President promulgates NAB ordinance 

By: News Desk      Published: 06:36 PM, 6 Oct, 2021
President promulgates NAB ordinance 

President of Pakistan Dr Arif Ali Wednesday promulgated the amended National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ordinance, reported 24News HD TV channel.

The ordinance has been named NAB Second Amendment Ordinance 2021. As per the draft of the ordinance, the judges of accountability courts will be appointed for three years. 

The president will have the power to set up as many accountability courts as he wants. 

The President will consult the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition for the appointment of Chairman NAB. 

Moreover, the President will appoint the judges of the NAB courts after consultation with the chief justices of the high courts.

Earlier, the federal cabinet approved the draft of the amended NAB Ordinance. 

The cabinet approved the draft of the new ordinance under the circulation summary. 

The prime minister sent the draft of the NAB Ordinance to the President for promulgation. 

According to the ordinance draft, the NAB will no longer be allowed to interfere in tax matters. 

Reporter: Owais Kayani

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