Senate passes “The Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill, 2017”


The Upper House of the Parliament, on Friday, passed “The Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill, 2017.” The bill was presented by the Minister of State for Interior Baligh-Ur-Rehman on behalf of Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in the Senate, further to amend the Illegal Dispossession Act, 2005 [The Illegal Dispossession (Amendment) Bill, 2017].

Earlier, Baligh-Ur-Rehman in a briefing on the bill informed the house that the amendments were aimed at the forcible dispossession of any owner or occupier of any property.

He said that the heinous crime of illegal dispossession was largely committed by the builders.