LAHORE: Governor Balighur Rehman on Tuesday approved 14 bills sent to him by the Punjab Assembly in public interest.

The assented bills include the Punjab Road Safety Authority Bill 2022, Punjab Procurement Regulatory Authority (amendment) Bill 2020, Punjab Finance (amendment) Bill 2021, Punjab Wildlife Protection, Preservation, Conservation and Management (amendment) Bill 2021, Punjab General Provident Investment Fund (amendment) Bill 2021, Punjab Irrigation, Drainage and Rivers Bill 2021, Punjab Shops and Establishment (amendment) Bill 2021, Punjab Women Hostels Authority Bill 2021, Provincial Motor Vehicles (amendment) Bill 2022, Punjab Pension Fund (amendment) Bill 2021, Lahore University of Biological And Applied Sciences Bill 2022, Punjab Home Based Workers Bill 2021, Punjab Urban Immovable Property Tax (amendment) Bill 2021 and Punjab Alternate Dispute Resolution (amendment) Bill 2023.

Notwithstanding that the assent has been accorded in public interest, the Governor’s Secretariat reiterated the advice to submit the bills by adopting a proper procedure and channel to the Punjab Assembly Secretariat.

Published in Dawn, January 25th, 2023

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