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Govt introduces National Investigation Agency bill in Lok Sabha

The Government today introduced a Bill in Lok Sabha to formally set up a National Investigation Agency (NIA) and another legislation to strengthen laws against terror.


New Delhi, Dec 16 : The Government today introduced a Bill in Lok Sabha to formally set up a National Investigation Agency (NIA) and another legislation to strengthen laws against terror.

Introducing the Bill, Union Home Minister, P Chidambaram said there is need for setting up an agency at the Central level to investigate offences related to terrorism and certain other acts, which have national ramifications.

"The proposed legislation provides for security of state-friendly nations with foreign states and offences under laws enacted to implement international treaties, agreements, conventions and resolutions of United Nations and other international organisations," he added.

He further said the Bills have been brought forward as the country has been the victim of large-scale terrorism sponsored from across the border."

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill aims at strengthening the arrangements for speedy investigation, prosecution and trial of cases related terrorism.

The Bill provides for the setting up an agency at the Central level with powers to probe terrorism and other crimes having national ramifications across the country.

On Monday, the Union Cabinet approved a proposal to set up the NIA. The Cabinet also approved a proposal to amend the Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) Act to make it more effective in dealing with modern day challenges.

ANI

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