MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

( NOVEMBER SESSION, 1971 )

BULLETIN NO. 3

        The Assembly met at 10 A.M. ( 27th November, 1971 ).

QUESTIONS

        Starred Questions Nos.3 & 4 with supplementaries thereto were disposed of. Answers to Unstarred Questions Nos.1, 2, & 3 were laid in the House.

BILLS CONSIDERED AND PASSED :

1.    The Motion for consideration of the Meghalaya Adaptation and Application of Laws Bill, 1971 moved by the Minister of Law and adopted without any discussion. As there was no amendment on any of the clauses of the Bill, motion for passing was moved and adopted.

2.    The Minister, Revenue moved the Motion for consideration of the Meghalaya Transfer of Land (Regulation ) Bill, 1971.

        Shri Akramozzaman then moved an amendment motion to the consideration motion by which he wanted to refer the Bill to a Select Committee as follows :-

        "That the Meghalaya Transfer of Land ( Regulation ) Bill, 1971 be referred to a Select Committee consisting of 7 ( Seven ) Members as below :-

1.

 Minister, Revenue.

2.

 Shri Grohonsing Marak, Deputy Speaker,

3.

 Shri Gilfred Singh, Giri, M.L.A.,

4.

 Shri Johndeng Pohrmen, M..L.A.

5.

 Shri Singjan Sangma, M.L.A.,

6.

 Shri Rokendor Dkhar, M.L.A.,

7.

 The Mover.

        The Select Committee is to submit its report by 15th of January, 1972 and four Members will form the quorum.

        Shri Akramozzaman then spoke in favour of his amendment motion. As many as 6 (six) hon. Members took part in the discussion of the motion. The Minister, Revenue then replied to the discussion. The Chief Minister also in intervening in the debate explained the purposes of the Bill.

        As the Mover of the Motion did not like to withdraw his motion, the motion was put to vote and rejected by voice votes. Thereafter, the Minister, Revenue put the motion for passing the Bill tin the House and adopted without any discussion.

ADJOURNMENT :

        The House then adjourned at 11.10 A.M., till 10 A.M., on Monday, the 29th November, 1971.

N.C. HANDIQUE.

Secretary,

Meghalaya Legislative Assembly

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