Pakistani senate rejects the crucial bill linked with FATF and Anti Terrorism Bill

Senate on Wednesday rejected the Anti-Terrorism Act (amendment) Bill, 2020.

This is the third Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related legislation to have been blocked by the opposition-dominated upper house. The bill was tabled by Senator Sajjad Hussain Turi.

According to the bill, the investigating officer, with the permission of the court, can conduct operations within 60 days to detect terrorism funding, track communications and computer system...