The majority of the members expressed their concerns that the authority should not be given to one individual for implementation of Section 21 of the Bill

 
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Islamabad: Jan 18, 2020 (TNS): Senator Dr Shehzad Waseem however proposed that the bill may be passed in view of the requirements of FATF body as the case of Pakistan to be heard on 20th January 2020 and the government has to inform this enactment to FATF. The majority of the members expressed their concerns that the authority should not be given to one individual for implementation of Section 21 of the Bill. The Committee agreed to approve the Bill after undertaking by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs on behalf of the government who undertook that the Bill “The Mutual Legal Assistance (Criminal Matters) Bill, 2020” will be brought back to the House with amendments proposed by Senator M. Javed Abbasi and Senator Talha Mahmood on the Bill within 60 days. The Committee after consensus of all members and after undertaking by Senator Azam Khan Swati on the behalf of the government passed “The Mutual Legal Assistance (Criminal Matters) Bill, 2020”.
The Chairman Committee constituted a Sub-Committee with its head Senator Muhammad Javed Abbasi with two members to look into the long outstanding issueless and violation of CDA by laws in E/11,E12 and Kashmir Road. The sub-committee to hold meetings with the local inhabitants and the CDA authorities and report the issues, violation and action so far taken.