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Nine bills introduced in Senate, including four pertaining to transgender persons

Senate resumed its session at the Parliament House in Islamabad on Monday afternoon with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in the chair.

Nine bills were introduced in the House, including four bills relating to rights of the transgender persons.

These bills include: “The Right to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2022”, “The Tosha Khana (Management and Regulation) Bill, 2022”, “The Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2022”, “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2022” [Amendment of Article 62], “The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2022” [Amendment of Articles 215, 218 and 228] and “The Khunsa Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2022.” Three bills titled “The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) (Amendment) Bill, 2022” were also introduced in the Senate.

The chair referred the bills to the standing committees concerned.

Meanwhile, the House passed “The National Commission on the Rights of Child (Amendment) Bill, 2022”, “The Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Bill, 2022” and “The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council Bill, 2022.”

The House also passed “The National Assembly Secretariat Employees (Amendment) Bill, 2022.”

The House will now meet at 4 pm on Tuesday.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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