FAFEN Parliament Monitor – 4th Session Provincial Assembly of Punjab Report

The fourth session of Punjab Assembly was marked by passage of six bills including the Local Government Bill 2013 amid protests and walkouts, says FAFEN Parliament Monitor – 4th Session Provincial Assembly of Punjab report. The session also witnessed the passage of opposition-backed resolution against drone attacks. Thirty-eight legislators debated the local government bill in…

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Provincial Assembly of the Punjab: Annual Report 2012 – 2013

As the Punjab Assembly grappled with the question of creating new provinces in the fifth parliamentary year, it passed bills to set up universities and curtail the trend of protracted litigation in disposing of land cases as part of the reforms package the provincial government announced for women, besides adopting the federal laws on the subjects devolved to the provinces under the 18th constitutional amendment. Overall the focus of legislation was education, women empowerment and the matters related to land and property.

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Provincial Assembly of the Punjab: Annual Report 2011 – 2012

Amid national security concerns, poor law and order situation within the province, and demands for new provinces, the Punjab Assembly met for eight sessions between September 2011 and May 2012. Amendments to federal level laws to suit provincial needs were a high priority on the agenda in the post -18th constitutional amendment scenario. The proceedings were marked by frequent tussles between…

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