The North-west Frontier Province Finance Act, 1975


THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE FINANCE ACT, 1975.
20th June, 1975
N.-W. F. P. ACT NO. II OF 1975.
First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province, in the Gazette of North-West Frontier Province, (Extra-Ordinary), dated the 20th June, 1975.
AN
ACT
to continue and levy certain taxes, cesses and surcharges in the North- West Frontier Province.


Preamble

            WHEREAS it is expedient to continue and levy certain taxes, cesses and surcharges in the North-West Frontier Province, in the manner here in after appearing:

It is hereby enacted as follows:—


Short title extent and commencement

1.         (1) This Act may be called the North-West Frontier Province Finance Act, 1975.

(2)  It shall extend to the whole of the North-West Frontier Province.
(3)  It shall come into force on and from the first day of July, 1975;


Definitions

2.         In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires.—

(a)     "agricultural year" means the agricultural year as denned in the West Pakistan Land Revenue Act, 1967 (W. P. Act, XVII of 1967): and   
(b)     "Government" means the Government of the ,North-West Frontier Province.


Surcharge on agricultural income tax in certain Districts

3          (1) There shall be levied and collected from every owner of land which is assessed to agricultural income-tax in the Districts of Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Hazara, Mardan, Kohat and Peshawar on the land revenue payable in the agricultural year 1974-75, an additional amount of agricultural income-tax by way of surcharge at the rates specified in the First Schedule to this Act.

(2) The provisions of the North-West Frontier Agricultural Income-Tax Act. 1948 (N.-.W. F. P. Act, XVII of 1948), shall so far as may be, apply to the assessment, collection and recovery of the surcharge it imposed under this section.


Cinema tax

4.         (1) There shall be levied and collected a tax on cinemas payable by the owner or management thereof at the following rates for the financial year, 1975-76:—

  1. in the case of a cinema classed   One thousand rupees

                     as a firstClass Cinema

  1. in the case of a cinema classed   Five hundred rupees

                     as a secand Class Cinema

  1. in the case of cinema classed     One hundred rupees

                     as a third Class Cinema
(2) If the person responsible for the payment of the tax under sub-section (1) fails to pay the tax within the period prescribed under the rules for its payment, he shall be liable to pay, in addition to the amount of such tax, a penalty not exceeding the amount of the tax payable.


5.         There shall be levied and collected in any area in which a tax is imposed on motor vehicles by or under any enactment in force, a surcharge such tax, payable by the person by whom the tax is payable, at the following rates for the financial year, 1975-76.

Surcharge on motor vehicle tax

            (i)     motor vehicle used for the transport      twenty-five rupees,
            (ii)    motor vehicles plying for hire and         Fifty rupees
                     licensed to carry more than eight , persons.


6.         Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the West Pakistan Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1965 (W. P. Ord. XIX of 1965), or the West Pakistan Motor Vehicles Rules, 1969, the fees payable under the rules mentioned in column 2 of the Second Schedule to this Act, shall, in the financial year, 1975-76, be paid at the rates specified in column 3 thereof.

Enhancement of fees relating to motor vehicles

7.         With effect from 1st July, 1975, there shall be levied and collected, in such manner as may be prescribed, a collection fee on raw opium and poppy heads, collected for a factory, at the following rates:—

Collection fee on raw opium and poppy heads.

            (a)     in the case of opium, two hundred rupees for every seer of raw opium; and
            (b)    in the case of poppy heads, ten rupees for every ma and of poppy heads.       
            8.         1[… . . . . . … . . . ..]


9.         In the West Pakistan Entertainment Duty Act, 1958, in its application to the North-West Frontier Province, in sub-section (1) of section 3, for the words "fifty" and "seventy-five", the words "seventy-five" and "hundred" shall respectively be substituted.

Amendment of section 3 of W.P. Act. X of 1958.

10.       In the West Pakistan Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1958, in its application to the North-West Frontier Province, in section 13, sub-section (2) shall be omitted.

