ORDINANCE XXII OF 1961
18th September 1961
An Ordinance to re-constitute and re-organize the University of the Punjab
No. Leg. 3 (22)/61.-The following Ordinance by the Governor of West Pakistan is hereby published for general Information :-
Preamble.-Whereas it is expedient to re-constitute and re-organize the University of the Punjab for the purposes of improving the teaching and research provided thereby and the administration thereof.
Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Presidential Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958 and having received the previous instructions of the President, the Governor of West Pakistan is pleased, in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, to make and promulgate the following Ordinance :-
1. Short title and commencement.-(1) This Ordinance may be called the West Pakistan (University of the Punjab) Ordinance, 1961.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Definitions.-In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions shall have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say—-
(a) “Academic Council” means the Academic Council of the University ;
(b) “Affiliated College” means a degree college affiliated to the University ;
(c) “Authority” means any of the Authorities of the University specified in section 14 ;
(d) “College” means an affiliated College or constituent College;
(e) “constituent College” means a degree college maintained by the University ;
(f) “Government” means the Government of West Pakistan ;
(g) “prescribed” means prescribed by Statutes, University Ordinances, Regulations or Rules ;
(h) “Principal” means the Head of a College;
(i) “professional College” means a college in which instruction is provided only for courses of study leading to any degree of the University in any professional subject and which is recognised as a professional College under this Ordinance.
Explanation.-In this Ordinance “professional subject” means any of the following subjects, namely, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Commerce, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Home Economics or any other subject prescribed by Statutes In this behalf;
(j) “registered graduate” means a graduate of the University whose name is entered in a register maintained by the University for this purpose ;
(k) “Statutes”, “University Ordinances”, “Regulations” and “Rules”, means respectively, the Statutes, University Ordinances, Regulations and Rules made under this Ordinance and for the time being In force ;
(l) “Syndicate” means the Syndicate of the University ;
(m) “Teacher” means Professor, -Reader, Lecturer or any other person Imparting instruction in any College or Teaching Department ;
(n) “Teaching Department” means a Teaching Department established and maintained or recognised by the University ;
(o) “University” means the University of the Punjab as reconstituted under this Ordinance ;
(p) “University Teacher” means a Teacher appointed or recognised as such by the University.
3. Incorporation.-(1) The University of the Punjab shall be reconstituted at Lahore in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.
(2) The University shall consist of the Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor and members of the Syndicate and the Academic Council, who shall be called Fellows of the University.
(3) The University shall be a body corporate by the name of the University of the Punjab and shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued by the said name.
(4) The University shall be competent to acquire and hold property, both movable and immovable, to lease, sell or otherwise transfer any movable and immovable property which may have become vested in or been acquired by it and to contract and to do all other things necessary for the purpose of this Ordinance.
4. Passing of property and rights to the University as reconstituted.—-All properties, rights and interests of whatever kind, used, enjoyed, possessed, owned by, vested in, or held in trust by or for the University of the Punjab as constituted under the Punjab University Act of 1954 and all liabilities legally subsisting against the said University shall pass to the University reconstituted under this Ordinance-
5. Powers of the University.-The University shall have the powers-
(i) to provide for instruction in such branches of learning as the University may think fit, and to make provisions for research and advancement and dissemination of knowledge ;
(ii) to hold examinations, confer degrees, diplomas, certificates, licences, titles and marks of honour on persons who-
(a) have pursued a course of study in the University or in a College and have passed the examinations of the University under prescribed conditions or
(b) are admitted under prescribed conditions to the examinations of the University and have passed the examinations;
(iii) to confer degrees and other academic distinctions on persons who have carried on independent research under prescribed conditions ;
(iv) to confer honorary degrees or other academic distinctions on persons approved in the prescribed manner;
(v) to admit colleges to the privileges of the University under prescribed conditions ;
(vi) to inspect Colleges ;
(vii) to co-operate with other universities and authorities in such manner and for such purposes as the University may determine ;
(viii) to institute Professorships, Readerships, Lecturerships and any other teaching or administrative posts required by the University and to appoint persons to such posts ;
(ix) to recognize persons as Teachers of the University and Colleges;
(x) to institute and award Fellowships, Scholarships, Exhibitions, Bursaries, .Medals and other awards in accordance with prescribed conditions; ,
(xi) to establish Teaching Departments, Colleges, Institutes and Halls and to make such arrangements for their maintenance, management and administration as it may determine ;
(xii) to demand and to receive such fees and other charges as may be prescribed ;
(xiii) to supervise and control the residence and discipline of students of the University and affiliated Colleges and to make arrangements for promoting their health and general welfare;
(xiv) to receive grants, bequests, trusts, gifts, donations, endowments and other contributions, made to the University for specific purposes ; and
(xv) to do such other acts and things, whether incidental to the powers aforesaid or not, as may be requisite in order to—
(a) further the objects of the University as an examining, teaching and research body especially regarding dissemination and advancement of knowledge; and
(b) cultivate and promote Arts, Sciences and other branches of learning.
