The Pakistan Army (Amendment) Act, 2015

Proposed by: Mr. Pervaiz Rashid (Minister for Law, Justice and Human Rights; Minister-in- Charge)

Status: Passed

Summary: The Pakistan Army (Amendment) Act is to act as a catalyst for a more speedy trial system for offenses related to terrorism, waging of wars, or insurrection against Pakistan. In addition, the act is to help prevent acts which threaten the security of Pakistan by any terrorist group in the name of religion or a sect and members of other armed groups, wings and/or militia. The bill has been passed by the Senate with a majority vote.