish a framework for the regulation of residential and commercial tenancy matters and to balance the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants and to provide for fast, adjudication process for resolution of disputes and for matters connected therewith or incidental disputes and for matters connected therewith or incidental there to.

Defending the Bill Minister of Revenue Relief and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla said the Bill will help in solving the dispute between landlord and tenant. A tenant has to pay three months rent in advance as security, and the rent, will be fixed by Rent Controller nominated by the Government, he added.

The other Bills passed by the House included Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Non Bio Degradable Material (Management Handling and Disposal), bill to provide for facilitation of inclusive growth and slum free cities, lay down general principles applicable to slum free cities in all spheres of Government and according property rights to slum dwellers and to provide for matters connected therewith, Billl to amend the J&K Municipal Act, 2000 and the J&K Municipal Corporation Act 2000 and bill to amend the J&K Development Act 1970.

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