The NWFP Local Government (Fifth Amendment) Ordinance, 2002


NOTIFICATION
16th August, 2002.
No. LEGIS:1(18)/70-IX.—The following Ordinance by the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is hereby published for general information:—

THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (FIFTH AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2002.

N.-W.F.P. ORDINANCE NO. XXVIII OF 2002.
AN
ORDINANCE
further to amend the North-West Frontier Province Local Government Ordinance, 2001.
WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the North-West Frontier Province Local Government Ordinance, 2001 (N.-W.F.P. Ord. No XIV of 2001), for the purposes hereafter appearing;
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 Provisional 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 Local Government (Fifth Amendment) Ordinance, 2002.
(2)        It shall come into force at once;
2.         Substitution of section 158 of N.-W.F.P. Ord. No. XIV of 2001.— In the North-West Frontier Province Local Government Ordinance, 2001 (N.-W.F.P. Ord. No. XIV of 2001), for section 158, the following section shall be substituted, namely:
"158.    Bar against Nazimeen's dual membership.— A Zilla Nazim, Naib Zilla Nazim, Tehsil Nazim, Naib Tehsil Nazim, Town Nazim, Naib Town Nazim, Union Nazim and a Naib Union Nazim may contest election for any political office after resigning from his respective existing office before filing of his nomination paper:
Provided that a member of Zilla Council, Tehsil Council, Town Council or Union Council may contest election for any other political office without resigning from his respective existing office;
Provided further that all such members covered by the foregoing proviso shall not hold more than one political office at a time.".
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