Proposal of NAB Amendment Ordinance 2019 forwarded to PM Office

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Ministry of Law and Justice on Friday has sent the proposal of National Accountability Bureau Amendment Ordinance 2019 to Prime Minister (PM) Office.

The summary will be presented in the Federal Cabinet meeting for approval after which, it will be forwarded to President Arif Alvi for further process.

The proposal stated that the anti-graft watchdog will be able to take action against corruption of over 500 million rupees. No action will be launched against government employees in case of departmental deficiencies, it read.

The proposal further added that the assets of government workers cannot be seized unless directed by the court and if NAB inquiry is incomplete after three months, the detained public servant will have right of bail.