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ACT NO. I OF 2012

WOMEN IN DISTRESS AND DETENTION FUND (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2011

An Act further to amend the Women in Distress and Detention Fund Act, 1996

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 5th January, 2012]

No. F. 9(15)/2011-Legis.–The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on 30th December, 2011, is hereby published for general information:—

WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Women in Distress and Detention Fund Act, 1996 (XV of 1996), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

 

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

1.  Short title and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the Women in Distress and Detention Fund (Amendment) Act, 2011.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

2.  Amendment of Section 6, Act XV of 1996.—In the Women in Distress and Detention Fund Act, 1996 (XV of 1996), in Section 6,—

(a)        in sub-section (1),—

            (i)         in clause (i), for the words and comma "Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs" the words "Human Rights" shall be substituted;

            (ii)        in clause (ii), for the words and comma "Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs" the words "Human Rights" shall be substituted; and

            (iii)       in clause (viii), for the words and comma "Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs" the words and comma ''Human Rights," shall be substituted; and

(b)        in sub-section (7), for the words and comma "Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs" the words "Human Rights" shall be substituted.