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CANAL AND DRAINAGE (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2002

Ordinance XXXI of 2002

18th June, 2002

 An ordinance further to amend the Canal and Drainage Act, 1873.

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Canal and Drainage Act, 1873 (VIII of 1873), in the manner hereinafter appearing; 

And whereas the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab is dissolved and the Governor is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action; 

And whereas under Article 4 of the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order no. 9 of 1999, as amended by the Chief Executive Order No. 11 of 2000, the Governor of a Province may issue and promulgate an Ordinance; 

Now, therefore, in exercise of the aforesaid powers and all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of the Punjab is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:- 

1.         Short title and commencement.- (1) This Ordinance may be called the

 Canal and Drainage (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002. 

(2)      It shall come into force at once. 

2.         Amendment in section 35 of Act VIII of 1873.- In the said Act, in section 35 sub section (3) , in clauses (i) and (ii) the word "three" shall be substituted by the word "ten".