Committee on Papers Laid on the Table (Lok Sabha)


Committee on Papers Laid on the Table consists of 15 members nominated by the Speaker.

Its function is to examine all papers laid on the Table of the House by Ministers (other than those which fall within the purview of the Committee on Subordinate Legislation or any other Parliamentary Committee) and to report to the House—

[a] whether there has been compliance of the provisions of the Constitution, Act, rule or regulation under which the paper has been laid,

[b] whether there has been any unreasonable delay in laying the paper,

[c] if there has been such delay, whether a  statement explaining the reasons for delay has been laid on the Table of the House and whether those reasons are satisfactory,

[d] whether both the Hindi and English versions of the paper have been laid on the Table,

[e] whether a statement explaining the reasons for not laying the  Hindi version has been given and whether such reasons are satisfactory,

[f] such other functions in respect of the papers laid on the Table as may be assigned to it by the Speaker from time to time.

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