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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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Sindh 24th Session Report

The Sindh Assembly passed 13 bills and adopted nine resolutions during its 24th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its session report based on direct observation of proceedings of the Sindh Assembly. Out of 16 bills on list of business during the session, the House passed 13 government bills of which seven were…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Sindh 23rd Session Report

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh considered heavy legislative business during its 23rd  session – longest session of 3rd parliamentary year of the 14th Provincial Assembly – comprising 21 sittings, started on January 15 and ended on March 4, 2016, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report. The House passed eight…

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Provincial Assembly of Sindh 22nd Session Report

The adoption of a government resolution to decide the future of Rangers in Sindh province amidst howls of opposition parties remained highlighted subject in the House during 22nd session of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh. The House adopted a government resolution regarding ratification to Article 147 of the Constitution of Pakistan that was intended to empower the paramilitary forces to…

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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: 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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