THE
COLONIZATION OF GOVERNMENT LANDS (PUNJAB) (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2001

(Pb Ord XXXII of 2001)

[25th October, 2001]

An Ordinance further to amend the
Colonization of Government Lands (Punjab) Act, 1912.

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Colonization of Government Lands (Punjab) Act, 1912 (V of 1912) 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, extent and commencement.-

(1) This Ordinance may be called the Colonization of Government Lands (Punjab) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment in sections 3, 17 and 19 of Act V of 1912. In the said Act, in sections 3, 17 and 19 for the word “Commissioner’‘ the words and brackets “Executive District Officer (Revenue)’‘ shall be substituted.

3. Amendment in sections 3 and 5 of Schedule-II of Act V of 1912. In the said act, in sections 3 and 5 of Schedule-II for the word “Commissioner’‘ the words and brackets “Executive District Officer (Revenue)’‘ shall be substituted.