Now, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-

1.       Short title and commencement.—(1) This Ordinance may be called the Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2013.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

2.       Substitution of Section 36-B, Ordinance XXXII of 1962.—In the Medical and Dental Council Ordinance, 1962 (XXXII of 1962), for Section 36-B the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"36-B. Transitory provision.—(1) Upon commencement of the Medical and Dental Council (Amendment) Act, 2012 (XIX of 2012), the incumbent Council constituted under Section 3 shall stand dissolved.