Sindh Assembly Passes Four Bills, Adopts 13 Resolutions

Points of Order consume 11% of Proceedings Private Member’s Agenda remains unaddressed ISLAMABAD, 19 May 2017:  The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed four bills and adopted thirteen resolutions during 32nd session that comprised 17 sittings held between April 12, 2017 and May 18, 2017. The House did not take up more than half (53%) of…

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Sindh Assembly Overlooks Procedural Requirements to Pass Most of Bills

Passes 142 legislative proposals including 10 Private Members’ Bills Ruling party fulfills less than one third promises committed in 2013 Election Manifesto Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill, 2016 and Hindus Marriage Bill among important provincial legislations No legislation done in justice system, policing and civil services, inclusion of youth in policy-making, women empowerment, regulation…

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Sindh Assembly Witnesses Heavy Legislative Agenda

ISLAMABAD, April 2, 2017: The Sindh Assembly witnessed heavy legislative agenda during four-sitting 31st session with the consideration and passage of seven pieces of legislation. The House also formed two committees to review the health policy and revise the salaries of lawmakers. Among important parliamentary figures, the Chief Minister, the Speaker and the Leader of…

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Women Contribute More Than 50% Agenda in Sindh Assembly

KARACHI, March 28, 2017: The contribution of women lawmakers in enriching the agenda of the Sindh Assembly is not less than the performance of their female colleagues in other provincial assemblies of the country, as they contributed more than 50 percent of the agenda on the floor of the House during the last three and…

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Sindh PA Passes Four Bills, Adopts Six Resolutions amid Low Attendance

Five Private Motions, 23 Motions to Amend Assembly rules remain unaddressed ISLAMABAD: Marked by low interest of lawmakers, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh adopted six resolutions on various issues of public importance and passed four bills, including an important legislative proposal to ensure citizens access to public information during six sittings of the 30th session,…

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Sindh Lawmakers Pass Bill against Child Labor, Violence

Sindh Lawmakers Pass Bill against Child Labor, Violence

Provincial Assembly Gives Approval to Seven Bills, Adopts 12 Resolutions ISLAMABAD: Marked by low attendance of lawmakers, the Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed seven bills, including an important legislative proposal to protect children from underage labor and corporal punishments and adopted 12 resolutions during 12 sittings of the reporting session. The opposition benches tried to…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Sindh 28th Session Report

Sindh Assembly Passes Three Bills, Adopts Nine Resolutions ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed three bills including the legislation to protect minority rights by imposing restrictions on underage conversion of the religion and adopted nine resolutions on various subjects amid low attendance of lawmakers during its 28th session. The demand for implementation on laws…

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Sindh Assembly 27th Session: Governance, the most deliberated issue

22 Private Motions Seeking Amendments to Rules of Procedure Remain Unaddressed The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed five treasury bills and adopted eight resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers during its 27th session, while the issue of governance remained the most deliberated issue, followed by provincial development and law and order situation in the province.…

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76 Lawmakers Remain Silent During Budget Deliberations

Nearly 46% of the lawmakers did not contribute in the budget debate during Sindh Assembly’s 25th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its session report. Provincial Minister for Finance tabled the Sindh Finance Bill, 2016 during the first sitting which was passed by the House in the 11th sitting after discussion on the provincial budget for…

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2015 – 2016

The third parliamentary year of the 14th Sindh Assembly was characterized by active treasury-backed legislation as 28 government bills were passed and 36 resolutions – mainly dealing with governance, education and health issues – were adopted. The House assembled in five sessions starting on June 13, 2015 and ending on May 3, 2016. These sessions…

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