[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-II, 10th October, 2011]

S.R.O. 964(I)/2011, dated 22.9.2011.—In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-clause (o) of sub-section (2) of Section 5 of the Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-organization) Act of 1996, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is pleased to notify following amendments in the Telecom Consumers Protection Regulations, 2009.

1.         Short Title and Commencement.—(1) These Regulations shall be called the Telecom Consumers Protection (Amendment) Regulations, 2011.

(2)  They shall come into force from the date of gazette notification.

2. Amendment of Regulation 3, S.R.O. 300(I)/2009 of 2009.—In the Telecom Consumers Protection Regulations. 2009, amendments in Regulation 3 titled as "Definitions" at Page 1079 of S.R.O. 300(I)/2009 of 2009 shall be incorporated as follows:—

(a)        in sub-clause (xi) of sub-regulation (1) of regulation 3, the word "and" appearing after the semi-colon shall be deleted; and

(b)        after amending sub-clause (xi) of sub-regulation (1) of regulation 3 as above, a new additional sub-clause "(xi-a)" shall be inserted as follows:

            "(xi-a)  "Special Occasion" means Ramadan, Eid day, Hajj, New Year, Independence day, Shab-e-Baraat, Shab-e-Miraj pre-defined in terms of days with each package; and"


3. Amendment of Regulation 6, S.R.O. 658(I)/2010 of 2010.—In the Telecom Consumers Protection (Amendment) Regulations, 2010, the existing regulation 6 of "Withdrawal of Service" at Page 2025 of S.R.O. 658 (I)/2010 of 2010 shall be substituted and read as follows:–

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