New Laws

Election Bill 2017

Election Bill 2017 A session of the National Assembly was called to debate the amendments to a proposed election law forwarded by the opposition parties. The government rejected a suggestion to set

The Companies Act, 2017

The Companies Act, 2017 President Mamnoon Hussain has finally signed the Companies Act, 2017 that replaces the Companies Ordinance, 1984. This law is being appreciated by all relevant circles and is said

LegislativeUpdate

Federal Legislation In 2016

Federal Legislation In 2016 In the year 2016, the National Assembly passed 51 Acts but the Majlis-e-Shura (Parliament) altogether passed just seven, out of which two were new laws and five were amendments

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016 Proposed and moved by: Senator Pervaiz Rashid (Minister-In-Charge) Status: Passed by the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) Summary: The Majlis-e-Shoora passed this Bill in order to amend the Electoral Rolls Act,

Finance Act 2016

Finance Act 2016 The national budget or the Finance Bill has been proposed by the federal government, for the year beginning on the first day of July 2016, and to amend certain laws. It has been moved

Senate Passes 22nd Constitutional Amendment

Senate Passes 22nd Constitutional Amendment Proposed Bill: Constitution (Twenty-second Amendment) Bill, 2016 Mover: Zahid Hamid, Minister for Law and Justice Status of discussion in Senate: Passed as the Constitution (Twenty-second Amendment) Act, 2016 Summary: The objective

The Safeguard Measures (Amendment) Act, 2015

The Safeguard Measures (Amendment) Act, 2015 Proposed and Moved By: Mr. Khurram Dastgir Khan (Engineer; Minister of Commerce) Status: Passed by The National Assembly Summary: The Safeguard Measures (Amendment) Act, 2015 seeks to

The National Tariff Commission Act, 2015 (NTC)

The National Tariff Commission Act, 2015 (NTC) Proposed and Moved By: Mr. Khurram Dastgir Khan (Engineer; Minister of Commerce) Status: Passed by The National Assembly Summary: Of late, it is become vital to provide