(Pb Ord LIV of 2001)
21st December, 2001
An Ordinance further to amend the
Punjab Pure Food Ordinance, 1960 (VII of 1960).

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Pure Food Ordinance, 1960 (VII of 1960) for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
And whereas under Article 4 of the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No. 9 of 1999, as amended by the Chief Executive Order No. 11 of 2000, the Governor of a Province may issue and promulgate an Ordinance;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the aforesaid powers and all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of the Punjab is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Ordinance may be called the Punjab Pure Food (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment in section 2 of Ordinance VII of 1960.- In the said Ordinance, in section 2-

(i) in sub-clauses (i) and (ii) of clause (5) the word “Chief” shall be inserted before the words “Chemical Examiner” wherever occurring;

(ii) in clause (8) the words and commas “Director, Health Services, of a Region” shall be substituted by the words and brackets “Executive District Officer (Health)”;

(iii) in clause (13) the words “District Health Officer or the Assistant District Health Officer” shall be substituted by the words and brackets “District Officer (Health) or Deputy District Officer (Health)”; and

(iv) clause (15) shall be substituted by the following:-
“(15) “Local Authority” means-

(i) City District Government or Tehsil Municipal Administration or Town Municipal Administration constituted under the Punjab Local Government Ordinance, 2001; and
(ii) an authority declared by Government, by notification in the official Gazette to be a Local Authority for the purposes of this Ordinance;”

3. Amendment in section 16 of Ordinance VII of 1960.- In the said Ordinance, in sub-section (3) of section 16 the words “and any Assistant Director” shall be deleted.

4. Amendment in section 17 of Ordinance VII of 1960.- In the said Ordinance, in clause (a) of sub-section (7) of section 17 the words “or second” occurring before the word “class” shall be deleted.

5. Amendment in section 27 of Ordinance VII of 1960.- In the said Ordinance, in section 27 the word “Chief” shall be inserted before the words “Chemical Examiner” wherever occurring.

6. Amendment in section 35 of Ordinance VII of 1960.- In the said Ordinance, in section 35-

(i) in sub sections (1), (2), (3) and the proviso of sub section (4) the words “Deputy Commissioner” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words and brackets “Executive District Officer (Health)”; and

(ii) in sub sections (3), (4) and its proviso the word “Commissioner” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words “District Coordination Officer”.

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