After getting passed from both Senate and National Assembly, the Cyber Crime Bill is today enacted after President of Pakistan signed the bill it into law, we have checked.
According to official source, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, President of Pakistan has signed the cyber crime bill to make it a law across Pakistan.
Legislation on the subject of cyber crimes i.e., Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 (PECA) was passed by the National Assembly on August 11, 2016, declaring offenses in respect of information systems and data commonly known as cyber crimes.
The rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act would be framed by Federal Government.
The proposed law faced many hindrances before passing from the Parliament, however, it was latter passed after amendments.
Since the bill has been passed and cyber crime law is now Enacted, cases relating to bill will be prosecuted as per prescribed law.