President gives assent to bills passed by Parliament

President gives assent to bills passed by Parliament

ISLAMABAD: The President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi has accorded assent to the bills that were passed by the National Assembly – Parliament on November 17, 2021, a statement said on Wednesday.

On the summaries initiated by National Assembly Secretariat and on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President of Pakistan has accorded his assent to the following Bills, in terms of Article 75 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973:-

(i) The Privatization Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(ii) The Port Qasim Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(iii) The Islamabad Capital Territory Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill, 2021

(iv) The International Court of Justice (Review and Re-Consideration) Bill, 2021

(v) The SBP Banking Services Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(vi) The Corporate Restructuring Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(vii) COVID-19 (Prevention of Hoarding) Bill, 2021

(viii) The Anti-Rape (Investigation and Trial) Bill, 2021

(ix) The Islamabad Capital Territory Charities Registration, Regulation and Facilitation Bill, 2021

(x) The Islamabad Rent Restriction (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xi) The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xii) The Federal Public Service Commission (Validation of Rules), Bill, 2021

(xiii) The Loans for Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Purposes Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xiv) The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xv) The Islamabad Capital Territory Food Safety Bill, 2021

(xvi) The Emigration (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xvii) The Pakistan Academy of Letters (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xviii) The Gwadar Port Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xix) The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xx) The Maritime Security Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xxi) The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xxii) The Financial Institutions (Secured Transactions) (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xxiii) The University of Islamabad Bill, 2021

(xxiv) The Al-Karam International Institute Bill, 2021

(xxv) The National College of Arts Institute Bill, 2021

(xxvi) The Hyderabad Institute for Technology and Management Sciences Bill, 2021

(xxvii) Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xxviii) The Provincial Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xxix) The Unani, Ayurvedic and Homeopathic Practitioners (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xxx) The Muslim Family Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021

(xxxi) The Muslim Family Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2021

The above Bills have been passed by the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) under clause (3) of Article 70 of the Constitution in joint sitting held on November 17, 2021.