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Balochistan PA passes 19 treasury bills during 3rd parliamentary year

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Published: March 31, 2016 07:37 pm


ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan passed 19 government bills during its ongoing third parliamentary year started on June 17, 2015 and to conclude in May this year.

The House witnessed passage of 19 treasury bills while two government bills were referred to relevant standing committees for further deliberation during this period.  Out of the 19 passed bills, 15 were new legislations while the remaining four bills sought amendments in the existing laws.

The bill passed by the House included the Finance Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Revenue Authority Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Sales Tax on Services Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Forensic Science Agency Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Hotels Restriction (Security) Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Restriction of Rented Buildings (Security) Bill, 2015, the Defence Housing Authority Quetta Bill, 2015, the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences Quetta (Amendment) Bill, 2014, the Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar (Amendment) Bill, 2104, the Balochistan Industrial Relations Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Boiler and Pressure Vessels Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Thalassemia Prevention and Protection Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Private Educational Institution Registration and Regulation Authority Bill, 2015, the Establishment of the Balochistan Institute of Nephro Urology Quetta Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Wildlife (Protection Preservation, Conservation and Management) (Amendment) Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Harassment of Women at Workplace Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Sound System (Regulation) Bill, 2015, the Balochistan Prohibition of Expressing Matters on Walls (Amendment) Bill, 2015 and the Balochistan Witness Protection Bill, 2015.

Additionally, two government bills – the Balochistan Child Welfare Protection Bill, 2015 and the Balochistan Public Service Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2015 – were referred to relevant standing committees for further consideration.

It is pertinent to mention here that the provincial legislature neither witnessed the introduction nor passed any private members bills during its third parliamentary year so far. The House passed majority of the bills under Rule 84 of the provincial assembly that provides that a Member in-Charge may move a motion to dispense the requirements of the introduced bill to be referred to the appropriate standing committee.

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