6. Jurisdiction of University.-(1) The University shall exercise the powers conferred on it by or under this Ordinance within the territorial limits and In respect of the institutions over which the University of the Punjab was exercising its powers under the Punjab University Act of 1954, immediately before the promulgation of this ordinance;
Provided that Government may by general or special order modify the extent and scope of the aforesaid powers of the University with regard to such territorial limits or institutions.
(2) No educational institution situated within the territorial limits of the University, shall, save with the consent of the University and the sanction of Government, be associated in any way with, or seek admission to any privileges of any other university established by law.
(3) Any educational institution situated anywhere outside the territorial limits of the University, may, with the sanction of Government, apply to the University for being admitted to the privileges of the University, and such institution may, subject to such conditions and restrictions as the University and Government think fit to impose, be admitted to the privileges of the University.
7. University open to all classes and creeds.-No person shall be excluded from membership of any of the Authorities of the University or from admission to any degree or course of study on the sole ground of sex, race, creed or class, and it shall not be lawful for the University to adopt or impose on any person any test whatsoever relating to religious belief or profession in order to entitle him to be admitted thereto as a Teacher or student or to hold any office therein or to graduate thereat, or to enjoy or exercise any privileges thereof, except where in respect of any particular benefaction accepted by the University such tests is made a condition thereof.
OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY
8. Officers of the University.-The following shall be the officers of the University :–
(i) the Chancellor; (ii) the Vice-Chancellor ; (iii) the Registrar ; (iv) the Treasurer ; (v) the Controller of Examinations; and (vi) such other officers as may be prescribed.
9. The Chancellor.-(1) The Governor of West Pakistan shall be the Chancellor of the University.
(2) The Chancellor shall, when present, preside at the Convocation of the University.
(3) The Chancellor may remove any person from the membership of any Authority if such person-
(i) has become of unsound mind ; or
(ii) has been incapacitated to function as member of such Authority ; or
(iii) has been convicted by a Court of law of an offence involving moral turpitude.
(4) The Chancellor may withdraw the degree or diploma conferred on or granted to any person by the University if he has been convicted by a Court of law of an offence involving moral turpitude.
10. Visitation.-(1) The Chancellor may cause an inspection or inquiry to be made in respect of any matter connected with the University, and shall, from time to time, appoint such person or persons as he may deem fit, for the purposes of carrying out inspections of—-
(i) the University, its buildings, laboratories, libraries, Museums, Workshops and Equipment;
(ii) any Institution, College or hostel maintained or recognized by, or affiliated to the University ;
(iii) the teaching and other work conducted by the University ; and
(iv) the conduct of examinations held by the University.
The Chancellor shall in every such case as aforesaid give notice to the Syndicate of his intention to cause an inspection or inquiry to be made, and the Syndicate shall be entitled to be represented thereat.
(2) The Chancellor shall communicate to the Syndicate his views with regard to the results of such inspection or inquiry and shall, after ascertaining the views thereon of the Syndicate, advise the Syndicate on the action to be taken.
(3) The Syndicate shall communicate to the Chancellor such action, if any, as has been taken or may be proposed to be taken upon the results of the inspection or inquiry. Such communication shall be submitted to the Chancellor within such time as may be specified by the Chancellor.
