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ACT NO. X OF 2013

PAKISTAN COINAGE (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2013

An Act further to amend the Pakistan Coinage Act, 1906

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 14th March, 2013]

No. F. 9(18)/2012-Legis.—The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on 11th March, 2013, is hereby published for general information:—

WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Pakistan Coinage Act, 1906 (III of 1906), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

1.  Short title and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called Pakistan Coinage (Amendment) Act, 2013.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

2.  Amendment of Section 6, Act III of 1906.—In the Pakistan Coinage Act, 1906 (III of 1906), hereinafter referred to as the said Act, in Section 6, after the word "denominations" the words "nor less than one rupee" shall be inserted.

3.  Substitution of Section 13, Act III of 1906.—In the said Act, for Section 13, the following shall be substituted, namely:—

"13. Coins when a legal tender.—(1) The coins issued under the authority of Section 6 shall be legal tender in payment or on account for any sum:

          Provided that the coin has not been defaced and has not lost weight so as to be less than such weight as may be prescribed in its case.

(2) All the gold or silver coins issued under the Act on or after the 1st day of January, 1976, shall continue as before to be legal tender in payment of on account for any sum:

          Provided that the coin has not been defaced and has not lost more than one-fortieth of weight as specified below:-

(a)     in case of gold,—

          (i)      33.437 grams in the case of three thousand rupee coin issued in 1976 to commemorate the conservation of Astor Markhor;

          (ii)     9 grams in the case of one thousand rupee coin issued in 1977 to commemorate the Islamic Summit Conference;

          (iii)    4.5 grams in the case of five hundred rupee coin issued in 1976 to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah; and

          (iv)    3.64 grams in the case of five hundred rupee coin issued in 1977 to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Allama Iqbal; and

(b)     in case of silver,—

          (i)      28.28 grams in the case of one hundred rupee coin issued in 1976 to commemorate conservation of Western Trogopan;

          (ii)     20.44 grams in the case of one hundred rupee coin issued in 1976 to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah;

          (iii)    20.44 grams in the case of one hundred rupee coin issued in 1977 to commemorate the Islamic Summit Conference;

          (iv)    20.40 grams in the case of one hundred rupee coin issued in 1977 to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Allam Iqbal; and

          (v)     35 grams in the case of one hundred fifty rupee coin issued in 1976 to commemorate the conservation of Gharial Crocodile.".

4.       Insertion of new Section 15AA, Act III of 1906.—In the said Act, after Section 15A, the following new section shall be inserted, namely:—

"15AA. Decimal coinage.—State Bank of Pakistan shall exchange corns of paisa 1,2,5,10,25 and 50, already issued by the Federal Government, till such date as notified by the State Bank of Pakistan; thereafter, these coins shall cease to be legal tender,".

5.       Omission of Section 15B, Act III of 1906.—In the said Act, Section 15B shall be omitted.

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ACT NO. XI OF 2013

ISLAMABAD CAPITAL TERRITORY PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (REGISTRATION AND REGULATION) ACT, 2013

An Act to provide for the registration, regulation and functioning of private educational institutions in Islamabad Capital Territory

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 19th March, 2013]

No. F. 9(1)/2013-Legis.—The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on 16th March, 2013, is hereby published for general information:—

WHEREAS, it is expedient to regulate the functioning of private educational institutions in the Islamabad Capital territory and to provide for the registration of such institutions ensuring adequate transparency and proper discipline and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto;

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

1.       Short title, extent and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions (Registration and Regulation )Act, 2013.

(2)     It extends to the whole of the Islamabad Capital Territory.

(3)     It shall come into force at once.

2.       Definitions.—In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,—

(a)     "Authority" means the Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (ICT-PEIRA) established under Section 3;

(b)     "Board" means the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad;

(c)     "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Authority;

(d)     "college" means a privately managed college imparting education for intermediate or higher secondary education or equivalent;

(e)     "Government" means the Federal Government;

(f)      "institution" means a privately managed school, college, tuitions centre or an institution imparting education upto intermediate or higher secondary school level or equivalent;

(g)     "member" means the member of the Authority;

(h)     "prescribed" means prescribed by rules or regulations made under this Act;

(i)      "privately managed" means an institution which is not owned or managed by a Government, a local body or a body set up or control led by the Government; and.

(j)      "school" means a privately managed school or tuition centre imparting education at pre-primary level including day-care centre and from pre-primary level to secondary education level or equivalent.

3.       Establishment of the Authority.—(1) There shall be established an Authority to be known as the Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (ICT-PEIRA).

(2)  The Authority shall be a body corporate, having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power, subject to the provisions of this Act to enter into contracts, acquire and hold property, both movable and immovable, and shall by the said name sue and be sued.

4.       Aims and objectives of Authority.—The aims and objectives of the Authority shall be to register and regulate privately managed educational institutions in the Islamabad Capital Territory to ensure that such institutions follow a uniform policy that includes,—

(a)     curricula according to Federal scheme of studies;

(b)     duration of academic session and holidays or vacations;

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