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PRISONERS (PUNJAB AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2001

Pb Ord XXXIX of 2001

13th November, 2001

An Ordinance further to amend the Prisoners Act, 1900 (III of 1900)

 

WHEREAS, it is expedient to amend the Prisoners Act, 1900 (III of 1900) for the purposes hereinafter appearing; 

 

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 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 Prisoners (Punjab Amendment) Ordinance, 2001. 

           (2)         It shall come into force at once. 

 

2.         Amendment in section 37 of Act III of 1900.- In the said Act, in the proviso of section 37 for the words “District Magistrate” the words “Sessions Judge” shall be substituted. 

 

3.         Amendment in section 38 of Act III of 1900.- In the said Act, in section 38, for the words “District or Sub-divisional” the words “Sessions Judge or” shall be substituted and for the word “Magistrate” occurring for the second time the word “Court” shall be substituted. 

 

4.         Amendment in section 39 of Act III of 1900.- In the said Act, in sub-section (2) for the words “District or Sub-divisional” the words “Sessions Judge or” shall be substituted and for the word “Magistrate” occurring for the second time the word “court” shall be substituted.

 

5.         Amendment in section 43 of Act III of 1900.- In the said Act, in section 43 sub-clause (a) for the words “District or Sub-divisional” the words “Sessions Judge or” shall be substituted and for the word “Magistrate” occurring for the second time the word “Court” shall be substituted.

 

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