(4) Where the Syndicate does not, within a reasonable time, take action to the satisfaction of the Chancellor, the Chancellor may, after considering any explanation furnished or representation made by the Syndicate, issue such directions as he thinks fit, and the Vice-Chancellor shall comply with such directions.
(5) If the Chancellor !s satisfied that any proceeding of any Authority is not in conformity with this Ordinance, the Statutes or the University Ordinances, he may, without prejudice to the foregoing provisions of this section, by order in writing, annul such proceeding;
Provided that before making any such order he shall, through the Vice-Chancellor, call upon the said Authority to show cause why such an order should not be made.
(6) The Chancellor shall have the power to assent to the University Ordinances submitted by the Syndicate or withhold assent or refer them back to the Syndicate for reconsideration.
(7) Every proposal to confer an honorary degree shall be subject to confirmation by the Chancellor.
11. The Vice-Chancellor.-(1) The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Chancellor on such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Chancellor.
(2) The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for four years from the date of the notification of his appointment and on the expiry of his terms of office shall be eligible for re-appointment.
(3) When the office of Vice-Chancellor is vacant temporarily or otherwise by reason of leave, Illness or other causes, the Chancellor shall make such arrangements for carrying on the duties of the office of Vice-Chancellor as he may think fit.
12. Powers of the Vice-Chancellor.-(1) The Vice-Chancellor shall be the principal executive and academic officer of the University, and shall, if present, preside at the meetings of the Syndicate, Academic Council, Selection Board, Committee for Advanced Studies and Research, and Planning and Development Committee. In the absence of the Vice-Chancellor, a member of the Authority concerned, chosen by a majority of the members present from among themselves, will preside. In the absence of the Chancellor the Vice-Chancellor shall preside at the Convocation of the University. He shall be entitled to attend and preside at any meeting of any Authority or other body or committee of the University.
(2) The Vice-Chancellor shall ensure that the provisions of this Ordinance, Statutes and University Ordinances are faithfully observed and carried out, and shall exercise all powers necessary for this purpose.
(3) In an emergency arising out of the business of the University and requiring, in the opinion of the Vice-Chancellor, immediate action, the Vice-Chancellor may take such action as he may deem necessary, and shall report the action so taken to the Authority concerned as early as possible.
(4) The Vice-Chancellor shall have the right to visit Colleges and other institutions affiliated to the University.
(5) The Vice-Chancellor shall-
(i) have the power to appoint, punish or dismiss the employees of the University in accordance with the Statutes and University Ordinances ;
(ii) have the power to create and fill temporary posts for a period not exceeding six months; and
(iii) exercise such other powers as may be prescribed.
(6) The Vice-Chancellor may, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed, delegate any of his powers to such officers and employees of the University as he may deem fit.
13. Other officers.-Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, the powers and duties of other officers of the University shall be such as may be prescribed.
AUTHORITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY
14. Authorities.-The following shall be the Authorities of the University.
(i) the Syndicate ;
(ii) the Academic Council;
(iii) the Board of Studies;
(iv) the Selection Board;
(v) the Committee for Advanced Studies and Research ;
(vi) the Finance Committee;
(vii) the Planning and Development Committee ; and
(viii) such other Authorities as may be provided for in the Statutes.
AUTHORITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY
15. The Syndicate.-The Syndicate shall consist of the following members, namely :-
(i) the Vice-Chancellor (Chairman) ;
(ii) the Education Secretary, Government of West Pakistan;
(iii) the Director of Public Instruction, West Pakistan ;
(iv) the Chairman, Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Lahore ;
(v) two University Professors to be appointed by the Chancellor ;
(vi) three Principals of Colleges other than professional Colleges to be appointed by the Chancellor ;
(vii) one Principal of a professional College to be appointed by the Chancellor ;
(viii) one member from among the registered graduates of the University to be appointed by the Chancellor ; and
(ix) five other members to be appointed by the Chancellor.