Amendment of section 13 of W.P. Act XXXII of 1958

1. Omitted by -S.AV. V. P. Act. No. 1 of 1985 S. 4.


Application of existing laws

11.       Where any tax, fee, cess or surcharge imposed by this Act, is by way of an addition to, or a surcharge on any existing tax impose by or under any enactment in force, the procedure provided in such enactment and the rules framed thereunder for the assessment, collection and recovery of such tax, shall, so far as applicable, apply to the assessment, collection and recovery of the additional tax, fee, cess or surcharge.

Bar of suits in Civil court

12.       No suit shall lie in any Civil Court to set aside or modify any assessment, levy or collection of a tax, fee, duty, cess or surcharge made under this Act and the rules thereunder, or any penalty imposed under subsection (2) of section 4.

Power to make rules

13.       (1) Government may make rules for carrying into effect the purposes of this Act, and such rules may, among other matters, prescribe the procedure for the assessment, collection and payment of any tax, fee, surcharge or cess levied, or imposition of any penalty under this Act, in so far as such procedure is not provided in this Act.

(2) Any rules made or deemed to have been made under the corresponding provisions of the North-West Frontier Province Finance Act 1974 (N.-W. F. P. Act III of 1974), shall, so far as may be, be continued and be deemed to have been made under this Act.

 

FIRST SCHEDULE.
[See Section 3].
                                                                                    Surcharge.
Where the total land-revenue payable does not  =       Nil.
exceed Rs. 349.                                                  
Where the total land-revenue payable exceeds   =       Rupees twelve.
Rs. 349, but does not exceed Rs. 499.
Where the total land-revenue payable exceeds   =       Rupees twenty-four.
 Rs. 499, but does not exceed Rs. 749.
Where the total land-revenue payable exceeds   =       Rupees fifty.
Rs. 749, but does not exceed Rs. 999.               
Where the total land-revenue payable exceeds   =       Rupees one hundred.
Rs. 999 but does not exceed Rs. 1,999.
Where the total land-revenue payable exceeds   =       Rupees two hundred but
Rs. 1,999 exceed Rs. 4,999.                                         does not and fifty.
Where the total land-revenue payable exceeds   =       Rupees five hundred.
Rs. 4,000 but does not exceed Rs. 9,999.
Where the total land revenue payable exceeds   =       Rupees one thousand.
Rs. 9,999.       

 

 

SECOND SCHEDULE
[See Section 6]

Serial No.

Description of fees and the relevant rule of the West Pakistan Motor Vehicles Rules, 1969.

Rate of fee

1

2

3

1.          Fee for the test of compentence to drive, under sub-rule      10 (3) of rule 8.
2.          Fee for a duplicate licence, under sub-rule (6) of rule 13.     10              sub-rule (4) of rule 14 and sub-rule (4) of rule 15.
3.          Fee for learner's driving licence, under sub-rule (2) of                       10 rule 19.
4.          Fee for the issue of driving licence, under clause (1)"of                    20 rule 26—
5.          Fee for renewal of driving licence, under clause (ii)) of
             rule 26.-—
             (a)  where the application for renewal is made within                        10
                   thirty days from the date of the expiry of the licence;
             (b)  where the application for renewal is made after              20 thirty days of the date of the expiry of the licence.
6.          Fee for a duplicate certificate on loss or destruction of                     10 certificate of registration and certificate of fitness of
             a vehicle, other than a transport vehicle, under rule 37.
7.          Fee for a duplicate certificate on loss or destruction of                     15 certificate of registration and certificate of Fitness of a
             transport vehicle, under rule 38.
8.          Fee for duplicate certificate of a defaced or torn certificate 15
             of registration and certificate of fitness of a transport
             vehicle, under rule 39.

 

 

SECOND SCHEDULE – Contd.
[See Section 6]

Serial No.

Description of fees and the relevant rule of the West Pakistan Motor Vehicles Rules, 1969.

Rate of fee

1

2

3

9.          Registration fee under rule 42—
             (a)  in respect of a motor cycle and an invalid                             10
                   carriage or a trailer not having more than
                   two wheels and not weighing more than
                   one ton unladen; 
             (b)  in respect of a heavy transport vehicle    ..                      60
             (c)  in respect of any other vehicle     ..                                  30
             (d) in respect of temporary registration of any vehicle.                     10
10.        Fee for transfer of ownership of a motor vehicle      Same as              under rule 47                                                              in Serial
                                                                                                No. 9 for
                                                                                                registration.

