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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