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Law Review Committee of NCSW

The Law Committee of NCSW is supported by Legal Experts, Eminent Lawers, Former Judges, Prominent Women Lawyers/Activitists

The major role of the committee is

  • Review  pending Bills/Laws before Parliament
  • Suggesting & drafting  Amendments in the existing laws
  • Recommending new initiatives for legislation

The following Bills/ Laws have been reviewed so far. They can be downloaded by clicking the respective title:

  1. Acid Crime & Prevention Bill 2010
  2. Blasphemy laws Act 2010
  3. NCSW Bill
  4. Domestic violence Bill 2011 ( ICT)
  5. Christian Marriage Act 1872
  6. Christian Divorce Act    1869
  7. Hindu Marriage Act 2011 ( pending in NA)
  8. Criminal Law Amendment Act 2011 ( issue of grant of Bail to Women)

The following New Bills have been proposed/prepared:

  1. The Pakistan Registration of Hindu Marriage Bill 2011
  2. Domestic Violence Bill ( ICT) 2011
  3. Domestic  Violence ( Criminal Law Amendment) Bill 2012
  4. Christian Marriages ( Amendment) bill 2012
  5. Christian Divorce ( Amendment)  bill 2012

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