Rewaj Act to take place of FCR: Sirtaj Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz here on Friday has said that Rewaj Act would replace black law of colonial period Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR) has been prepared which would be presented in the National Assembly before its enforcement.
Speaking in the House after putting the report of the committee on FATA Reforms, 2016 in the National Assembly, he said it was an important matter which needed to be debated in this August house.
Sartaj Aziz said the Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa government has also been taken board and the Prime Minister has also decided to make the report public.
He said the Prime Minister had constituted the committee in November in November last year which took eight months to deliberate on it.
He said the committee visited all the seven agencies of FATA and met cross sections of the society including FATA elders, representatives, and civil society members.

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