Parliament passed the National Anti-Doping Bill 2022

The bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 17, 2021 and passed on July 27, 2022 with some official amendments initiated by the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur.

Thakur said during the passage of the bill, “With the passage of this bill, India joins a select group of countries that have their own anti-doping law, and it establishes our commitments to the sport. does.”

Replying to the debate on the Bill in Rajya Sabha, the minister said, “India is organizing major sporting events like Chess Olympiad, in which 187 countries are participating. In 2017, India successfully hosted the FIFA U-17 World Cup. And this year, India is going to host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in October.”

He assured the House, “Whether it is the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) or the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL), the government has taken several measures to enhance their capacity, which will serve to fulfill the dream of Atmanirbhar Bharat. Will.” That the efforts of the government will not be limited to just one lab, but many more labs will be set up in future.

Key features of the Bill are to build institutional capacities in anti-doping and enable hosting of major sporting events, protect the rights of all sportspersons, ensure timely justice for athletes and enhance cooperation between agencies in fighting doping in sports. Have intention. Strengthening India’s commitment to international obligations for clean sports.

It also aims to have an independent mechanism for anti-doping decisions, provide legal sanctity to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and the National Doping Testing Laboratory (NDTL), establish more dope testing laboratories, direct and creates indirect employment opportunities; and to create opportunities for academic research, science and manufacturing related to anti-doping.

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