Home ministry seeks more time to frame CAA rules -Vijaita Singh
Consultation process is on, it tells parliamentary committee
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) sought has asked the parliamentary committee for more time to frame the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA), on the grounds that consultation process is on.
The Hindu reported earlier that MHA had sought another extension on January 9 from the parliamentary committees on subordinate legislation in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha to frame the rules of the CAA.
Besides the consultation process, MHA said that the construction of the rules had been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Without the rules being framed, the Act cannot be implemented.
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The Hindu, 8 February, 2022, https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/home-ministry-seeks-more-time-to-frame-caa-rules/article38394468.ece