NA passes Delimitation of Constituencies (Amendment) Bill

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ISLAMABAD, May 12 (APP): The National Assembly on Thursday passed the Delimitation of Constituencies (Amendment) Bill, 2015 as passed by the Senate with amendments with 109 votes.

State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab piloted the bill
to further amend the Delimitation of Constituencies Act, 1974 [Delimitation of Constituencies (Amendment) Bill, 2015] in the House.

New section 3A delimitation of constituencies for local government
elections was inserted in the Act. It says, The commission shall delimit territorial constituencies for elections to the local governments in accordance with the provisions of the local government Act and the rules made there under of each province.