Law Review committee meets

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 8 (APP): Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired the meeting of the Laws Review Committee here on Monday.

The meeting reviewed progress on different draft laws that have been placed before the Parliament for enactment as well as matters relating to other legislation in the offing including legislation required to be carried out in the joint sitting of the Parliament, said a statement issued here.
The Committee was briefed on the progress of the Draft Companies Bill 2016, which has been finalized by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).

The meeting also discussed the progress regarding devising a mechanism for making appropriate improvements and amendments with regard to future legislation.

The objective of committee which meets regularly is to review the laws with a view to identifying anomalies and ambiguities, as well as to bring them at par with the contemporary requirements.

Federal Minister for Climate Change, Zahid Hamid, Minister of State for IT, Anusha Rehman Khan, SAPM on Law, Barrister Zafarullah and SAPM Khwaja Zaheer Ahmad attended the meeting.