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NA passes bill against abuse of minors

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ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Thursday passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2015 aimed at protecting children from cruel treatment. The salient features if the proposed Act included the minimum age of criminal responsibility has been raised from seven to 10 years and the upper age limit from 12-14 years, protection of children from cruel […]

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Performance of human rights ministry deemed unsatisfactory

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ISLAMABAD: Members of a Senate standing committee expressed their dissatisfaction over the performance of the Ministry of Human Rights. At a meeting of the committee on Thursday to discuss the performance of the ministry, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights Senator Mohammad Javed Abbasi of the PML-N said, “It saddens me […]

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