ORDINANCE NO. VI OF 2006
22nd April, 2006
Further to amend the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999
F. No. 2 (1)/2006-Pub.?The following Ordinance promulgated by the President is hereby published for General information :
WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 (XVIII of 1999), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
AND WHEREAS the President of Pakistan has accorded sanction for the proposed amendment in terms of clause (2) of Article 268 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan;
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 National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance, 2006.
(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on 3rd day of April, 2006.
2. Amendment of Section 7, Ordinance XVIII of 1999.?In the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 (XVIII of 1999), in section 7, in
(a) for the words ?a Deputy Chairman? the words ?two Deputy Chairmen? shall be substituted; and
(b) for the words ?The Deputy Chairman? the words ?The Deputy Chairmen? shall be substituted.