The N.W.F.P Provincial Assembly (Powers, Immunities and Privileges) (2Nd Amendment) Act, 1990


NOTIFICATION.
25th February, 1990


No. PA./NWFP/Legis/90/3204.---The North-West Frontier Province Provincial Assembly (Powers, Imrnunties and Privi­leges) (2nd Amendment) Bill, 1990, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the North-Weat Frontier Province on the 21st February, 1990 and assented to by the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province on the 24th February, 1990 is hereby published, as an Act of the Provincial Legislature of North-West Frontier Province.


THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY (POWERS, IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES) (2ND AMENDMENT) ACT, 1990.
N.-W. F. P. ACT NO. III OF !990.


[First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province, in the Gazatte of North-West Frontier  Province (Extraordinary), dated the 25th Feburary, 1990].


AN
ACT


to further amend the North-West Frontier Province Provincial Assembly (Powers, Immunities and Privileges) Act, 1988.
Preamble.---     WHEREAS, it is expedient to further amend the North-West Frontier Province Provincial Assembly (Powers, Immunities and  Privileges) Act, 1988, (N.-W. F. P. Act No. IX of 1988).
It is    hereby enacted as follows:-
1.              Short title and Commencement.---(1) this Act may be called the North-West Frontier Province Provincial Assembly (Powers, Imnumties and Privileges) (2nd Amendment) Act, 1990.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2.            addition in section 26 of the N. W. F. P. Act No. IX of 1988.--- in the principal Act the existing sub-section (2) of section 26 may be re-numbered, as sub-section (3) and a new sub-section (2) may be added, namely:-
"26.    (2) The Committee constituted under sub-section (1) shall be known as Judicial Committee.''
3.            addition of section 26-A in the N.W.F.P. Act No. IX of 1988.--- After section 26 of the principal Act, a new section 26-A may be added, namely:-
"26-A. COGNIZANCE OF OFFENCE:

  1. Subject to the provision of this Act, if the Privileges Committee of the House, constituted under the Rules of Business in vogue, is satisfied that an accused has breached the privilege of the House or a Committee thereof or of a
    Member within the meaning of section 24 of this Act, and punishment is to be inflicted upon him under section 25 of this Act. a reference shall be made to the Judicial Committee; and
  2. On receipt of the reference, the Judicial Committee shall initiate proceedings against the accused in accordance with this Act and rules framed thereunder."

4.         Amendment of Item-12 of the Schedule attached to section 25 of N.W.F.P. Act No. IX of 1988.--- In the schedule attached to section 25 of the principal Act entry of Column No. 3 of SI: No. 12 may be deleted and subs­tituted by the following :-
"Column No. 3:
Imprisonment of either discreption for six months, or fine of Rs. 5000/- or both."
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