Federal cabinet meeting approved 6 new laws through ordinance including NAB law 1999 amendments

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Federal cabinet meeting approved 6 new laws through ordinance including NAB law 1999 amendments

*ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved amendments in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) law 1999 and Benami Transaction Act 2017.*

The federal cabinet met in Islamabad, here today, with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair. The meeting discussed twelve point agenda and also discussed opposition’s Azadi March. The meeting was also briefed over the recent PM’s visit to Saudi Arabia.

The matters related to current situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir and prices of essential commodities were also discussed in the meeting.

The meeting approved six new laws through ordinance, which include amendments in NAB aw 1999 and Benami Transaction Act 2017, formation of Legal and Justice Authority and the Code of Conduct for the higher judiciary ordinance was also approved.

According to the amendment in the NAB law 1999, suspect facing corruption charges of rs.50 million will be provided C class facilities in the jail.

The suspect would also be entitled for the same class facilities during trial and investigation of the charges.

Earlier on October 1, the federal cabinet meeting had approved the first ever e-commerce policy of the country.

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