 

 

THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE SPEAKER AND
DEPUTY SPEAKER'S (SALARIES, ALLOWANCES AND
PRIVILEGES) ACT, 1975.
23rd June, 1975.
N.-W. P.P. ACT NO. Ill OF 1975.
[First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province in the Gazette of North-West Frontier Province, (Extra-ordinary), dated 23rd June, 1975].
AN
ACT
to provide for the salaries, allowances and privileges of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker in the North- West Frontier Province.


Preamble

            WHEREAS Articles 250 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan inter alid provides that the salaries, allowances and privileges of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker shall be determined by law;

It is hereby enacted at follows:—
PART—1
PRELIMINARY.


Short title and commencement

1.         (1) This Act may be called the North-West Frontier Province Speaker and Deputy Speaker's (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act,

(2) It shall come into force at once.


Definitions

2.         (1) In this Act unless the context otherwise requires,—

(a)     "Constitution” means the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan;
(b)     "Deputy Speaker" means the Deputy Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of the North-West Frontier Province;
(c)     "family" means the wife, legitimate and step children residing with and wholly dependent upon the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker, as the case may be;
(d)    "Government" means the Government of the North-West Frontier Province;

 

            (e)     "maintenance" in relation to an official residence of the Speaker includes the payment of water rates, local taxes, electricity, gas and fuel charges and the conservancy charges, and in relation to an official residence of the Deputy Speaker includes the payment of water charges and half of the electricity charges;
            (f)     "official residence" means the houses reserved from time to time for use by the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker and includes the staff quarters and other buildings appurtenant to and the gardens of the residence;
            (g)    "Speaker" means the Speaker of the Provincial Assembly of the North-West Frontier Province.
(2)   Words and expressions used in this Act and not defined shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Constitution.
______________
PART—II.
SALARY, ALLOWANCES AND PRIVILEGES OF THE SPEAKER.


3.         The Speakers shall be paid a salary at the rate of 1(fire) thousand rupees per mensem.

Salary of the Speaker

4.         (1) The Speaker shall be entitled to claim—  
            (a)     the actual travelling expenses for himself and his family;
             (b)   the actual cost of transporting personal servants, not exceeding two, by the lowest class of accommodation; and

Allowances on taking up and laying down the office of the speaker

            (c)     the actual cost of transporting household effects, not exceeding one hundred and twenty maunds, by goods train, steamer or other craft, excluding air-craft; and his personal car, if any; from his ordinary place of residence to the seat of Government on taking up office and from the seat of Government to his ordinary place of residence on laying down office.
(2)   No claim shall lie for any travel or transportation hot performed within six months of the date of taking up or laying down office, as the case may be.           


            5. The Speaker shall receive a Sumptuary Allowance of 2 (two) thousand rupees per mensem.

Sumptuary allowance of speaker

1    Substituted for the word "two" by N.-W F P Act IX of 1985, Section 2.
2    Substituted for the word "One" by N.-W. F. P'. Act IX of 1985, Section 2.

Equipment allowances of the speaker

6.         The Speaker on appointment shall receive equipment allowance of 1(three) thousand rupees; provided that such allowance shall not be admissible to him if in the preceding ten years he has received such or similar allowance by virtue of his appointment to any post.

Official residence.

7.         (1) The Speaker shall be entitled to the use, without payment of rent, of a house provided by Government throughout his term of Office and for a period of fifteen days immediately thereafter, or until the person chosen to fill the Office of the Speaker by the next Assembly has entered upon his Office, as the case may be.

(2) The official residence of the Speaker alongwjth the grounds appurtenant thereto shall, subject to such conditions as may be imposed by Government from time to time, be maintained by Government and shall be furnished at a cost not exceeding 2 (fifty) thousand rupees,,. The term furniture will include carpets and curtains but will not include the cost of 3 (two) Air Conditioner and one Refrigerator to which the Speaker is otherwise entitled.
4 [ (3) If at the time of entering upon office, an official residence is not available, the Speaker shall, until such residence is provided by Government, be paid the actual expenditure incurred by him on furnished accommodation for himself and his family, subject to a maximum of 3 (seven) thousand rupees per mensem].   
5[ (4) Where the Speaker chooses to reside in his own house, he may be paid a monthly sum of 3 (seven)thousand rupees in lieu of the furnished accommodation so as to cover all expenses on its maintenance.]


