Legislation: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
The “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2014” was drafted by the Provincial Government. Finally after the proposed amendments, the act has been passed on 5th February 2017 in the KP Assembly, “THE KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA FREE COMPULSORY PRIMARY ANDSECONDARY EDUCATION ACT, 2017”. The implementation of this Act will make all five to sixteen year old children residing in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province eligible for free and compulsory education by law.
THE KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA FREE COMPULSORY PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT, 2017
Under the 25th Constitutional Amendment, passed by the Parliament on 24th May, 2018 and assented by the President of Pakistan on 31st May, 2018 FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been merged.