Rewaj Bill finalized as per FATA people’s desires: Zahid Hamid


—Radio Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid says Rewaj Bill 2017 has been finalized in line with the wishes of the people of FATA.

In a statement, he said the Prime Minsiter has approved the introduction of the Tribal Areas Rewaj Bill, 2017 in the National Assembly.

The Minister said the proposed law will give full protection to the traditions of the tribal people as well as bringing them in the national mainstream by introducing normal system.

He said proper judicial system will be introduced, wherein the role of tribal jirga has been duly legalized.

The black provisions of Fronter Crimes Regulations are proposed to be deleted and all fundamental rights are to be provided effectively.

Zahid Hamid said another important recommendation is allocation of three percent of the federal divisible pool on annual basis for FATA for ten years in addition to existing Public Sector Development Programme allocation of twenty-one billion rupees.—Radio Pakistan