The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, August 28
The Cabinet also gave nod to amend section 4 in sub-section (2), for clauses a, b and c, sub-section (5) and sub-section (6) of the Punjab Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2023.
These amendments will enable clauses of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 to sync with each other and to avoid the need of amendment every year.
GIVES CONSENT FOR SENDING/ REJECTING THE CASES OF PREMATURE RELEASE OF CONVICTS
The Cabinet also gave its consent for sending the case of four prisoners for seeking the premature release of life convicts confined in the jails of the state and one other for rejecting such premature release m. After the nod of the Cabinet under Article 163 of the Constitution of India, these special remission/ premature release cases will be submitted to the Punjab Governor under Article 161 of the Indian Constitution for consideration.
APPROVES ANNUAL ADMINISTRATIVE REPORT OF THE WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT FOR THE YEAR 2021-22
The Punjab Cabinet also approved the Annual Administrative Report of the Water Resources department for the year 2021-22.