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14 Nov 2019

Special Economic Zone Amendments Bill 2019 Passed in Indian Parliament

Special Economic Zone Amendments Bill 2019 Passed in Indian Parliament Special Economic Zones (SEZ) are the enclaves within domestic territory of of India which has special laws governing financial and economic aspect. Infact, the precursor of SEZ was Export Processing Zone (EPZ) and the first EPZ of Asia was in…

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13 Nov 2019

Federal Law No.2 of 2019 – IT and Telecommunications in Healthcare Sector

Federal Law No.2 of 2019 – IT and Telecommunications in Healthcare Sector The UAE Government declared Federal Law No.2 of 2019 – Use Healthcare Sector IT and Telecommunications ("the Act"), which for the first time governs information collected, regulated, transmitted and digitally maintained in the healthcare sector. The Act includes…

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12 Nov 2019

USA: New Pennsylvania Legislation will Save Tax Dollars

USA: New Pennsylvania Legislation will Save Tax Dollars The passing of three new bills in Pennsylvania is designed to boost intergovernmental cooperation to save money for taxpayers. Representative Paul Schemel stated “House Bills 510, 511 and 512 make it easier, faster and less costly for municipalities, municipal utilities and school districts to work together. This…

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10 Nov 2019

USA: New Legislation to Stop Animal Cruelty

USA: New Legislation to Stop Animal Cruelty The new bill passed by congress is waiting to be signed by the President so that the new legislation can be put into action. The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT) aims at making any engagement in acts which are malicious towards animals.…

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07 Nov 2019

Kuwait – New Law to Ensure the Ex-pat Population to Remain 20-30%

Kuwait – New Law to Ensure the Ex-pat Population to Remain 20-30% Kuwait is considering a new law that will enforce a quota system for emigrants in the Country. As per Kuwait Times, this law is to be introduced in the forthcoming National Assembly term with the objective of ensuring…

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06 Nov 2019

India and Maldives – Criminal Matter Assistance Treaty

India and Maldives – Criminal Matter Assistance Treaty India and Maldives signed a treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters on October 2019 as Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar and his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid addressed existing collaboration in different areas and ways to further improve bilateral ties.…

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