The Federal Government of Pakistan has approved the new law for Cyber Crime but still any law enforcement department not authorize to use this law. A hundreds of application regarding social media, electronic crime are still pending with FIA Cyber Crime Wing due to clarification of approved law.
A month ago the National Assembly and the Senate approved the said bill with the name “Prevention of Electric Crime Bill, 2016”.
In the chapter No 3 the law defined that the federal government will establish a new department for implementation of said law are assign the power’s to already establish department. In said law the Government also remove the 2002 Ordinance.
According to details the options have been granted to any law enforcement agency to implement the law passed by the federal government assigned.
The sources said the after the expiry of Electronic Act 2009, no other law available to handle the cyber, computer and electronic crimes but the NR3C wing of FIA managing the said crime with the using of Act 2009. The Ministry of IT wants to establish a new department for the implementation of said law but Ministry of Interior wants to implement the NR3C wing and implement through this wing. Here is another option that the implementation powers mu
The Sources said another opinion is also under process that according to the law the authority given corner FIA and police contributions.