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Rajya Sabha passes Economic Offenders Bill

Updated : July 26, 2018 06:39 AM IST

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018 was passed by the Rajya Sabha with a voice vote today. The Lok Sabha had cleared the measure on July 19.
Finance MInister Piyush Goyal said instances of people running away and evading legal legal process was increasing, which needed to be stopped as the current laws do not allow dealing with the "severity of the problem".
Rajya Sabha passes Economic Offenders Bill
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