THE ARMED FORCES CIVIL GENERAL TRANSPORT COMPANIES AND REQUISITION OF CIVIL TRANSPORT ORDINANCE, 2002
ORDINANCE No. CXXII OF 2002
An Ordinance to provide for raising of civil general transport companies and for requisition of civil transport for the Armed Forces.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for raising of civil general transport companies and for requisition of civil transport for the Armed Forces at a short notice to meet their transport requirements for mobilizing the logistics resources before the declaration of emergency in view of unpredictable operation activity of any adversary of Pakistan;
AND WHEREAS the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render in necessary to take immediate action;
Now, THEREFORE in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the Fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No.1 of 1999, read with the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No. 9 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:–
1. Short title, extent and commencement.-(1) This Ordinance may be called the Armed Forces Civil General Transport Companies and Requisition of Civil Transport Ordinance, 2002.
(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan.
(3) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the twenty-third day of December, 2001.
2. Definitions. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) "Armed Forces" means the Army, Navy or Air Force of Pakistan or any Armed Forces raised or maintained by the Federal Government including Civil Armed Forces, or any other Armed Forces attached to, or operating with, any such force or forces;
(b) "civil transport" means any vehicle or transport owned by a department of the Federal Government, a Provincial Government or a local body or any private transport or vehicle owned by any person residing within territorial limits of Pakistan and includes all types of locomotives, general purpose mechanical transport and specialized transport vehicles and related equipment or plant; and