The Legislative Council gave a smooth passage for nine Bills, as passed in the Assembly, in the absence of the Opposition parties on Thursday.

The Bills that were passed are: The Industrial Employment (standing orders- Karnataka Amendment_ Bill (2005); the Karnataka State Public Documents Bill (2010); the Karnataka Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Bill (2010); the Karnataka Legislature Salaries pensions and allowances (Amendment) Bill (2010); the Hampi World Heritage Management Authority (Amendment) Bill (2011); the Karnataka Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill (2011); the Karnataka State Civil Services (Regulation of transfer of Medical Officers and other staff) Bill (2011); the Karnataka State Universities (Amendment) Bill (2011) and the Karnataka Agricultural Produce Marketing Affairs (Regulation and Development- Amendment) Bill (2011).