The National Assembly Secretariat forwarded Army Act Amendment Bill 2023 and Cantonment Amendment Bill 2023 to President Arif Alvi for ratification on Wednesday.
Both the bills were passed by the National Assembly on Tuesday, while the Senate has already passed the bills.
On July 27, the Senate passed a bill proposing amendments to the Pakistan Army Act 1952.
The bill was moved by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and was rushed through without being referred to a standing committee.
According to the contents of the bill, unauthorized disclosure of information obtained in the interest of national security and interest in the official capacity will be severely punished for up to five years, the disclosure with the permission of the Army Chief or the empowered officer will not be punished.