AND WHEREAS the Senate and the National Assembly are not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;

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 Safeguard Measures (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

2.     Omission of Sections 39, 40, 41 and 44, Ordinance XXXI of 2002.–In the Safeguard Measures Ordinance, 2002 (XXXI of 2002), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, Sections 39, 40, 41 and 44 shall be omitted.

3.     Substitution of Section 46, Ordinance XXXI of 2002.–In the said Ordinance, for Section 46, the following shall be substituted, namely:–

“46.  Ordinance to override other laws.–The provisions of this Ordinance shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any other law for the time being in force:

          Provided that this provision shall not apply to the National Tariff Commission Act, 1990 (VI of 1990).”.

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