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ACT NO. V OF 2012

CONSTITUTION (TWENTIETH AMENDMENT) 

ACT, 2012

An Ad further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 29th February, 2012]

No. F. 9(5)/2012-Legls.—The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on 28th February, 2012, is hereby published for general information:—

WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan;

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

1.  Short title and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Act, 2012.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

2.       Amendment of Article 48 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as the Constitution, in Article 48, in Clause (5), in Paragraph (b), after the word "Cabinet", the words, commas, figures and letter "in accordance with the provisions of Article 224 or, as the case may be, Article 224-A”, shall be added.

3.       Amendment of Article 214 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution, in Article 214,—

(a)     in the marginal note, the word "Commissioner's", shall be omitted; and

(b)     after the word "Pakistan", the commas and words ",and a member of the Election Commission shall make before the Commissioner,", shall be inserted.

4.       Amendment of Article 215 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution, in Article 215,—

(a)     in the marginal note, after the word "Commissioner", the words "and members", shall be added;

(b)     in clause (1),—

          (i)      after the word "Commissioner", the words "and a member", shall be inserted; and

          (ii)     in the proviso, after the word "incumbent", the word "Commissioner", shall be added;

(c)     in clause (2),—

          (i)      after the word "Commissioner", occurring for the first time, the words "or a member", .shall be inserted; and

          (ii)     after the word "Commissioner", at the end, the words and commas "or, as the case may be, a member", shall be added: and

(d)     in clause (3), after the word "Commissioner", the words "or a member", shall be inserted.

5.       Amendment of Article 216 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution, in Article 210,—

(a)     in the marginal note, after the word "Commissioner", the words "and members", shall be inserted;

(b)     in clause (1), after the word "Commissioner", the words "or a member", shall be inserted; and

(c)     in clause (2), after the word "Commissioner", occurring for the first time, the words "or a member", shall be inserted.

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