PREAMBLE. Preamble

1. Short title and commencement
2. Amendment in section 2 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
3. Amendment in section 26 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
4. Amendment of section 51 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
5. Amendment of section 54 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
6. Amendment of section 66 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
4. Amendment of section 51 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
8. Amendment of section 109 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
9. Amendment of section 111 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
10. Amendment of section 115 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
11. Amendment of section 119 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
12. Amendment of section 131 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
13. Amendment of section 156 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
14. Amendment of section 158 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001
15. Amendment of section 186 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001

THE
BALOCHISTAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT (AMENDMENT)
ORDINANCE, 2001
ORDINANCE XXX OF 2001

26th September, 2001

An Ordinance to amend the Balochistan Local
Government Ordinance, 2001

No. Legis. 2-42/Law/79-IV, dated 26-9-2001.–The following Ordinance made by the Governor of Balochistan on 25th September, 2001 is Hereby published for general information:–

Preamble.–Whereas it is expedient to amend the Balochistan local Government Ordinance, 2001 in the manner hereinafter appearing;

And whereas the Governor of Balochistan is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;

Now, therefore in pursuance of Article 4 of the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1999, (Chief Executive’s Order No.9 of 1999) and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of Balochistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:–

1. Short title and commencement.–(1) This Ordinance may be called the Balochistan Local Government (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001.
(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment in section 2 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the Balochistan Local Government Ordinance, 2001, hereinafter referred to as ;he said Ordinance, after clause (xxvii) of section 2, the following shall be added namely:–
(a)” Provincial Director-General Audit means an officer of the auditor General of Pakistan nominated for the purpose. ”

3. Amendment in section 26 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.—In the aid Ordinance, in section 26 the word “District” appearing after the words set up by the” and before the word “Government” shall be omitted.

4. Amendment of section 51 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the aid Ordinance, in section 51, after the word and comma “shall,” the words, figures and comma “subject to sections 35 and 36,” shall be inserted.

5. Amendment of section 54 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the aid Ordinance, in section 54 after clause (n) the following new clause shall :e added:
“(nn) organize cattle fairs and cattle markets;”

6. Amendment of section 66 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the lid Ordinance for section 66, the following shall be substituted:–

“66. Provision of Tehsil Council apply to Town Council.—-The provisions relating to Tehsil Council shall subject to section 40; mutatis mutandis, apply to Town Council and any reference in these provisions to Tehsil Nazim. Naib Tehsil Nazim or Tehsil Municipal Administration shall, respectively, be, read as reference to Town Nazim, Naib Town Nazim and Town Municipal Administration.

7. Amendment of section 76 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.—In the said Ordinance, clause (h) of section 76, shall be omitted.

8. Amendment of section 109 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the said Ordinance in subsection (5) of section 109, after the words and brackets “subsection (3)” the words and bracket “and subsection (12)” shall be added.

9. Amendment of section 111 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the said Ordinance in subsection (4) of section 111, the following shall be substituted:–

“(4) Subject to subsection (6), the District Government and Tehsil Municipal Administration or Town Municipal Administration, may reappropriate the expenditures relating to the Provincial Account referred to in section 107, subsection (4) intra departmentally.”

10. Amendment of section 115 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the said Ordinance in subsection (3) of section 115, for the words “shall cause the audit” the words “shall cause special audit” shall be substituted.

11. Amendment of section 119 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.—In the said Ordinance in section 119,–
(a) the existing subsection (1) shall be renumbered as sub*section (1A) of that section and before subsection (1A) as so numbered the following new subsection (1), shall be inserted:–
(1) The respective Local Government shall prescribe the classification of schemes to be undertaken exclusively under the provision of this section.
(b) In subsection (1Aa) as so numbered for the words fifty per cent. The words eighty per cent shall be substituted;
(c) for subsection (2) the following shall be substituted:
(2) The matching grants referred to in subsection (1A) shall be spent from the reserved fifty per cent of the development budget as provided in section 109.
(d) for subsection (3), the following shall be substituted:–
(3)’ A cut off date before the presentation of the budget, shall be announced by each Local Government for registration of all schemes proposed by Citizen Community Boards.”
(e) for subsection (7), the-following shall be substituted:–
“(7) The statement referred to in subsection (6), shall be approved by simple majority of the Zila Council, Tehsil Council,, Town Council or Union Council, as the case may be, in special session to be held

12. Amendment of section 131 of Ordinance XVII1 of 2001.–In the said Ordinance in subsection (3) of section 131, the words “chairman and” shall be omitted.

13. Amendment of section 156 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the said Ordinance in subsection (5) of section 156, after the words “Town Nazim”, the words, “Naib-Tehsil Nazim or Naib-Town Nazim”, shall be added.

14. Amendment of section 158 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the said Ordinance after section 158 the following Explanation shall. be added namely:–
“Explanation.–For the purpose of this section, a holder of an “elective office” means a person who has taken oath in accordance with the rules made under this Ordinance.”

15. Amendment of section 186 of Ordinance XVIII of 2001.–In the said Ordinance after subsection (1) of section 186, the following new subsection shall be inserted:–
“(1A) Where local council has been validly constituted under subsection (1), but seats of Nazim and Naib Nazim of the corresponding level have not been 9lled, the concerned council shall elect officiating Nazim and Naib Nazim from amongst its members until their seats are filled through by-election. ”

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