16. Powers and duties of the Syndicate.-(1) Subject to the other provisions of this Ordinance, and the powers conferred on the Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor, the Syndicate shall have the general management of and superintendence over the affairs, concerns and property of the University, and shall exercise that superintendence in accordance with this Ordinance, the Statutes and the University Ordinances.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, the Syndicate shall-
(i) prescribe the form of the common seal of the University, the authority in whose custody it shall be kept and the manner in which it shall by used ;
(ii) bold, control and administer the property and funds of the University including the funds for specific purposes, and make contracts on behalf of the University ;
(iii) have the power, subject to the Statutes, to transfer and accept transfer of any movable or immoveable property on behalf of the University;
(iv) manage and regulate the finances, accounts and investments of the University ;
(v) have the power to invest any moneys belonging to the University, including any unapplied income in any of the securities described in section 20 of the Trusts Act, 1882 or in the purchase of immovable property in Pakistan with the like power of varying such investments, or to place in fixed deposits in any approved Bank any portion of such moneys not required for immediate expenditure ;
(vi) consider and pass the budget of the University ;
(vii) subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and under conditions which may be prescribed by the Statutes, admit colleges to the privileges of the University ;
(viii) arrange for and direct the inspection of Colleges and Teaching Departments ;
(ix) have the power to institute such teaching or administrative posts as it may consider necessary ;
(x) have the power to abolish or suspend any existing teaching or administrative post in the University ;
(xi) subject to the other provisions of this Ordinance, the Statutes and University Ordinances made thereunder, appoint—
(a) the officers other than Teachers, on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor, and
(b) University Teachers on the recommendation of the Selection Boards concerned, and shall determine their duties and conditions of appointment ;
(xii) prepare the Statutes for submission to Government for assent ;
(xiii) frame University Ordinances for submission to the Chancellor for assent ;
(xiv) pass Regulation ;
(xv) have the power to confer and grant degrees and diplomas ;
(xvi) subject to the other provisions of this Ordinance, regulate, determine, and administer all matters concerning the University, and, to this end, exercise all other powers not specifically mentioned in this Ordinance, or the Statutes or the University Ordinances ; and
(xvii) have the power to delegate any of its powers to an officer or Authority or Committee or Sub-Committee of the University appointed for specific purpose.
17. Term of office of members of Syndicate and quorum.-The term of office of members of the Syndicate other than ex-officio members and the quorum for meetings of the Syndicate shall be prescribed by the Statutes.
18. The Academic Council.-The Academic Council shall consist of the following members, namely :-
(i) the Vice-Chancellor (Chairman) ;
(ii) the Director of Public Instruction, West Pakistan ;
(iii) the Chairman, Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Lahore ;
(iv) the University Professors ;
(v) the Heads of University Teaching Departments ;
(vi) The Principals of constituent Colleges ;
(vii) the Principals of professional Colleges but where there are more than one professional Colleges in a particular subject, the Chancellor shall nominate one Principal of such College ;
(viii) four Principals of affiliated Colleges doing post-graduate teaching to be appointed by the Chancellor ;
(ix) ten Principals of affiliated Colleges to be appointed by the Chancellor; and
(x) ten other members to be appointed by the Chancellor.
19. Powers and duties of the Academic Council.-(1) The Academic Council shall, subject to the other provisions of this Ordinance and the Statutes, have power to make Regulations prescribing the courses of study and curricula, and laying down proper standards of instruction, research and examinations.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, the Academic Council shall have the power-
(i) to advise the Syndicate on all academic matters ;
(ii) to make Regulations for the proper conduct of teaching, research and examination, and for promoting academic life in the University and the Colleges.
(iii) to lay down conditions under which students may be given admission to University Courses and University examinations ;
(iv) to propose to the Syndicate schemes for the constitution of University Departments and Boards of Studies;
(v) to deal with University teaching and to make proposals for the planning and development of teaching and research in the University;
(vi) to prescribe, subject to the approval of the Syndicate, and upon the recommendations of the Boards of Studies, the courses of reading, the syllabi and the outlines of texts for all the examinations; provided that in the absence of the recommendations by a Board of Studies by the first week of April, the Academic Council may, subject to the approval of the Syndicate, continue for the next year the courses of studies already prescribed for an examination ;
(vii) to recognise the examinations of other Universities or Boards as equivalent to the corresponding examinations of the University ;
(viii) to frame University Ordinances regarding the use of the University library ; and
(ix) to propose Regulations to the Syndicate for the award of Studentships, Scholarships, Exhibitions, Medals and Prizes.
