The
Punjab Redemption and Restitution of Mortgaged Land (Amendment)
Ordinance, 2001

(Pb Ord XLIII of 2001)
[13th November, 2001]

An Ordinance further to amend the
Punjab Redemption and Restitution of Mortgaged Lands Act, 1964.

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Redemption and Restitution of Mortgaged Land Act, 1964 (XIX of 1964), 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 Redemption and Restitution of Mortgaged 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 sections 2, 14, 15 and 16 of Act XIX of 1964.- In the said Act, in sections 2, 14, 15 and 16 the word “Commissioner”, wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words and brackets “Executive District Officer (Revenue)”.

3. Amendment in section 2 of Act XIX of 1964.- In the said Act, in section 2 clause (c) the word “Division” shall be substituted by the word “District”.