The committee unanimously passed the Anti-Terrorism (Second Amendment) Bill, 2014 without any amendment and now the bill will go to
He said that the government had assured the
Zia briefing the committee said that the bill would strengthen provisions relating to the offence of terrorism financing that covered all aspects of the offence at par with international standards. The bill provided for effective measures for law enforcement agencies to investigate such offences, he also said.
Under ATA 1997, the process of freezing of assets and accounts of proscribed organizations or persons for their involvement in terrorism was weak and this had been strengthened in this law,
He said that through the legislation the government would revise the list of proscribed organizations on periodic basis. The language in the law had been made consistent and harmonized that was not in the last one.
"The bill should be passed as we would not like
He, however, termed the briefing of the legal advisor quite satisfactory and remarked that the committee had no objection over its passage. The bill was lying pending with the committee since
FATF had placed
An The government had promulgated an ordinance to amend the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 was promulgated, but
The committee deferred an other anti-terrorism law, called Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2014 and sought a detailed briefing from NACTA as well as interior ministry in the next t meeting on
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