Standing Committee on Law and Justice meets

Islamabad, October 07, 2021 (PPI-OT):60th meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice was held today under the Chairmanship of Mr. Riaz Fatyana, MNA at 02:00 P.M. in Committee Room No. 7, (4th Floor), Parliament House, Islamabad. The meeting started with recitation from the Holy Quran then, the Committee offered Fateh and expressed condolence for the departed souls of Baluchistan Earthquake martyrs as well as for departed souls of mother of Secretary, Election Commission of Pakistan.

The Committee did not consider the Bills “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Article-36) moved by Kesoo Mal Khel Das, MNA” and “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Article-59) moved by Mr. Jai Parkash, MNA” due to non-availability of the Movers. The Committee deferred the same till its next meeting as requested by the Movers.

The Committee considered the Bill “The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Section 2) Moved Mr. Qadir Khan Mandokhail MNA”. After detail deliberations the Committee deferred the same till its next meeting with recommendation to seek views of all Bar Councils on the given subject.

The Committee considered the Bill “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Article 185(4) moved by Syed Javed Husnain, MNA”. After detailed deliberations the Committee recommended that the Bill as amended may be passed by the National Assembly.

The Committee considered the Bill, “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Article 185(3) moved by Syed Javed Husnain, MNA”. After detailed deliberations the Mover desired to withdraw the same, hence, the Committee recommended that the Bill may not be passed by the National Assembly.

The Committee considered the Bill, “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Article 140-A), moved by Syed Javed Husnain, MNA”. After detailed deliberations the Committee recommended that the Bill may be passed by the National Assembly with amendments as recommended by the Election Commission of Pakistan.

The Committee considered the Bill, “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Article 140-A). Moved by Ms. Kishwer Zehra, MNA”. After detailed deliberations the Committee recommended that the Bill may be passed by the National Assembly.

Hon. Members/MNAs/Movers Mr. Atta Ullah, Mr. Lal Chand, Muhammad Farooq Azam Malik, MS. Kishwar Zehra, Ch. Mehmood Bashir Virk, Mr. Usman Ibraheem, Mr. Qadir Khan Mandokhail, Ms. Nafeesa Shah, Ms. Aliya Kamran and Syed Javed Hasnain besides the Secretary Ministry of Law and Justice, Secretary, Election Commission of Pakistan along with their staff attended the meeting.

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