The NWFP (Amendment of Laws) Ordinance, 2001


NOTIFICATION.
27th August, 2001.


No. Legis: I (4)95/4325-30/4396.—The following Ordinance of the North-West Frontier Province is hereby published for general information

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THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE (AMENDMENT OF LAWS) ORDINANCE, 2001.
N.-W.F.P. ORDINANCE NO. XVIII OF 2001.
AN
 ORDINANCE

to amend various provincial laws as a result of devolution of powers to District Governments.


WHEREAS establishment of District Governments and devolution of powers to the District Governments have necessitated the abolition of certain offices, such as the offices of the Commissioners, the Deputy Commissioners, the Collectors, District Magistrates, the Sub-Divisional Magistrates, etc;
AND WHEREAS due to abolition of the offices mentioned above, it has become necessary to amend all such provincial laws in which holders of the offices so abolished had some role to play;
AND WHEREAS the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, as amended uptodate, and the Provincial Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, read with Article 4 of the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No. 9 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:
1.         Short title and commencement.—(1) This Ordinance may be called the North-West Frontier Province (Amendment of Laws) Ordinance, 2001.
(2)        It shall come into force at once.
2.         Amendment of certain laws.—The laws specified in column 3 of the Schedule to this Ordinance are hereby amended to the extent specified against each in column 4 of the said Schedule.
“SCHEDULE”

S. No.

No. and year of the enactment.

Short title

Amendments

1.

N.-W.F.P. Act No. VI of 1937.

The North-West Frontier Province Hazara Forest Act, 1936.

In sections 2(c), 2(o), 12(1), 12(2), 13(1), 13(3), 14(1), 15,16(1), 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23(1), 23(2), 23(3), 24(1), 25, 27(1), 27(2), 35, 36, 38 and 49, for the words "Deputy Commissioner", wherever occurring, the words "Judicial Magistrate" shall be substituted.

2.

N.-W.F.P. Act No. IV of 1947.

The North-West Frontier Province Prevention of Hindus Bigamous Marriag­es Act, 1947.

In section 8, for the words "District Magistrate", the words "Judicial Magistrate" shall be substituted.

3.

N.-W.F.P. Act No. XXIII of 1948.

The North-West Frontier Province (Adolescent) Prisoner's Release on Probation Act, 1948.

In section 6, in sub-section (1), for the words "District Magistrate", the words "District Coordination Officer" shall be substituted.

4.

W.P. Act No. VII of 1956.

The West Pakistan General Clauses Ac, 1956.

In section 2,—
(i) In clause (14), for the words "Chief Officer-in-Charge of the revenue administration of a District and shall include a Deputy Commissioner", the words" District Officer Revenue" shall be substituted;
(ii) clause (17) and (19) shall be deleted; and
(iii) in clause (35), for the words and commas "municipal corporation, municipal committee, district board", the words "Local Governments" shall be substituted, and the words "municipal or", occurring thereafter, shall be deleted.

5.

W.P. Act No. XXV of 1958.

The West Pakistan Grave­yards (Preservation and Maintenance) Act, 1958.

In section 10, for the words "District Magistrate", occurring twice, the words "Zilla Nazim" shall be substituted.

6.

W.P. Act No. XXXI of 1958.

The West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority Act, 1958.

In section 14, in sub-section (1), for the words "Deputy Commissioner", the words "Executive Engineer Irrigation" shall be substituted.

7.

W.P. Act No. XXXVI of 1958.

The West Pakistan Epide­mic Diseases Act, 1958.

In section 2, in sub-section (3), for
the words "Deputy Commissioner",
the words "District Officer Public Health" shall be substituted.

8.

W.P. Ord. No. XX of 1958.

The West Pakistan Vag­rancy Ordinance, 1958.

In sections 6 and 21, for the words "District Magistrate", wherever occurring, the words "District Officer Social Welfare" shall be substituted.

9.

W.P. Ord. No. XXVII of 1958.

The West Pakistan Vacci­nation Ordinance, 1958.

In section 3, in sub-sections (2), (3) and (4), for the words "Deputy
Commissioner", wherever occurring, the words "District Officer Public Health" shall be
substituted.

10.

W.P. Ord. No. XXXV of 1959.

The West Pakistan Control of Goondas Ordinance, 1959.

In section 2, in sub-section (2), for
the words "Deputy Commissioner",
the words "Judicial Magistrate"
shall be substituted.

11.

W.P. Ord. No.  VII of 1960.

The West Pakistan Pure Food Ordinance, 1960.

In section 35, in sub-sections (1), (2) and (3), for the words "Deputy Commissioner", wherever occurr­ing,- the words "Tehsil/Town Nazim" shall be substituted.

12.

W.P. Ord. No. II of 1960.

The West Pakistan Pure Food Ordinance, 1960.

(i) In section 5, for the word "Collector", the words "District Officer Excise" shall be substituted; and
(ii) In section 9, for the words and comma "Collector, a District Magistrate", the words "District Officer Excise" shall be substituted.

13.

W.P. Ord. No. IV of 1960.

The West Pakistan Prohibi­tion of Smoking in Cinema Houses, 1960.

In section 6, for the words "District
Magistrate" the words "District Officer Public Health" shall be
substituted.

14.

W.P. Ord. No. XXXI of 1960

The West Pakistan Main­tenance of Public Order Ordinance, 1960.

In secions 3, 5 and 8, for the words "District Magistrate", wherever occurring, the words "Zilla Nazim" shall be substituted.

15.

W.P. Ord. No. XXVIII of 1965.

The West Pakistan Main­tenance of Public Order Ordinance, 1960.

In sections 3, 5, 6, 7 and 11, for the words "Deputy Commissioner", wherver occurring, the words "Zilla Nazim" shall be substituted.

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