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West Pakistan Goats (Restriction) Ordinance, 1959

SECTIONS

CONTENTS

 

Preamble

1

Short title and extent

2

Definitions

3

Restriction on grazing etc, of goats

4

Power to regulate the movement of goats

5

Power to regulate slaughter of goats

6

Penalty

7

Offences to be cognizable and bailable

8

Powers of certain officers to arrest offender

9

Person arrested and goat seized to released on bond

10

Power to try the offence summarily

11

Protection of action taken under the Ordinance

12

Power to make rules


The

West Pakistan Goats (Restriction)

Ordinance, 1959

XLII of 1959

18th   July, 1959

An Ordinance to restrict the number of goats in West Pakistan.

PREAMBLE:
WHEREAS it is expedient in the public interest to restrict the numbers of goats in the Province of West Pakistan;


NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Presidential Proclamation of the seventh day of October 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of West Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:


1. Short title and extent. (1) This Ordinance may be called the West Pakistan Goats (Restriction) Ordinance, 1959


(2) It extends the whole of the Province of Pakistan, except the Tribal Areas.


2. Definitions. In this Ordinance, unless the context: otherwise requires, the following expressions shall have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say: –


(i) ‘Government’ means the government of West Pakistan;


(ii) ‘Prescribed’ means prescribed by rules made under this Ordinance


(iii) ‘Slaughter House’ means any building, premises or place used in connection with the business of killing or slaughtering animals intended for human consumption, and shall include a public slaughter house maintained by a local authority and a private slaughter-house duly licensed for that purpose under any law for the time being in force.


3. Restriction on grazing etc, of goats. Government may by notification declare that in any specified area, hereinafter referred to as local area, it shall be unlawful –


(a) after twelve months of the publication of the notification, to graze or pasture goats on land, and


(b) after eighteen months of the publication of the notification, to keep goats.


Provided that Government may in any area permit the keeping of goats subject to such conditions as may be prescribed.

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