SINDH ACT NO. I OF 2004

To amend the Sindh Private Educational Institutions
(Regulation and Control) Ordinance, 2001

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Sindh Private Educational Intuitions (Regulation and Control) Ordinance 2001, in the manner hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows: –

1. Short title and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Sindh Private Educational Institutions (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) Act, 2003 Amendment of section 2 of the Sindh Ordinance II of 2001

2 In the Sindh Private Educational Institutions (regulation and control) Ordinance, 2001 hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance in section 2 for clause (vii) the following shall be substituted.
(vii) “Registering Authority” means an officer or authority notified as such by Government.

3. Amendment of section 6 of the Sindh Ordinance II of 2001 In the said Ordinance, in section 6 in the provision
(a) for clause (ii) the following shall be substituted:
(ii) The fee structure of an institution shall be fixed with prior approval of Government
(ii-a) The institution shall provide and maintain required infrastructure including building class rooms, laboratory, library, play ground, canteen and safe-drinking water facilities;
(ii-b) The pay scales, allowance, leave and other benefits to be admissible to the teachers and other staff of an institution shall be commensurate with its fee structure.
(b) After clause (iii) the full stop at the end shall replaced by a semi-colon and thereafter the following new clauses shall be added: –
(iv) Curriculum taught in an institution shall be at least at par with the curriculum approved by Government for its schools and institutions; and
(v) The institution shall ensure teaching of the Sindh Language in accordance with the existing law and rules.

4. Amendment of section 7 of the Sindh Ordinance II of 2001 In the said Ordinance in section 7
(i) In sub-section (1) for the words ” the Registering Authority and for the purpose the Registering Authority or any person authorized by it may enter and the words Government or any officer – or authority authorized by it may “shall be substituted”.
(ii) sub-section (2) for the words The Registering Authority or the authorized person the words “Government or the authorized officer or authority” shall be substituted.

5. Amendment of section 8 of the Sindh ordinance II of 2001In the said Ordnance, in section 9, for the words ” Government and the orders passed by the Government” the words the Secretary Education and Literacy Department and the orders passed by him shall be substituted.

6 In the said Ordinance in section 10 for the Amendment words the Registering Authority” the word of section 10 “Government’ shall be substituted. Amendment of section 10 of the Sindh Ordinance II of 2001 In the said Ordinance in section 15 in the Amendment sub-section (2) Amendment of section 15 of the Sindh Ordinance II of 2001 For clauses (a) and (c) the following shall be substituted:-
(a) Criteria for registration of an institution:
(aa) Infrastructure including building, class rooms, laboratory, library, play ground, canteen and safe-drinking water facilities:
(b) Mode and procedure for monitoring and inspection of an institution:
(bb) The procedure to be followed for settlement of dispute arising between the parents or guardian of a student or teachers or other staff of an institution and its management.”

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