20. Term of office of members of .Academic Council and quorum. The term of office of the members of the Academic Council other than ex-officio members and the quorum for the meetings of the Academic Council shall be as prescribed by the Statutes.
21. Constitution, powers and duties of the Authorities.—-Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, the constitution, powers and duties of the Boards of Studies, Selection Board, Committee for Advanced Studies and Research, Finance Committee, Planning and Development Committee and other Authorities shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
STATUTES AND UNIVERSITY ORDINANCES
22. Statutes.-Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely :-
(a) constitution, powers and duties of the Authorities;
(b) conditions and procedure for the affiliation or disaffiliation of Colleges ;
(c) the constitution of pension and Provident Fund for the benefit of the employees of the University ;
(d) general schemes of studies including the duration of courses and total number of subjects for examinations, but not the detailed syllabi therefor ;
(e) the medium of instruction and examination ;
(f) audit of the accounts of the University ; and
(g) such other matters as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
23. Framing of Statutes.-Statutes may be made in the following manner:-
(a) The Syndicate may frame a Statute on any’ subject mentioned in section 22.
(b) When such Statutes has been passed by the Syndicate it shall be submitted to Government for assent.
(c) Government may assent to such Statute or withhold assent or refer it back to the Syndicate for reconsideration.
(d) The Statute passed by the Syndicate shall not be valid until it has received the assent of Government.
(e) The procedure for amending and repealing the Statutes shall be the same as given above.
24. University Ordinances.-Subject to the other provisions of this Ordinance and the Statutes, the University Ordinances may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely :-
(a)powers and duties of the officers and Teachers of the University ;
(b) management of the institutions run by the University ;
(c) conditions of service and scales of pay of employees of the University ;
(d) mode of appointment of teachers and officers of the University ;
(e) recognition of Teachers of affiliated Colleges as University Teachers ;
(f) fees to be charged by the University ;
(g) creation and abolition of posts ;
(h) establishment of Teaching Departments and constituent Colleges ;
(i) the form and manner in which the accounts of the University should be maintained ; and
(j) all other matters which under the Statutes are required to be provided for by the University Ordinances.
25. Framing of University Ordinances.-The University Ordinances shall be made in the following manner :-
(a) The Syndicate may frame a University Ordinance on any subject mentioned in section
If the University Ordinance relates to any subject mentioned below, it shall be referred to the Academic Council for expression of opinion before it is taken up by the Syndicate for final consideration;
(i) Duties of the teachers of the University.
(ii) Mode of appointment of teachers of the University.
(iii) Recognition of teachers of affiliated Colleges as University Teachers.
(iv) Creation and abolition of posts of Teachers of University.
(v) Establishment of Teaching Departments and constituent Colleges.
(b) When such University Ordinance has been passed by the Syndicate, it shall be submitted to the Chancellor.
(c) The Chancellor may assent to such University Ordinance or withhold assent or refer it back to the Syndicate for reconsideration.
(d) The University Ordinance passed by the Syndicate shall not be valid until it has received the assent of the Chancellor.
(e) The procedure for amending or repealing the University Ordinances shall be the same as given above.
26. Regulations.-Subject to the other provisions of this Ordinance, the Statutes and the University Ordinances, the Regulations may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely :-
(i) registration and admission of students in the University :-
(ii) equivalence of examinations conducted by other universities and institutions ;
(iii) conditions of residence of students ;
(iv) framing of detailed syllabi for the examinations held by the University ;
(v) conditions of admission to Colleges and Teaching Departments ;
(vi) conditions of admission to the examinations held by the University and to the degrees, diplomas and certificates conferred by the University ;
(vii) conduct of examinations ;
(viii) institutions of Scholarships, Medals and Prizes ; and
(ix) all other matters which under the Statutes may be required to be provided for by the Regulations.
27. Framing of Regulations.-The Regulations shall be made in the following manner :-
(a) A Regulation shall be initiated by the Academic Council and the draft shall be submitted to the Syndicate. The Syndicate may allow it, disallow it or refer it back to the Academic Council for reconsideration.
Provided that the Syndicate on its own motion may, also frame Regulations after first referring them to the Academic Council for expression of opinion.
