The
Punjab Protection and Restoration of Tenancy Rights (Amendment)
Ordinance, 2001
(Pb Ord LI of 2001)
10th December, 2001
An Ordinance further to amend the
Punjab Protection and Restoration of Tenancy Rights Act, 1950.

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Protection and Restoration of Tenancy Rights Act, 1950 (XIII of 1950), for the purpose 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 Protection and Restoration of Tenancy Rights (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment in section 1 of XIII of 1950.- In the said Act in the proviso of sub section (2) of section 1 the words and commas “District Board, Municipal Committee, or Notified Area Committee” shall be substituted by the words “Local Government”.

3. Amendment in sections 2 and 8 of Act XIII of 1950.- In the said Act, in section 2 clause (iii) and sub section (3) of section 8 the figure “1887” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the figures, brackets and word “1967 (XVII of 1967)”.