Journey by air.

8.         (1) The Speaker may, if the public interest so demands, travel by air in which case he shall be entitled to—

(i)      the actual air fare for economy class paid for himself, and the cost of transporting personal luggage not exceeding one hundred pounds inclusive of the fare allowance given by the air company;
(ii)     the actual air fare for economy class paid for one private servant.
(2) The Speaker travelling by air in a regular service may take with him one member of his personal staff.
(3) When a journey by air is combined with a journey by any other means, the Speaker may claim air mileage only for the air port of the journey, and for the rest of the journey he shall charge the usual allowance;


1.   Substituted for the words "rupees one thousand and five hundred" by N.-W. F. P. Act IX of 1985, Section 2.
2.   Substituted for the words "fifteen" by N.-W. F. P. Act IX of 1985, Section 2.
 3.  Substituted for the words "one " by N.-W. F. P. Act IX of 1985, Section 2.
 4.  Substituted for the original sub-section (3) by N.-W. F. P. Act XV of 1976, Section 2.
 5   Sub-section (4) Inserted by N.-W. F. P. Act No. XV of 1976 section 2 which was later oa substituted by Act No. IX of 1985, Section 2.

provided that no mileage allowance shall be admissible in respect of surface transport which forms part of the air journey and is included in the fare paid for the air journey.
 (4) The Speaker may, if he considers necessary in the public interest, travel by a Government plane or a plane of the Pakistan Air Force, if available.
 (5) If the Speaker makes a return journey by air, he shall, where possible, purchase a return ticket, if this would cost less than the purchase of two single tickets.


9.         (1) The Speaker, when travelling on duty by railway in Pakistan, journey by rail: shall be entitled at Government expense—

Journey by rail

(a) to requisition —
             (i)    an ordinary first-cum-second class carriage or an "A" class tourist car, or a "B" class tourist car if an "A" class tourist car is not available; or
            (ii)    an ordinary four berthed first class compartment or a two berthed air-conditioned (coupe) compartment, if the vehicles specified in clause (i) are not available or are not desired;
            (b)    to take With hint in the reserved accommodation, without payment of any fare, his wife when travelling in a requisitioned by railway compartment;
            (c)     to take with him not more than two servants by the lowest class of accommodation 1[ . ]
            2[(d) x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x]
(2) Any person, other than the wife of the Speaker, travelling with the Speaker in the reserved accommodation, shall pay the usual fare to the Railway by the purchase of first class ticket, and in every bill for travelling allowance in respect of that journey the Speaker reserving the accommodation shall specify the number of persons who so travelled with him and certify that necessary tickets were purchased by them.


10.       The Speaker travelling on duty in Pakistan by steamer or launch shall be entitled-         

Journey by stemer or launch.

            (a)     to draw the actual fare paid for himself;
             (b)   to take with him not more than two personal servants by the lowest class of accommodation; MA
            (c)     to the carriage of personal luggage not exceeding three maunds.


1    Subs: for the semi-colon, by N.W.F.t3., Act, XV of 1976, S. 2.
2.   Clause (d) omitted ibid.

Journey by road

11.       The Speaker travelling on duty by road between places not connected by railway, or where so connected, he chooses to travel by road, he may, where the journey is performed in a vehicle not owned or maintained by Government, draw

(a)     travelling allowance at the rate of 1(one rupee and twenty paisa per kilo metre) for his own journey by road; and
(b)     actual expenses of the transport of two private servants and all personal luggage, including stores carried for consumption on tour.


Compensation in case of air accident

12.       (1) If the Speaker, while travelling by air, on official duty by any flight scheduled or unscheduled (including Slight in a Government owned air-craft of any type) dies or receives any injury as a result of an accident, Government shall pay to the person or persons referred to in sub-section (2), a sum of rupees one lakh in the case of death and an amount to be determined by Government having regard to scales of compensation applied by insurance companies in like cases in the case of injury.

