Joint Committee on Lokpal Bill to meet on May 2

The joint committee to draft the Lokpal Bill would meet on May 2 to discuss all aspects of the much awaited legislation, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said.

Last Updated: Apr 23, 2011, 22:55 PM IST

Bangalore: The joint committee to draft the
Lokpal Bill would meet on May 2 to discuss all aspects of the
much awaited legislation, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Saturday
said.
Expressing his reluctance to get into a debate over the
issue, he said, "Everything that had to be said had already
been said. The 10-member joint committee is meeting on May 2
to discuss all aspects of the bill and take an overview."

He was interacting with the media on the sidelines of a
function organised by Advocates Association of Bangalore (AAB)

Earlier, he said the proposed Legal Practitioners Bill
which is "for the good of advocates" was before the Cabinet.
"We will discuss the bill threadbare with the laywers and
then take a decision on it".

PTI