A meeting of the Senate Committee on Delegated Legislation was held on Thursday at Parliament House, Islamabad. Chaired by Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, the meeting was attended by Senator Prof. Dr. Mehr Taj Roghani, Senator Rubina Khalid, Senator Keshoo Bai, Senator Syed Ali Zafar and senior officers from the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, Ministry of Aviation and Ministry of Law and Justice along with all concerned.
The Committee adopted reports of the sub-Committees and analysed sub-ordinate legislation of the attached departments of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training that included the Federal College of Education, the Federal Directorate of Education and the Inter-Board Committee . After detailed deliberation the Committee was of the view that no irregularities were found in the documentation of the Federal College of Education and Federal Directorate of Education. In the case of the Inter-Board Committee the Committee took strong notice of the position of present rules which were framed under the previous act which has been replaced by the Inter-Board Coordination Commission Act which has been gazette in April, 2023. The Committee recommended to revisit and align the previously drafted rules in accordance with the present Act and after re-drafting, the updated rules be shared with the Committee within a month.
Analysing sub-ordinate legislation of one the attached departments of the Ministry of Aviation, i.e. Airport Security Force, the Ministry endorsed a number of anomalies pointed out by the Committee and ensured to rectify and amend the rules, accordingly. Further the relevant rules of Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) were analyzed in detail and observation of the Committees were endorsed by the Ministry. The Committee was of the view that clarity regarding disciplinary control of the agency will be further discussed with the Ministry of Law & Justice in order to bring clarity to the future course of action.