Panama Leaks Probe Govt Decides To Amend Commissions Of Inquiry Act 1956

The government has decided to amend Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1956 for probing Panama Leaks, which revealed offshore holdings of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family, Media reported.

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Panama Leaks probe Govt decides to amend Commissions of Inquiry Act 1956

According to sources, the government has finalized a new bill which is likely to be tabled in National Assembly this month. The proposed inquiry commission to investigate Panama Papers would have more powers under the amended act, the sources said. 

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The inquiry commission would be empowered to take also take action and have the case registered, they added.