(W.P. Act XIII of 1963)
15TH July 1963
An Act to amend the Conciliation Courts
Ordinance, 1961, in its application to the Province of West Pakistan
Preamble : —
WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Conciliation Courts Ordinance, 1961, in its application to the Province of West Pakistan;
It is hereby enacted as follows : —
1. Short title, extent and commencement : — (1) This Act may be called the Conciliation Courts Ordinance (West Pakistan Amendment) Act, 1963.
(2) It shall extend to whole of West Pakistan.
(3) It shall come into force at once.
2. Addition of section 12-A in Ordinance XLIV of 1961 : — In the Conciliation Courts Ordinance, 1961, after section 12, the following new section shall be added, namely : —
“12-A. Revision against sentence. Any person sentenced by a Conciliation Court under section 11 or 12 may, within thirty days from the date on which the sentence is passed, apply in the manner prescribed for an application under sub-section (2) of section 8—
(a) to the Controlling Authority, if the sentence has been passed in a case relating to a matter falling under section A of Part I or section A of Part II of the Schedule; and
(b) to the District Judge, if the case relates to a matter falling under section B of Part I or section B of Part II of the Schedule; and the Controlling Authority or the District Judge, as the case may be, if satisfied that there has been a failure of justice, may set aside or modify the sentence.”