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Senate Rejects PEMRA Amendment Bill 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Senate of Pakistan has rejected PEMRA Amendment Bill 2020 with majority.

The Senate resumed its session at Parliament House with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in the chair.

The Senate passed “The Pakistan Environmental Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2020”.The Bill was moved by Senator Faisal Javed Khan. The Bill aims to amend the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act 1997.

Twelve bills were also introduced.

The bills include “The Guardian and Wards (Amendment) Bill, 2020,” “The Public Complaints (Removal of Grievance) Bill, 2020,” “The Islamabad Rent Restriction (Amendment) Bill, 2020,” “The Right of Access to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2020,” “The Islamabad Women University Islamabad Bill, 2020,” “The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2020,” “The Pakistan Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2020,” “The Islamabad Educational Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, 2021,” “The Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Bill, 2021,” “The West Pakistan maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2021, “The General Clauses (Amendment) Bill, 2021”and “The criminal laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020.

The chair referred the bills to the Senate standing committees concerned.

The House today also passed five resolutions.