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Sindh Assembly amends Arms Law to authenticate weapons    

Sindh Assembly amends Arms Law to authenticate weapons    

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly has passed the Sindh Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2016 aimed at modifying the existing weapon law through proper registration process of weapon holders and regulate the non-licensed weapons within the province. Under the…

Senate passes two bills in 253rd session

Senate passes two bills in 253rd session

ISLAMABAD: The Upper House of Parliament passed two bills and witnessed introduction of 20 bills during its 253rd session held between September 26, 2016 and October 7, 2016. The House…

Sindh PA passes five legislative proposals amid low attendance    

Sindh PA passes five legislative proposals amid low attendance    

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed five treasury bills and adopted eight resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers during its 27th session that comprised eight-sittings from September 21 to September 30, 2016. The…

Balochistan Assembly legislates to ban Sheesha smoking

Balochistan Assembly legislates to ban Sheesha smoking

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan has passed the Balochistan Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016 aimed to ban the growing consumption of hazardous Sheesha smoking among youth of the province. The…

14th parliamentary year: No legislation in Senate’s first session

14th parliamentary year: No legislation in Senate’s first session

ISLAMABAD: The ongoing 14th parliamentary year of the Senate has a total of six sessions so far and the recently concluded 252nd session was the only session which witnessed no…

Legislative proposal ready for registration of religious seminaries

Legislative proposal ready for registration of religious seminaries

ISLAMABAD: The Sindh Cabinet has approved the drafts of the Sindh Madaris Registration Bill, 2016 and the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill which would be presented in the provincial legislature for formal approval.…

KP Assembly passes six govt bills during 20th session

KP Assembly passes six govt bills during 20th session

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa witnessed hefty legislative business during 20th session and passed six government bills besides introduction of eight other bills. The session comprising six sittings commenced on August 3 and prorogued on August…

NA Body presents report on Hindu Marriage Bill

NA Body presents report on Hindu Marriage Bill

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice took around 16 months to propose its recommendations on the draft Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016. According to details, the Chairman Committee Chaudhry…

Sindh Assembly likely to pass KMTA bill

Sindh Assembly likely to pass KMTA bill

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh likely to pass the Karachi Mass Transit Authority, Bill during its upcoming 27th session. According to details, the newly elected Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad…

Balochistan PA witnesses skimpy legislative business during 31st session

Balochistan PA witnesses skimpy legislative business during 31st session

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed low legislative business during its 31st session as only two government bills were introduction during the session that comprised five sittings from July 25 to August 5,…