Indian Antarctic Bill 2022 listed for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha
The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022 is listed for consideration and passing in today’s business of Lok Sabha. The bill provides for national measures for protecting the Antarctic environment and dependent and associated ecosystems. The legislation also seeks to give effect to the Antarctic Treaty, the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources and to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty.
In the Rajya Sabha, the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022 is scheduled to be taken up for discussion.