THE
PAKISTAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (THIRD AMENDMENT)
ORDINANCE, 1996.
ORDINANCE CVIII OF 1996

2nd November, 1996

An Ordinance to amend the Pakistan
Environmental Protection Ordinance, 1983

No.F.2(1)/96 Pub., dated 2 11 1996. The following Ordinance made by the President is hereby published for general information:

Whereas it is expedient to amend the Pakistan Environmental Protection Ordinance, 1983 (XXXVII of 1983) for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

And whereas the National Assembly is not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:

1. Short title and commencement. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Pakistan Environmental Protection (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 1996.
(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect from the second day of September, 1996.

2. Amendment of section 3, Ordinance XXXVII of 1983. In the Pakistan Environmental Protection Ordinance, 1983 (XXXVII of 1983), in section 3, in subsection (1), for clause (i) the following shall be substituted, namely:
“(i) the Prime Minister of Pakistan or such other person of repute as the Prime Minister may nominate in this behalf …………..Chairperson. ”