The Abolition of Shishak Ordinance, 1973


An Ordinance to provide for the abolition of Shishak in the Province of Baluchistan

[Gazette of Baluchistan, Extraordinary, 21st March 1973]

No. Legis-1-4/Law/73.—-The following Ordinance by the Governor of Baluchistan is hereby published for general information:—

Preamble.-Whereas the peasantry in the Province has long been: subjected to cruel customs and has been exploited;

And whereas it is necessary to improve the economic well-being of the peasantry and to provide some relief to the tenants with immediate effect;

And whereas the Provincial Assembly of Baluchistan is not in session and the Governor is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by clause (1) of Article 135 of the Interim Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Governor of Baluchistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance,—

1. Short title, extent and commencement —- (1) This Ordinance may be called the Abolition of Shishak Ordinance, 1973.

(2) It extends to the whole of the Province of Baluchistan except tribal areas.

(3) It shall come into force at once.

2. Definitions.—In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,—

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