8.       Termination and removal of Members and Chairman.—The contract of Members or Chairman shall be terminated as per following grounds, namely:—

(a)     If Member or, as the ease may be, the Chairman, resigns his office by writing under his hand addressed to the Federal Government, his appointment or contract shall be terminated on acceptance of the resignation by the Federal Government;

(b)     a Federal or Provincial Civil servant holding the post of Member or the Chairman may request for termination of his appointment on one month's notice provided that no inquiry is pending or contemplated against him;

(c)     upon completion of tenure or period of the term; and

(d)     by the Court of Law;

9.  Existing members and Chairman deemed appointed under these rules,—(1) The Members or Chairman presently working shall be deemed to be appointed under these rules.

(2)  Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, within 15 days of the Notification of these rules, the Federal Government shall verify as to whether all present Members/Chairman fulfill the requirements/qualifications in field at the time of their respective appointments, and in case Federal Government is satisfied that the appointments arc not in accordance with the provisions of the Act and applicable criteria of sub-rule (1) shall not apply and the Federal Government shall proceed to make fresh appointments in accordance with these rules.

10.     Repeal.—The procedure already provided in the OM dated 06-02-2003 of the Cabinet Division for the appointment of Chairman and Members of Authority is hereby repealed and the procedure already notified by Finance Division vide O.M. No. 3(7)R4/98. Vol-II/2007(B), dated 11-04-2007 is hereby repealed to the extent of members of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority.

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SCHEDULE I

[See Rule 4(1)]

S.No.

Name of Post

Qualification & Experience

Maximum Age.

1.

Member (Finance)

The applicant should be a financial expert/Chartered Accountant/ FCA/CFA/CPA/ CIMA from a recognized Foreign/Local University/ Institution of high repute with fifteen years experience including at least five years at the top management level.

57 years.

2.

Member (Tech)

(a) Ph.D. in Telecom, Electronics or Electrical Engineering with major in telecommunication with fifteen years relevant experience in a responsible position in public or private sectors.

OR

M.Sc./M.S {Electrical/ Electronics / Telecommun-ications Engineering) with major in Telecommunication or in a related discipline with a minimum of eighteen years experience in a responsible position in public / private sector. The experience of working in the field of Telecommunications / Regulatory organization will be preferred.

57 years.

3.

Member (Compliance & Enforcement)

Ph.D / Professional Charter in Business / Finance / Regulatory Economics / Administration / Corporate Management/ Telecommunications / Computer Sciences / Information Technology from Foreign/Local Institutions with 15 years experience including at least five years at the top management level.

OR

Masters Degree in above disciplines or ELM from a foreign or local university with 18 years relevant experience in Public / Private Sector.

57 years.

SCHEDULE II

[See Rule 4(4)]

SELECTION COMMITTEE FOR CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS

(i)      A Minister/Minister of State as designated 

by the Prime Minister                             Chairman

(ii)     Secretary, IT.                                          Member

(iii)    Additional Secretary, Cabinet Division  Member

(iv)    Additional Secretary, Establishment 

Division                                                 Member

(v)     Additional Secretary, Law and Justice 

Division                                                 Member

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