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Six private bills introduced in National Assembly

Six private bills introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed introduction of six bills and took up two calling attention notices amid low attendance of lawmakers. All the introduced bills were referred to…

Counter terrorism: NA legislates to regulate private courier services

Counter terrorism: NA legislates to regulate private courier services

Islamabad: In an effort to curb terrorism in the country, a bill to regulate private courier services has been introduced in the National Assembly. The Pakistan Private Courier Regulatory Authority…

National Assembly legislates to control cyber crime

National Assembly legislates to control cyber crime

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has introduced a bill in the National Assembly to control cyber threats in the country. The bill – the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2015…

Low attendance marks 17th NA session

Low attendance marks 17th NA session

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2015: Low attendance, lack of quorum and excessive use of points of order marked the 17th session of the National Assembly amid the passage of the Constitution…

Ex-lawmakers to give input in legislation

Ex-lawmakers to give input in legislation

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq has issued directives to contact former lawmakers in order to seek their expertise in effective legislation and improvement in the parliamentary system. According to…

For lawmakers, accountability an alien concept

For lawmakers, accountability an alien concept

ISLAMABAD: It seems that the lawmakers in the National Assembly are extremely reluctant to disclose their financial details as a motion to investigate their assets and tax payments has been…

President signs 10 bills originating from NA

President signs 10 bills originating from NA

ISLAMABAD: The President of Pakistan has signed a total of 10 bills since assuming power in 2013, all of which were introduced in the Lower House of the Parliament. A…

Acid crime bill not taken up in eight months

Acid crime bill not taken up in eight months

ISLAMABAD: A private member bill seeking stringent laws against perpetrators of acid attacks has not been taken up by the relevant standing committee in over eight months. The proposed bill…

No private members’ bill passed in National Assembly

No private members’ bill passed in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: The PML-N led government seems less inclined towards private members’ bills as none of them have been passed during the 15 sessions of the incumbent National Assembly held so…

Law proposed to resolve property disputes

Law proposed to resolve property disputes

ISLAMABAD: PML-N lawmaker has introduced a private member bill in the lower house to settle the dispute between tenants and landlords amicably. The bill-Islamabad Rent Restriction (Amendment) Bill, 2014- was…

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