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Standing Committee on Law and Justice meets

Islamabad, October 25, 2017 (PPI-OT):43nd meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice was held today under the Chairmanship of Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk, MNA. The meeting started with the recitation from the Holy Quran. Then, the Committee decided to proceed with the agenda. The Committee unanimously confirmed the minutes of its previous meeting held on 16-10-2017.

The Committee considered “The Constitution (Twenty-ninth Amendment) Bi1l, 2017” (Government Bill); Ministry of law and justice withdrawn the Bill to the extent of amendment in Article 48 and 193. The Committee recommends with the majority that rest of the Bill may be passed by the Assembly, however, Mr. S.A. Iqbal Quadri, MNA submitted his note of dissent. The Committee considered “The Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment of Section 6B, Ordinance XIV of 1979) (Government Bill) and decided that the Bill may be passed by the Assembly unanimously.

The Committee considered the Bill on “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017” (Amendment in Article 37) moved by Ms. Naeema Kishwer Khan, MNA and decided that the Bill may not be passed by the Assembly. The Committee considered the Bills on “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017” (Amendment in Article 160) moved by Dr. Muhammad Farooq Sattar, MNA and “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment in Article 198) Moved by Ms. Kishwer Zehra, MNA and decided that the Bills may not be passed by the Assembly, however, Mr. S.A. Iqbal Quadri, MNA favour the Bills.

The Committee considered the Bills “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017” (Amendment of Article 51 and 106 of the Constitution) Moved by Mr. Tariq Christopher Qaiser, MNA ”The Constitution (thirtieth Amendment) Bill, 2017” (Government Bill), “The Evening Courts Bill, 2017 (Government Bill) and “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (Amendment in Article 25A) Moved by Ms. Nafeesa Inayatullah Khan Khatak, MNA and decided that the Bills may be deferred till its next meeting for further deliberations.

Hon. Members/MNAs/Movers Justice (Retd) Iftikhar Ahmad Cheema, Chaudhary Muhammad Ashraf, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, Mr. Muhammad Moeen Wattoo, Ms. Kiran Haider, Syed Imran Ahmad Shah, Ms. Shagufta Humani, Eng. Ali Muhammad Khan Advocate, Mr. S.A. Iqbal Quadri, Ms. Aisha Syed, Mr. Tariq Christopher Qaiser and Ms. Kishwer Zehra attended the meeting besides the senior officers from the Ministry of Law and Justice with their staff.

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