1997) Sitting Days 165 Private Members
eligible(1) 261 Private Members
requesting a PMB 131 (50%) Requests by Private 390
ISLAMABAD, September 21, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The National Assembly on Tuesday admitted five private members
bills referring them to the standing committees concerned for further deliberations.
In May the Assembly established a 5 member Ombudsman Search Committee, composed of private members
from both the Government and the Official Opposition.
While considering Private Members
Bill titled, The Specific Relief (Amendment) Bill - 2008, Senator Wasim Sajjad said that the Bill aims at amending section 21 of the Specific Relief Act, 1877 whereby a contract relating to immovable property which is not in writing or is not registered cannot be specifically enforced including such contract in which time is of the essence and the time schedule has not been adhered to.
The Committee while considering the Private Members
Bill titled, The Members of Parliament (Salaries and Allowances) (Amendment) Bill, 2009 observed that representatives of the people do require recognition of their services and it is imperative that legislation should be done to extend some facilities to the retiring members of the parliament so that they may work for the country and its people even after their retirement.
Finally, suggestions for reform are offered as a means to ensure that Private Members
can properly perform their legislative function within the context of a parliamentary system which has traditionally shunned this practice.
Courier companies informed the Senate that there is no process prescribed in the act for selection or election of private members
A term of three years fixed for the private members
as opposed to the government members who hold permanent positions.
My SNP colleague Angus MacNeil MP's Private Members
Bill - the Refugee Family Reunion Bill - will soon have its Second Reading.
The reason the Council has risen is because it ran out of private members
Mhairi Black, 21, is pushing forward a private members
Bill at Westminster after seeing the "terrible effect" sanctions can have.
In fact, the Lok Sabha had voted against the introduction of a private members
bill by Tharoor for decriminalising homosexuality.