Amity Mock Parliament 2015
Amity Mock Parliament is a simulation of the parliamentary proceedings of a legislature and executive, based upon the Indian Parliamentary system. AMP has been established to promote the activities of community service programs and to advocate social or political change.
The Lok Sabha shall comprise of 150 members from different constituencies, selected on the proportion of their representation in the 16th Lok Sabha of India. The House shall be presided over by the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker. The majority side and opposition side shall be headed by leader of house and leader of opposition as selected.
Date: 12th - 13th February, 2015
Issue of Discussion:
Uniform civil code of India is a term referring to the concept of an overarching civil law code in India. A uniform civil code administers the same set of secular civil laws to govern all people irrespective of their religion, caste and tribe. This supersedes the right of citizens to be governed under different personal laws based on their religion or caste or tribe. Such codes are in place in most modern nations.
The procedure of the session of Amity Mock Parliament resembles as far as possible the procedure of the House (Lok Sabha). The following procedure shall take place during two day session of Mock Parliament.
- National Anthem
- Oath of Speaker
- Oath of Parliamentarians
- Statement from members of House
- Discussion Hour
- Question Hour
- Zero Hour
- Introduction of the Bills
- Reading of the bill (3 Reading consisting of discussion and amendments)
- Voting (Simple Majority)
- Declaration of bill as passed or rejected.
- Statement of Speaker
- National Song
Note: An informal session or adjournment of maximum 15 minutes can be allotted to the house on the sole discretion of the chair. The chair person can discontinue any motion any time for the benefit of the debate. The chairperson has the authority to put into effect any order or procedure that the chairperson may feel is required for the proper functioning. In case there is no bill available to be introduced the house will return to Discussion Hour.
For the benefit of debate the chairperson has the right to start the second day directly from any point; however the same shall be informed at the end of day 1. The legislative business will be given preference but in case no bill introduced then the session will return to the discussion hours per the case may be.
- Rs. 600/- for the parliamentarians
- Rs. 500/- for press members.
Ms. Aditi Tyagi
Mr. Rajarshi Jain
Mr. Arpit Shangari
Head Deligatory Affairs
Mr. Suryansh Narula
Co-Head Deligatory Affairs
Ms. Chandrika Mathur
Co-Head Deligatory Affairs