(b) The procedure for amending or repealing a Regulation shall be the same as given above.
28. Rules.-(1) The Authorities may make Rules consistent with this Ordinance, Statutes, University Ordinances and Regulations providing for-
(a) the procedure to be followed at their meetings;
(b) all matters which by this Ordinance, Statutes ; University Ordinances or Regulations are to be provided for by Rules;
(c) all matters solely concerning such Authorities and not provided for by this Ordinance, Statutes, University Ordinances or Regulations.
(2) Every Authority shall make Rules providing for-
(a) the giving of notice to the members of such Authority of the dates of the meetings, and of the business to be transacted at the meetings, and
(b) the keeping of a record of the proceedings of the meetings.
(3) The Syndicate may amend or cancel any Rules made under this section.
ORDINANCE XXII OF 1961
WEST PAKISTAN (UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB) ORDINANCE, 1961
CHAPTER VI-AFFILIATION AND ADMISSION OF THE COLLEGES TO THE PRIVILEGES OF THE UNIVERSITY.
29. Certificate required of candidates for examination.-No person shall, except as otherwise provided for by the Statutes, or University Ordinances, be admitted as a candidate to a University examination, unless be produces a certificate to the effect that he has completed the prescribed courses of instruction as a regular student of a College or a Teaching Department.
30. Affiliation.-(1) A College applying for affiliation to the University shall make an application to the University and shall satisfy the University-
(a) that the college is to be under the management of a regularly constituted governing body ;
(b) that the financial resources of the college are such as may enable it to make due provision for its continued maintenance and efficient working ;
(c) that the strength and qualifications of the teaching and other staff and the terms and conditions of their service, make due provision for the courses of instruction, teaching or training to be undertaken by the college ;
(d) that the building in which the college is to be located is suitable, and that provision will be made, in conformity with the Statutes and University Ordinances, for the residence in the college hostels or in lodgings approved by the college, of students not residing with their parents or guardians, and for the supervision and physical and general welfare of students ;
(e) that provision has been made for a library and adequate library services ;
(f) that where affiliation is sought in any branch of experimental science, due arrangements have been made, for imparting instruction in that branch of science, in a properly equipped laboratory or museum ;
(g) that due provision will, so far as circumstances may permit, be made for the residence of the Principal and members of the teaching staff in or near the college or the place provided for the residence of students ; and
(h) that the affiliation of the college, having regard to the provision made for students by other Colleges in the neighbourhood of the college, will not be injurious to the interests of education or discipline.
(2) That application shall further, contain an undertaking that after the college is affiliated, any transference of and changes in management and changes in the teaching staff shall be forthwith reported to the University, and that the teaching staff shall possess such qualifications as are and may be prescribed.
(3) No college shall be granted affiliation or shall be admitted to the privileges of the University, except with the approval of the Syndicate and Government.
(4) The procedure to be followed in disposing of application for the affiliation of a college shall be such as may be prescribed.
31. Extension of affiliation.-Where a College desires to add to the courses of instruction in respect of which it is affiliated, the procedure prescribed by section 30 and the Statutes, shall, so far as may be, be followed.
32. Inspection and reports.-(l) Every college affiliated to the University shall furnish such reports, returns and other information as the University may require to enable it to judge the efficiency of the College.
(2) The University ,shall cause every such College to be inspected from time to time by one or more competent persons authorised by it in this behalf.
(3) The University may call upon any College so inspected to take, within a specified period, such action as may appear to the University to be necessary in respect off any of the matters referred to in subsection (1) o b. section 30.
33. Disaffiliation.-(I) If a College fails to continue to satisfy they ` requirements mentioned in subsection (1) of section 30 or if the College has failed to observe any of the conditions of its affiliation or the College is . conducted in a manner which is prejudicial to the interests of education the rights conferred on eh;, College by affiliation may, with the approval of the Syndicate and sanction of Government, be withdrawn in whole or in part or modified.
(2) The procedure to be followed for withdrawal of affiliation shall be such as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
34. University Fund.-The University shall have a fund to which shall be credited—
(a) its income from fees, donations, trusts, bequests, endowments, grants and all other sources
(b) any contribution or grants by any Government.