(2) The compensation shall be payable in the case of injury to the Speaker, and in case of death, to such member or members of his family, or, if there be no such member, to any other person or persons as may be nominated by him, and in the absence of such nomination to his heirs.
(3) A nomination under sub-section (2) may be made, revoked, or altered by a notice in writing signed by the Speaker and addressed to the Accountant-General, North-West Frontier Province.


Daily allowance of the Speaker during halt

13.       The Speaker while on tour shall be entitled to draw an allowance of 2 (one hundred and twenty-five) per day for the duration of his halts on tour;

Provided that—         
(a)     in respect of a place of halt, one half daily allowance shall be admissible for—
         (i)      the day of arrival;
         (ii)     the day of departure; and
         (iii)    the day of the arrival and departure, if the Speaker arrives and departs on the same day;
 (b)    for such continuous halt on tour exceeding ten days, daily allowance shall be admissible—


1. Subs: by N.W.F.P., Act, Ho. IX of 1985.
2. Subs: by ;N.W.F.P., Act, No. IX of 1985.

            (i)     for the first ten days, at the full rate;
            (ii)    for the next twenty days or part thereof, at three-fourth of the full rate; and   .
            (iii)   for the remaining period, at one-half of the full rate.   
Explanation.—A halt on tour shall be treated as continuous unlessterminated by an absence at a distance from the halting place exceeding five miles, for a period including not less than seven nights.


14.       Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Act, the Speaker shall be entitled to receive the actual expenditure incurred by him on tours if such expenditure exceeds the amount to which he is entitled under this Act.

Special privileges of the speaker

15.       The Speaker shall be his own controlling officer for purposes of travelling allowanes.

Controlling officer

            1(16) xxx 1(l6..........)


17.       The Speaker may, at his option, become a subscriber to the provident j und. General Provident Fund and if he so opts, he shall subscribe to the fund as a compulsory subscriber in accordance with the General Provident Fund Rules.

Provident Fund

PART—III
SALARY, ALLOWANCES AND PRIVILEGES OF THE DEPUTY
SPEAKER.


18.       The Deputy Speaker shall be paid a salary at the rate of (three thousand) rupees per mensem.

Salary of the Deputy Speaker

19.       (1) The Deputy Speaker shall be entitled to claim— 
            (a)     the actual travelling expenses for himself and his family;
            (b)    the actual cost of transporting one personal servant by the  lowest class of accommodation; and

Allowance on taking up and laying down the office of the Deputy Speaker.

            (c)     the actual cost of transporting household effects, not exceeding eighty maunds, by goods train, steamer or other craft, excluding air-craft, and his personal car, if any,
from his ordinary place of residence to the seat of Government on taking up office and from the seat of Government to his ordinary place of residence on laying down office.

1.   Section 16 Omitted by N.-W. F. P., Act, No. IV of 1987.

(2) No claim shall lie for any travel or transport not performed within six months of the date of taking up or laying down office, as the case my be.


Sumptuary allowance of the Deputy Speaker

                5[19-A. The Deputy Speaker shall receive a sumptuary allowance of 1(one thousand) rupees per mensem.]

Official residence of the Deputy Speaker

                6[20. (1) The Deputy Speaker shall be entitled to the use. without payment of rent, of a house provided by Government throughout his term of office and for a period of fifteen days immediately thereafter.

(2) The official residence of the Deputy Speaker shall subject to such conditions as may be imposed by Government from time to time, be maintained by Government and shall be furnished at a cost not exceeding 2 (fifty) thousand rupees. The term furniture will include carpets and curtains but will not include the cost of one Air Conditioner and one Refrigerator to which the Deputy Speaker is otherwise entitled.
(3) If at the time of entering upon office, an official residence is not available, the Deputy Speaker shall, until such residence is provided by Government, be paid the actual expenditure incurred by him on furnished accommodation for himself and his family, subject to a. maximum 3 (six thousand) rupees per mensem.
(4) Where the Deputy Speaker chooses to reside in his own house, he may be paid a monthly sum of 4 (six thousand) rupees in lieu of the furnished accommodation so as to cover all expenses on its maintenance.]


