Acting President Farooque H. Naik has amended the presidential ordinance of the Anti-Terrorism Act, which will be effective immediately. The duration of remand has been increased from 30 days to 90 days in the amended ordinance of the anti-terrorism act. Interior Minister Rehman Malik told media that the amendment basically focussed on curbing terrorism but human rights also given proper consideration in the law. The amended law would not affect the powers of the investigation officer, he added.