National Assembly refers eight bills to committees concerned

By: News Desk      Published: 12:29 AM, 9 Jun, 2021
National Assembly refers eight bills to committees concerned

The National Assembly (NA) has referred eight private members' bills to the committees concerned for further consideration, 24NewsHD reported on Tuesday.

The power supply firms came under fire for, according to Noor Alam Khan, telling lies to the ministers concerned. Peshawar and Quetta have been facing load shedding for more than 12 hours, he rued. Hammad Azhar told the assembly that for the first time Karachi is being provided additional 200MW.

The bills that were referred to the bodies concerned included Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Amendment in Article-185); the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Amendment in Article-51 and 106); the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021(Amendment in Articles- 11 and 25A); the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2021; the High Courts (Establishment) (Amendment) Bill, 2021; the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils (Amendment) Bill, 2021; the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and the Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

The house deferred seven private members' bills including the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Section- 489F and Schedule- II); the Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2021; the Recusant Witnesses (Repeal) Bill, 2021; the International Institute of Science, Arts and Technology Bill, 2021; the Memon University at Islamabad Bill, 2021; the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Amendment in Article-84) and the Children (Pledging of Labour) (Amendment) Bill, 2021.