Published On: Fri, Jan 15th, 2021
Published in Category: Islamabad

Senate body invites movers to discuss their prespective on PMB

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Islamabad : Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Thursday considered the Private Member Bills referred by the House and invited the Honorable Movers to discuss their respective Bills.

The 44th meeting was held on Thursday at the Parliament House, Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Riaz Fatyana.

After detailed deliberations, MNA Junaid Akbar withdrew the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (Article 51) moved by him as the Committee considered the same to be impractical owing to demographic and electoral complications in Pakistan.

The Committee also considered the Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020 moved by Nafeesa Shah and deferred the same till feedback on the subject matter from the relevant Bar Councils could be obtained.

The Legal Aid and Justice Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2020 moved by Uzma Riaz, MNA was also discussed at length and the Committee recommended that the same may be deferred so that the Mover and the relevant ministries might come up with a conclusive draft of the said Bill.

Moreover, the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (Article 140B) moved by Ms. Kishwer Zehra, MNA and the Legal Practitioners and Bar Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020 moved by Sher Akbar Khan, MNA were also deferred by the Committee.