Journey by air

21.       (1) The Deputy Speaker may, if the public interest so demands, travel by air, in which case he shall be entitled to—

 (i)     the actual air fare for economy class paid for himself;
(ii)     the cost of transporting personal luggage upto one hundred pounds, inclusive of the free allowance given by the air company.
(2) The Deputy Speaker shall be entitled to claim the actual premium paid for insuring himself for the air journey for an amount not exceeding rupees fifty thousand.
(3) When a journey by air is combined with a journey by any other means, the Deputy Speaker may claim air mileage only for the air part of the journey, and for the rest of the journey he shall charge the usual allowance; provided that no mileage allowance shall be admissible in respect of surface transport which" forms part of the air journey and is . included in the fare paid for the air journey.


1.   Substituted the words “seven hundred and fifty" by N.-W. F. P. Act 1985.
2.   Substituted the words "fifteen" by N.-W. F. P. Act No. IX of 1985.
3.   Substituted the words "'one thousand and five hundred" by N.-W. F. P. Act No. IX, 1985.
4.   Substituted the words "one thousand "by N.-W. F. P. Act No. IX of 1985.
5.   Inserted by N.-W. F. P. Act No. IX of 1975 Section 3.
6.   Substituted by N.-W. F. P. Act No. XIV of 1976 which was repealed by N -W F P. Act No. XV of 1970 and later on Substituted by Act No. IX of m5, section 2.

(4) If the Deputy Speaker makes a return journey by air, he shall, where possible, purchase a return ticket, if this would cost less than , the purchase of two singly tickets. .


22.       The Deputy Speaker, when travelling on duty by railway in Joumeyby rail. Pakistan, shall be entitled at government expense —

Journey by rail

(a) to requisition —
                     (i)      an ordinary first class two berthed compartment; or
                     (ii)     where an air conditioned couch is provided, a coupe compartment in such couch;     
             (b)   to take with him one personal servant by lowest class of accommodation.


23.       The Deputy Speaker travelling on duty in Pakistan by steamer or launch shall be entitled —

Journey by steamer or launch

            (a)     to draw the actual fare paid for himself;
            (b)    to take with him one personal servant by the lowest class of accommodation; and
            (c)     to the carriage of personal luggage not exceeding three maunds.


24.       The Deputy Speaker travelling on duty by road between places not connected by railway, or, where so connected, he choose to travel by road, he may, where the journey is performed in a vehicle not owned or maintained by Government, draw---

Journey by road

            (a)     travelling allowane at the rate of ' (one rupee and twenty paisa per kilometre) for his own journey by road ; and
            (b)    actual expenses of the transport of one private servant and; personal luggage, including stores carried for consumption on tour, upto three maunds.


                2[ 24.-A. (1) If the Deputy Speaker, while travelling by air on official duty by any flight scheduled or unscheduled (including flight in Government owned aircraft of any type) dies or receives injury as a result of any accident, Government shall pay to the person or persons referred to in sub-section (2), a sum of one lac in the case of death and an amount to be determined by Government having regard to scales of compensation applied by insurance companies in like cases in the case of injury.

Compensation in case of air accident

1.   Substituted the words "one rupees per kilometer" by N.-W. F. P. Act No. IX of 1985.
2.   user: by N.-W. F. P. Ord. No. XIV of 1976 and Act No. XV of 1976.


(2) The compensation shall be payable, in the case of injury, to the Deputy Speaker, and in the case of death, to such member or members of his family, or, if there be no such members of his family, or if there be no : such member, to any other person or persons as may be nominated by him, and in the absence of such nomination to his heirs.
(3) A nomination under sub-section (2) may be revoked or altered by a notice in writing signed by the Deputy Speaker and addressed to the Accountant-General, North-West Frontier Province.]


