THE
PUNJAB COURT OF WARDS (AMENDMENT)
ORDINANCE, 2001

(Pb Ord XXVIII of 2001)
[15th October, 2001]

An Ordinance further to amend the Punjab Court of Wards Act, 1903 (II of 1903).

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Court of Wards Act, 1903 (II of 1903) in the manner 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 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 Court of Wards (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment in section 4-

(i) in sub-section (1) the words “Commissioner of the Division” shall be substituted by the words ‘Executive District Officer (Revenue of the District” and in the proviso of sub-section (1) the word “Commissioner” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words “Executive District Officer (Revenue)”; and

(ii) in sub-sections (2) and (3) the words ““District Officer (Revenue)”” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words “District Officer (Revenue)”.

3. Amendment in sections 7,9,11,12,19,20,21,26 to 29, 31 to 35, 43, 44 47 and 53 of Act II of 1903.- In the said Act, in sections 7,9,11,12,19,20, 21,26 to 29, 31 to 35, 43, 44, 47 and 53 the words ““District Officer (Revenue)”” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words “District Officer (Revenue)”.