COVID-19: Ordinance Promulgated to Reduce Salaries of MPs by 30%

COVID-19: Ordinance Promulgated to Reduce Salaries of MPs by 30%

The Quint
Union Cabinet approved Ordinance amending the salary, allowances and pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954.

An ordinance to amend a law to reduce the salaries of members of parliament by 30 per cent for one year "to meet the exigencies arising out of COVID-19 pandemic" was promulgated on Tuesday, 7 April.

The Salary, Allowances And Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 will come into force immediately.

The ordinance will insert a new sub-section in the Salary, Allowances And Pension of Members of Parliament Act 1954 to give effect to reduction in salaries.

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