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The Pakistan Nursing Council (Amendment) Act, 2023:

Parliament has passed a new act called the Pakistan Nursing Council (Amendment) Act, 2023 to amend the Pakistan Nursing Council Act, 1973 (XXVI of 1973). The Act of 1973 has been substantially amended by adding more than 28 new amendments through the new Act of 2023. The purpose of the new amendment Act is to regulate the nursing profession more efficiently. In this regard a Council has been established by insertion of section 3 whereas section3A provides for powers and functions thereto. ย  Click to Download

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Non-Banking Finance Companies and Notified Entities Regulations, 2008

Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan through S.R.O. 1203(I)/2008 has notified Regulations, 2008 for None banking finance companies and notified entities for purposes such as leasing, investmentfinance services, housing finance services, asset management services and investment advisoryservices and their business activities. click to download  

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The Lawyers Welfare and Protection Act, 2023.

The Lawyers Welfare and Protection Act, 2023, is targeted to ensure that the lawyers execute their legal responsibilities free of undue influence and duress. An act of violence against a lawyer has been made none-bailable offence through this Act and specific procedure as to how commence trail thereto has also been incorporated.ย  It also provides for welfare package to the lawyers such as health facilities, financial Facilities and shuhada Package. Click to Download

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Parliament enacts Bill to regulate Supreme Court Procedure

This week, the Pakistani Parliament has enacted a Bill to regulate the Practice and Procedure of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. The Bill will become effective once it is signed by the President. Even if the President chooses not to sign it, it will become effective after 14 days. The legality of the Bill is being hotly debated and is likely to be come up for adjudication soon. [embeddoc url=”https://www.lawandpolicychambers.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Supreme-Court-Practice-and-Procedure-Bill-1.pdf”]

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