The Good Conduct Prisoners Probational Release The N.W.F.P (Amendment) Act, 1996


NOTIFICATION.
28th July, 1996.


No. PA/NWFP/Legis/96/I2559— The Good Conduct Prisoners' Probational Release (North-West Frontier Province) (Amendment) Bill, 1996, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the North-West Frontier Province on the 27lh June, 1996 and assented to by the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province on the 15th July, 1996, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Legislature of North-West Frontier Province.


THE GOOD CONDUCT PRISONERS' PROBATIONAL RELEASE (NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE) (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1996.
N.W.F.P. ACT NO. V OF 1996
[First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province in the Gazette of North-West Frontier Province (Extraordinary), dated the 28th July, 1996]
AN
ACT

further to amend the Good Conduct Prisoners' Probational Release Act, 1926.

            Preamble.--- WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Good Conduct Prisoners’ Probational Release Act, 1926 (Pb. Act X of 1926), for the purpose hereinafter appearing;
            It is hereby enacted as follows:-
1.         Short title and commencement.---(1)  This Act may be called the Good Conduct Prisoners’ Probational Release (North-West Frontier Province) (Amendment) Act, 1996.
            (2)  It shall come into force at once.
2.         Amendment of section 2 of Pb. Act X of 1926.---In the Good Conduct Prisoners’ Probational Release Act, 1926, (Pb Act X of 1926), in section 2, the full-stop appearing at the end before the ‘Explanation’ thereunder, shall be replaced by a colon and the following proviso shall be inserted, namely;
“Provided that a prisoner convicted and sentenced under any of the sections in Chapter XVI of the Pakistan Penal Code (XLV of 1860) shall not be released on parole without the consent of the victim or, as the case may be, his heirs.”.
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