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Meghalaya Residents Act: Governor examines Ordinance

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Meghalaya Governor, Tathagata Roy today said that he is examining the ordinance on the Meghalaya Resident Safety and Security Act, 2016.

“I am still examining the ordinance,” Roy told reporters here today. It may be mentioned that the State Government had send the ordinance to the Governor for his assent last week. The Cabinet on November 1 last had approved the amendments of the MRRSA, 2016 by way of an ordinance to make it mandatory for visitors who visit the State to register with the State Government.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma said MRSSA 2016 will be introduced very soon.

“What we require now is to put in place a proper technology for registering of the people who are entering the State. It is going to be a simple technology which will be online. It is a technology where people will not be harassed or need to stand in a line to fill up their forms and register,” Sangma said adding that people can register through their mobile.


Updated by: News Sources 2019-11-21 10:51 AM