No. I of 2007
An ordinance to amend the national
database and registration authority ordinance, 2000
WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the National Database and Registration Authority Ordinance, 2000 (VIII of 20000), 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 National Database and Registration Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 2007.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Amendment of section 3, Ordinance VIII of 2000.-(1) In the National Database and Registration Authority Ordinance, 2000 (VIII of 2000), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, in section 3,-.
a) In sub-section (3),-
(i) after the word “and” the words “not less than” shall be inserted: and
(ii) In the proviso, for the full stop at the end a colon shall be added, namely:-
“Provided further that the Federal Government may, from time to time, by notification in the official Gazette, increase or decrease the number of members and prescribe mode of their appointment as it may deem fit”.
(b) in sub-section (5), for the words “such shorter term not exceeding one year”, the words “a similar term or terms” shall be substituted; and
(c) in sub-section (8), for the colon, a full stop shall be substituted and the provision shall be omitted.
3. Amendment of section 42, Ordinance VIII of 2000.- In the said Ordinance, in section 42, for the words, commas, figures and brackets “Wealth Tax Act, 1963 (XV of 1963), the Income Tax Ordinance, 1979 (XXXI of 1979)” the words, comma, figures and brackets “Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 (XLIX of 2001)” shall be constituted.
4. Amendment of section 43, Ordinance VIII of 2000.- In the said Ordinance, in section 43,-
(a) in the marginal note, for the figures and word’ XXIII of 1969” the figures and word “XCI of 2002” shall be substituted: and
(b) for the figures, brackets and word “1969 (XXIII of 1969)” the figures, brackets and word “2002 (XCI to 2002)” shall be substituted.