Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: 21st Session Report

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed seven bills and adopted six resolutions during its 21st session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on direct observation of the Sindh Assembly. The House passed seven bills – six government and one private. One private bill was introduced in the House while a government bill and another private bill appearing on the agenda were not considered during the session.

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2013 – 2014

The first parliamentary year of the 14th Sindh Assembly was marked by heavy treasury-backed legislation amid protests, a lackluster government oversight in the absence of standing committees and lawmakers’ minimal participation during the question hours. A shift in trend was observed compared to the preceding year as lawmakers actively tabled agenda and utilized calling attention notices to question the government.

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2012 – 2013

The fifth parliamentary year in the Sindh Assembly was marked by the passage of 47 bills – 43 government and four private member bills. Most of the bills (40) were passed in the last session of the fifth parliamentary year. These included five government and two private member bills to increase salaries, allowances, and other…

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: Annual Report 2011 – 2012

FAFEN observations of the Sindh Assembly’s proceedings are recorded on a standardized form based on the objective rules of parliamentary procedure. This information is included in the PW database maintained at the FAFEN Secretariat. The analysis is compiled in the form of daily fact-sheets and session-wise reports, which are disseminated to the general public, media, and civil society organizations, parliamentarians, political parties and other relevant organizations and institutions.

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: 36th Session (Budget Session) Report

The passage of the budget 2012-13 in the Sindh Assembly was swift and unperturbed – the entire membership being on the treasury benches. In this 36th session, the legislators spent 72% of the total time debating the budget. The Finance Minister presented the budget during the third sitting in a speech that lasted an hour…

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: 35th Session Report

Low attendance of Members, late starts, Points of Order interrupting regular proceedings and a brief discussion on law and order marked the Sindh Assembly’s 35th session. Following the Supreme Court verdict in the contempt case, the House adopted a Resolution reposing confidence in the Prime Minister.

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: 34th Session Report

The Sindh Assembly passed five Government Bills during the 34th session, held from 29th February to 22nd March 2012. The session comprised 14 daily sittings and lasted 28 hours and 45 minutes. On average, each of these sittings lasted for an hour and 36 minutes, and started late by 85 minutes.

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: 33rd Session Report

A three-year-old Bill on domestic violence against women and children was deferred during the 33rd session of the Sindh Assembly. The Domestic Violence (prevention and protection) Bill 2008 was presented by a female Private Member more than three years ago and covers physical, sexual, emotional, social, economic and psychological abuse committed by a person against…

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Provincial Assembly of the Sindh: 32nd Session Report

After successfully observing the proceedings of the National Assembly, FAFEN has started observation of the provincial assemblies – Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan – and the Senate. This report is based on FAFEN’s direct observation of the 32th session of the Sindh Assembly, which was held between December 16, 2011 and January 26, 2012.

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