Pakistan Army Act Amendment Bill 2020' introduced in National Assembly

Defense Minister Pervez Khattak introduced the 'Pakistan Army Act Amendment Bill 2020' in the National world ahmed
 Pakistan Army Act Amendment Bill 2020' introduced in National Assembly

A session of the National Assembly, chaired by Speaker Assad Qaiser, began, in which the Army Amendment Act was presented to the National Assembly as a supplementary agenda.current world news

The National Assembly also introduced the Pakistan Air Force Amendment Act 2020 and Pakistan Naval Amendment Act 2020, after which all three bills were forwarded to the Standing Committee on Defense.

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A copy of 'Pakistan Army Act Amendment Bill 2020' has surfaced

The term of the Army Chief and Chairman Joint Chiefs has been proposed for three years in the 'Pakistan Army Act Amendment Bill 2020'. A three-year extension will be given to the emergency situation and wider general interest.current world news

Important bills are not approved in 24 or 48 hours, Nawaz Sharif said

The term of employment on the Army Chief shall not apply to the Arbitration Rules, the appointment, reappointment or extension of the Army Chief will not be challenged in any court.

Other laws under this Act, the Regulations will be completely ineffective. In the event of any dispute, the applicable Pakistan Army Act Amendment Bill will be applicable.current world news

Army Act Amendment Bill will go to committee today, Promotion Naseem
Federal Law Minister Frogh Naseem has said that the Army Act Amendment Bill will go to committee today and it will be approved tomorrow.

All parties were briefed on Army Act Amendment Bill, Promotion Naseem

  He said the government has the right to go to court for review, and this option is intact.

The government accepts the principle position of the PPP, Bilawal
Earlier, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto told the media at the Parliament House that the government had accepted the principle of the PPP that the NAB and the economy could not go along.

PML-N does not take government-backed opposition into confidence: Bilawal

He said that if the government is coming to our position then sit down with us, not through ordinance, close the NAB by legislation, lock in, regulate accountability, end the tradition of revenge, exterminate NAB political. Finish.

The government and the opposition agree to approve amendments to the Army Act unanimously

It should be noted that the PML-N and the PPP supported the Army Act Amendment Bill on extension of the term of the Chief of Army Staff. The Government unanimously approved the amendment of the Army Act to extend the term of Army Chief. It was decided to contact the PML-N and other opposition parties.

In this regard, a delegation comprising Senate Leader of the House Shibli Faraz and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prime Minister Swati, headed by Defense Minister Pervez Khattak, met with PML-N leaders in the opposition leader's chamber. Former Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, former Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq and Rana Tanveer met with the government delegation.current world news

The government delegation requested the PML-N to support the Army Chief's term employment legislation.

The PML-N leadership said in its message that their party does not want to make the post of army chief controversial, so the party will unconditionally support amending the Army Act.

What is the government bill to amend the Army Act?
A copy of the Government Bill for amending the Army Act has come out, which according to this bill has been named as Pakistan Army Act Amendment Bill 2020.

According to a copy of the bill, a new chapter has been added to the Army Act, which has been named the appointment of Army Chief and Chairman Joint Chiefs.

The bill has fixed the Army Chief's deployment period to 3 years; upon completion of his term of Army Chief, he will be given 3 years extension.

The bill states that a new deployment or extension of the Army Chief will be made by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister, the Prime Minister's advice will determine the wider national interest and emergency situation.

According to the bill, the appointment, reappointment and extension of the army chief will not be challenged in court, the retirement age will not apply to the army chief.

The bill states that the Joint Chiefs will be appointed for three years from the Pakistan Army, Air Force and Navy. The Chairman Joint Chiefs will also be appointed by the Prime Minister on the advice of the Prime Minister.

The bill further states that the same law would apply even if the Chairman Joint Chiefs were with the Pakistan Army.

The bill also said that the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee would also be given a three-year extension, while the application of the same law would continue in case of any dispute.