On Monday (06), the Supreme Court concluded the hearings on the 19th Amendment
to the Constitution, which principally seeks the reduction of executive powers of the Presidency and restoration of independent commissions.
Asfandyar Wali Khan and other members of the delegation congratulated the Prime Minister on the Passage of the 19th Amendment
Colombo, April 10 -- Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa announced in Parliament yesterday that the Supreme Court had determined that two clauses of the Bill titled 19th Amendment
to the Constitution " which was presented on March 24, complies with the provisions of article 82 (1) of the constitution and two clauses in the amendment needed the approval of the people at a referendum and the rest thereof required a two-thirds majority for its passage.
The petitioner, Shahid Orakzai, in his plea, objected to an amendment incorporated through 19th Amendment
, regarding meeting of expenditures that would be incurred upon the IHC.
On this juncture Maulana Fazalur Rehman appreciated Dr Fehmida Mirzas role for approving 19th amendment
bill from National Assembly.
Meanwhile, the National Executive Council, which met on Thursday after a hiatus of a few weeks, agreed to take the 19th Amendment
for vote in Parliament on April 10.
PESHAWAR, January 02, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Senior Minister Rahimdad Khan said on Sunday that 19th amendment
has averted constitutional confrontation and would strengthen democratic institutions in the country.
Colombo, March 16 -- The cabinet, which had a special meeting yesterday (on Sunday 15th March), has approved the draft bill on the 19th Amendment
to the constitution and will submit it to Parliament for approval, but there is no unanimity on the date regarding the dissolution of the present Parliament on April 23.
KARACHI, January 01, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Law minister Babar Awan has said steps have been taken with regard to judicial commission in line with the reference sent by the supreme court to the parliament after 19th amendment
has been signed.