THE
PUNJAB ALIENATION OF LAND (AMENDMENT)
ORDINANCE, 2001

(Pb Ord XXXVI of 2001)

7th November, 2001
An Ordinance further to amend
the Punjab Alienation of Land Act, 1900.

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Alienation of Land Act, 1900 (XIII of 1900), in the manner hereinafter appearing;
And whereas the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab is dissolved and the Governor is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;
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 Alienation of Land (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001.
(2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on and from the 14th day of August, 2001.

2. Amendment in Section 2 of Act XIII of 1900.- In the said Act, in section 2 clause (2) the figures “3” and “IV” shall be substituted by the figures “4” and “VI” respectively; for the figure “1887” occurring after the word “Act” and the comma and before the comma and the word “shall” the figures, brackets and word “1967(XVII of 1967)” shall be substituted and for the word “annual” the word “periodical” shall be substituted.

3. Amendment in sections 2,3, 3-A, 3-B, 3-C, 4,5,6,7,9,13,13-A, 13-B,13-C,13-E,14,15,16,17,18,21-A and 23 of Act XIII of 1900.- In the said Act, in sections 2,3, 3-A, 3-B, 3-C, 4,5,6,7,9,13,13-A, 13-B,13-C,13-E,14,15,16,17,18,21-A and 23 the words “Deputy Commissioner” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words and brackets “District Officer (Revenue)”.

4. Amendment in section 3-A of Act XIII of 1900.- In the said Act, in section 3-A, in the Explanation, in clause (4) sub-clause (v) the words, comma and figure “Indian Companies Act, 1913” shall be substituted by the words, comma and figure “Companies Ordinance 1984”.

5. Amendment in sections 3-C, 13-B and 13-D of Act XIII of 1900.- In the said Act; in sections 3-C, 13-B and 13-D the words “Commissioner” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words and brackets “Executive District Officer (Revenue)”.

6. Amendment in section 13-D of Act XIII of 1900.- In the said Act, in section 13-D the word “Indian” shall be omitted.

7. Amendment in section 18 of Act XIII of 1900.- In the said Act, in section 18 the figure “34” shall be substituted by the figure “42”; the figure “1887” shall be substituted by the figures, brackets and word “1967 (XVII of 1967)” and the word “annual” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the word “periodical”.

8. Amendment in section 19 of Act XIII of 1900.- In the said Act, in section 19 the figure “II” shall be substituted by the figure “III” and the figure 1887″ shall be substituted by the figures, brackets and word “1967(XVII of 1967)”.