ISLAMABAD: In an effort to counter the growing terrorism in the country, the federal cabinet has approved amendments in anti-terrorism laws and introduced a “Fair Trial Act” on Wednesday, reported Express News.
The Fair Trial Act will allow for admission of electronic evidence in the court of law. The bill will also allow action to be taken against those who use emails and SMSs to harass people.
The bill is expected to be presented in the National Assembly later today for approval.
During the session, the cabinet also approved a bill calling for an increase in minority seats in the national and provincial assemblies.