Daily Allowance during halt

25.       The Deputy Speaker while on tour shall be entitled to draw an allowance of! (one hundred and twenty five) per day for the duration of his halts on tour:

Provided that—
(a)     in respect of a place of halt, one-half daily allowance shall be admissible for—
         (i)      the day of arrival;
         (ii)     the day of departure; and
         (iii)    the day of arrival and departure if he arrives and departs on the same day;
(b)     for such continuous halt on tour exceeding ten days, daily allowance shall be admissible,—
         (i)      for the first ten days, at full rates;           
         (ii)     for the next twenty days of part thereof, at three fourth of full rate; and
         (iii)    for the remaining period if the halt exceeds for more than twenty days, at one-half of the full rate.
Explanation:—A halt on tour shall be treated as continuous unless terminated by an absence at a distance from the halting place exceeding five , miles, for a period including not less than seven nights.


Controlling Officer

26.       The Speaker shall be controlling officer for the purposes of travelling allowances of the Deputy Speaker.

2[26-A.] 2(26..............)

1.   Subs: by N.-W. F. P. Act IX of 1975, which was subs: by N.W.F.P Act No XIV of 3976 and Act No. XV of 1976 and Sub. a fresh by Act No, IX of 1985.
2.   Inser: by N.-W. F. P. Act No IX of! 975. and then omitted by Act No IV of 1987 S. 3-


                                                    
PART—IV.
GENERAL.


27.       The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker shall be entitled to the use of an official car maintained at Government expense.

Transport

                1[27-A. The Speaker and Deputy Speaker shall be enitled to claim actual amount paid by them on account of electricity and gas charges.]

Electricity and gas charges

28.       Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker travelling on official duty in Pakistan shall be treated as a First Grade Officer.

Travelling Allowance for touring in Pakistan

29.       The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker travelling on official business outside Pakistan shall be entitled to such allowance as may, from time to time, be allowed by Government for the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker.

Travelling Allowance for tour abroad

30.       The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker shall be entitled to medical facilities admissible in terms of the medical attendance rules for the time being in force in respect of Government, except that he and his family shall be entitled to medical attendance at his residence.

Medical facilitates

                2[31. (1) The Governor may grant to the Speaker or as the case may be, the Deputy Speaker, during his term of office at one time or from time to time leave of absence for urgent reasons of health or private affairs for a period not exceeding one month in a year; provided that such leave may be accumulated for a period not exceeding three months. The leave salary of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker shall be the same as admissible to them under section 3 and section 18 respectively.

Leave

(2) If the leave granted under sub-section (1) is spent abroad, the Speaker or, as the case may be, the Deputy Speaker, shall be entitled to draw his leave salary in Foreign Currency, subject to such conditions and restrictions as may be imposed by the Federal Government].


32.       (1) All reasonable precautions shall be taken to see that official residence, transport and furniture, etc., provided to the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker by Government are used with the same care with which a person's own property is taken care of.

Miscellaneous

(2) All furniture and furnishing provided in an official residence under this Act, shall be marked by the Buildings Department, Government of North-West Frontier Province, for the purpose of identification.
(3) When the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker occupies an official residence, it shall be the duty of the officer concerned of the Buildings Department, Government of North-West Frontier Province, to hand over the charge of the furniture and furnishings in the residence of the Speaker, or


1.   Inser: by K-W. F- P. Act No. IX of 1985.
2.   Subs: by N-/W. F. P. Ord. No. XIV of 1976 and Act No. XV of 1976.

the charge of the furnishing in the residence of the Deputy Speaker, to the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker, as the case may be, or to a person authorised in writing by the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker, according to an inventory to be drawn up and signed by such officer.
 (4) When the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker is about to vacate the official residence, he shall inform the officer concerned of the Buildings Department, Government of North-West Frontier Province, and shall arrange that the furniture and furnishing of the official residence are handed over to that officer according to inventory to be drawn up and signed.
(5) The officer concerned of the Buildings Department Government of North-West Frontier Province, may from time to time, inspect an official residence, its furniture and furnishings with the prior approval of the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker, as the case may be.


Charge report

33.       The Speaker or the Deputy Speaker shall not be required to sign a charge report on taking up or laying down their offices as Speaker or Deputy Speaker.

Power to make rules

34.       Government may make rules for carrying out the purposes of this act.

Repeal

35.       The North-West Frontier Province Provincial Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker's (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1972, is hereby repealed.

 

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