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Controversial Cyber Crime Bill will become a Law next week

Muneeb Ahmad Written by Muneeb Ahmad · 35 sec read>

Anusha Rahman, the State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, has said that the Cyber Crime Bill will be a full-fledged law by next week. The law will incorporate the proposed recommendations and will help curb the menace of cyber crimes.

“The amended Bill will be presented to the National Assembly on August 1 (Monday) and we expect an easy sail for it to become a law”, said Anusha Rehman.

As per the legislative proceedings of passing a law, the bill in its amended form will move back from Senate to the lower house before it gains a legal status. The Cyber Crime Bill will be presented in the National Assembly on August 1, Monday.

The Cyber Crime Bill or to be more particular the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2015, was approved by the National Assembly about a couple of months ago. Despite being deemed controversial, it was adopted by the Senate a couple of days ago and was finally approved by the Senate yesterday.

Source —Business Recorder

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