35. Accounts and Audit.-(l) The accounts of the University shall be maintained in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed by University Ordinances.
(2) The Statement of accounts of the University shall be submitted to Government once a year.
(3) The accounts of the University shall be audited in such manner as may be prescribed by the Statutes.
36. Interpretation in case of doubt.-If any question arises regarding the interpretation of any provision of this Ordinance or of any Statutes, University Ordinances, Regulations or Rules or as to whether any person has been duly elected or appointed as, or is entitled to be, a member of any Authority the matter shall be referred to the Chancellor whose decision thereon shall be final.
37. Filling of casual vacancies.—All casual vacancies among the members other than ex-officio members of any Authority shall be filled, as soon as conveniently, may be, by the person or Authority who appointed, nominated or co-opted the member whose place has become vacant, and the person appointed, nominated or co-opted to a casual vacancy shall be a member of such Authority for the residue of the term for which the person whose place he fills would have been a member.
38. Proceedings not invalidated by vacancy.-No act or proceeding of any Authority shall be invalid by reason only of any vacancy in the Authority doing or passing it or by reason of any want of qualification by or invalidity in the appointment of any de facto member of the Authority whether present or absent.
39. Pension and Provident Fund.-(1) The University shall constitute for the benefit of its Officers, Teachers and other employees, such pension, or Provident Fund or both, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by Statutes.
(2) Where such Provident Fund has been so constituted, Government may declare that the provisions of the Provident Fund Act, 1925, shall apply to such Fund as if the University were the Government and the said Fund were the Government Provident Fund.
40. Bar to suits.-All acts done, orders passed or proceedings taken by the University shall be final and shall not be called in question in any Court by a suit or otherwise.
41. Members of Authorities and employees to be public servants.—Members of Authorities, employees of the University and other persons appointed for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance shall be deemed to be public servants, within the meaning of section 21 of the Pakistan Penal Code.
42. Protection of acts and orders.-No suit for damages or other legal proceedings shall be instituted against Government, the University, or any Authority, officer or employee of the University in respect of anything done or purported to have been done in good faith in pursuance of this Ordinance, and the Statutes, University Ordinances and Regulations made thereunder.
43. Prohibition to seek elections, etc.-The employees of the University shall neither seek nor contest election to any legislature or local body.
Explanation-Employees of the University shall include all persons drawing salary from the funds of the University.
44. First Statutes. -Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Ordinance-
(a) the Statutes set out in the Schedule appended to this Ordnance shall on its commencement be deemed to be the Statutes framed by the University under section 23.
(b) Government or the Chancellor, as the case may be, may, within six months of the commencement of this Ordinance add to, rescind or modify the Statutes and University Ordinance.
The University Ordinances in force at the time of commencement of this Ordinance, shall continue to be in force in so far as they are not repugnant to this Ordinance and the Statutes.
45. Repeal and Saving.-(1) The Punjab University Act of 1954 is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Punjab University Act of 1954, everything done, action taken, obligations or liabilities incurred, rights and assets acquired, persons appointed or authorised, jurisdiction or powers conferred, endowments, bequests, funds, or trusts created, donations or grants made, Scholarships, Studentships or Exhibitions instituted, affiliations granted and orders issued under any of the provisions of the said Act, Statutes, Ordinance, Regulations and Rules made thereunder not inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance or Statutes, University Ordinances, Regulations or Rules made under this Ordinance shall be continued and so far as may be, be deemed to have been respectively done, taken, incurred, acquired, appointed, authorised, conferred, created, made, instituted, granted and issued under this Ordinance, and any document referring to any of the provisions of the Act, Ordinances, Statutes Regulations and Rules, first referred to, shall, so far as may be, be considered to refer to the corresponding provisions of this Ordinance or the Statutes, University Ordinances, Regulations and Rules made under this Ordinance.
46. Removal by the Chancellor of difficulties at the commencement of the Ordinance.——if any difficulty arises as to the first constitution or reconstitution of any Authority of the University after the commencement of this Ordinance or otherwise in first giving effect to the provisions of this Ordinance, the Chancellor may, by orders do anything which appears to him necessary for the purposes of removing the difficulty.