ISLAMABAD, Sep 11 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi has accorded his approval to the Price Control, Prevention of Profiteering and Hoarding (Amendment)Bill. The bill was aimed to further amend the Price Control, Prevention of Profiteering and Hoarding Act 1977, President Secretariat Press Wing said in a press release on Monday. The president approved the amendment… Continue reading President approves Price Control, Prevention of Profiteering, Hoarding (Amendment) Bill
ISLAMABAD, Aug 26 (APP): Pakistan on Saturday welcomed a reported decision of the Denmark Government to propose a bill, which would outlaw the burning of the Holy Quran and other divine books, believing it as “a step in the right direction”. “Pakistan has always maintained that desecration and burning of holy scriptures constitute a serious… Continue reading Pakistan welcomes Danish govt’s proposed law, outlawing burning of Holy Quran, divine books
Senate body passes ‘Zakat, Ushr (Amendment) Bill, 2023’ to address legal impediments
ISLAMABAD, Aug 3 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday gave his assent to five bills after they were passed by the parliament. The president signed Defense Housing Authority Islamabad (Amendment) Bill 2023 to amend the Defense Housing Authority Islamabad Act, 2013. He assented to Petroleum (Amendment) Bill, 2023 aimed at amending the Petroleum Act… Continue reading President Alvi gives assent to five bills
National Logistics Corporation, National Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Financing of Terrorism Authority Bills introduced
ISLAMABAD, June 24 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi has directed the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) to rectify the gas bill of a consumer and apologize to him as he had been wrongly billed for two solar geysers instead one at his residence. The contractor had wrongfully mentioned the installation of two geysers in forms,… Continue reading President directs SNGPL to rectify gas bill, apologize to consumer
ISLAMABAD, May 22 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi has accorded his approval to Pakistan Institute of Research and Registration of Quality Assurance Bill, 2023. The president approved the bill under Article 75 of the Constitution, President Secretariat Press Wing said in a press release on Monday.
NA passes bill recommending punishment on contempt of Parliament
ISLAMABAD, May 12 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday gave his assent to the Federal Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2023. The president signed the bill in exercise of the powers conferred under Article 75 of the Constitution, a President House statement said.
ISLAMABAD, Apr 28 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday gave assent to the Code of Civil Procedure Amendment Bill, 2023. He approved the Bill in exercise of Article 75 of the constitution, the President House said.
ISLAMABAD, Apr 19 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday returned the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill 2023 unsigned after observing that the matter was sub judice before the apex court. The president said that it was not appropriate to proceed further on the bill as the Supreme Court was seized of the instant matter,… Continue reading President returns SC Practice, Procedure Bill, 2023 unsigned
ISLAMABAD, Apr 08 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi has returned the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill, 2023 for reconsideration to the Parliament as per the provisions of Article 75 of the Constitution.The president observed that the Bill ‘prima-facie travels beyond the competence of the Parliament and can be assailed as a colourable legislation’.He said… Continue reading President returns SC (Practice and Procedure) Bill for reconsideration
UN agency sounds alarm as global food import bill set to rise to nearly $2 trillion
Senate body opposes SOEs Bill 2022
ISLAMABAD, Sep 02 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi, has assented to the Control of Narcotic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2022, which provides death or life imprisonment for offences related to the illicit trafficking of narcotics and psychotropic drugs of varying quantity, including heroin, morphine, cocaine and methamphetamine (ICE). The Act provides for maximum punishment if the… Continue reading President gives assent to bill approving death or life imprisonment for narcotics related offences
South Punjab province bill moved to honor aspirations of 35 million people: FM Qureshi
ISLAMABAD, Feb 10 (APP): The Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination on Thursday passed the bill titled “The Allied Health Professionals Council Bill 2021”, with majority votes, on the condition of inclusion of five points to be amended in the bill. “The bill has been passed in the larger interest of… Continue reading Senate body passes ‘the Allied Health Professionals Council Bill 2021’
ISLAMABAD, Jan 27 (APP):The Pakistan Reut-e-Hilal Bill 2021, tabled in the National Assembly a fortnight ago, will provide a legal cover to the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee and streamline its functioning as per set-pattern. According to a Religious Ministry official, the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee was established in 1974 through a resolution and it was functioning under the… Continue reading Ruet-e-Hilal Bill to legalize body, streamline its functioning: Religious Ministry
ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Saturday granted his approval to the Finance (Supplementary) Bill 2022 under Article 75 of the Constitution. The Finance Bill was adopted by the National Assembly on January 13.