Two private members bills introduced in Senate

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ISLAMABAD, July 18 (APP): As many as two private members bills including the Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health (Amendment) Bill, 2016 were introduced in the Senate on Monday.

Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati moved the bill to amend the Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2010 [The Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace (Amendment) Bill, 2016] in the House.

Mshahid Hussain Syed also moved the bill further to amend the Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-smokers Health Ordinance, 2002 [ The Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health (Amendment) Bill, 2016] in the House.

Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani referred both the bills to the concerned Standing Committees for further deliberation.

Meanwhile, Senator Azam Khan Swati withdrew his two bills including the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the Senate (Election) (Amendment) Bill, 2016.