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Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014 approved

India Blooms News Service | | 02 Jul 2014, 10:56 pm
Islamabad, July 2 (IBNS): Pakistan's National Assembly on Wednesday approved the Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014, media reports said.
Speaker Ayaz Sadiq chaired Assembly session when the bill was tabled.
 
Federal Minister Zahid Hamid tabled the bill.
 
The Senate had unanimously approved the bill on June 30.
 
The bill will remain in effect for two years.
 
"According to the bill, prior to shooting a militant permission will need to be sought from a Grade 15 or equivalent officer. A person can be detained for 60 days and a warrant will not be required, however, a remand will be required from the judicial magistrate. Judicial magistrates will also be informed of the location of detention centres," Geo News reported.
 

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