Govt introduces a bill to decriminalise minor offences to promote Ease Of Doing Business

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal introduced Jan Vishwas Bill, which seeks to decriminalise minor offences by amending 183 provisions in 42 Acts with a view to promote ease of business.

About 1,500 old laws have been repealed, 39,000 compliances have been simplified and about 3,500 norms were introduced to decriminalise offences.

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