NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader and
Partap Singh Bajwa
on Wednesday took charge as Chairman of the Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
Bajwa was appointed as Chairman of the Committee on May 22, by Rajya Sabha Chairman M
The Committee on Subordinate Legislation examines bills which seek to delegate powers to make rules, regulations, by-laws or amend earlier laws that delegate the powers of Parliament to another authority.
The panel also scrutinises and reports to
the Rajya Sabha
whether the rules, regulations, by-laws etc conferred by Constitution or delegated by Parliament are being properly exercised.
The Committee on Subordinate Legislation presently consists of nine members from the Rajya Sabha, including Bajwa.
The other members of the panel are K K Ragesh, Manas Ranjan Bhunia, M V Rajiv Gowda,
Surendra Singh Nagar
, Amar Patnaik, V Vijayasai Reddy and Pradeep Tamta.