Laws Review Committee Reviews Cyber Crimes Bill

Laws Review Committee reviews Cyber Crimes Bill

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 1st Augst,2016) : Laws Review Committee reviewed the Cyber Crimes Bill, which had been passed by the Senate, with a number of amendments. The meeting of the Laws Review Committee, chaired by Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar was held at PM House on Monday. It was decided that the Bill would be presented to the National Assembly during the current session, for its consideration, said a statement issued by Ministry of Finance.

The Committee also discussed the impending legislation related to INGOs and decided that the draft be finalized soon, so that the Bill could be presented to the Parliament for enactment. Members of the committee also had an exchange of views on different proposals for bringing about improvements in the legislative procedures. Federal Minister for Law, Zahid Hamid, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid, Minister of State for Information Technology, Anusha Rehman Khan, Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Ali and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Law, Barrister Zafarullah Khan attended the meeting.