October 23, 2020 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: On 20 October 2020, Punjab state assembly called Vidhan Sabha passed four bills in its attempt to ‘counter’ three new agricultural laws passed by Union Government of India. The bills were introduced and passed on Tuesday (20 Oct.) during second day of special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha.
COPY OF THE CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE (PUNJAB AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020:–The Code of Civil Procedure (Punjab Amendment) Bill 2020
⊕ BRIEF ABOUT THIS BILL:-
The preamble of this act says that this bill is “to amend the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 to provide for protection to the farmers from attachment of land as a consequence of the farming agreements to safeguard his livelihood”.
Added: Section 2(1)(b) of this Act says: “tools of artisans, and, where the judgment-debtor is an agriculturist, agricultural land to the extent of 2.5 acres ,his implements of husbandry and such cattle and seed-grain as may, in the opinion of the Court, be necessary to enable him to earn his livelihood as such, and such portion of agricultural produce or of any class of agricultural produce as may have been declared to be free from liability under the provisions of the next following section”.
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