(Pb Ord XII of 2002)

[28th February, 2002]


An ordinance to amend the Punjab Acquisition of Land (Housing) (Repeal) Act, 1985.


Whereas it is expedient to amend the Punjab Acquisition of Land (Housing) (Repeal) Act, 1985 (XII of 1985), for the purposes 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.


  1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Ordinance may be called the Punjab Acquisition of Land (Housing) (Repeal) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002.


(2)        It shall be deemed to have come into force on and from the 14th Day of August, 2001.


  1. Amendment in section 3 of Act XII of 1985.- In section 3 of the said Act, full stop at the end of second proviso shall be substituted by a colon and thereafter the following shall be added:-

“Provided further that for the purpose of operation of this section the following provisions of the Punjab Acquisition of Land (Housing) Act, 1973 shall be read as mentioned hereunder:-

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