2 bills introduced in NA

Islamabad: Two bills were introduced in the National Assembly when it resumed sitting on Tuesday with Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi in the chair.

“The Census (Amendment) Bill, 2012” provides to amend the Census Ordinance, 1959. It was moved by Yasmeen Rehman.

“The Acid Throwing and Burn Crime Bill, 2012” provides to redress the acid throwing and burn crimes, which are increasing year by year and hundreds of women and children fall victim to this horrendous crime. It was moved by Dr. Attiya Inayatullah and others.

The chair referred the bills to the concerned Standing Committees.