Ordinance No. XI of 1972

13th April, 1972

An Ordinance to provide for the education of workers children and matters ancillary thereto.

Whereas it is expedient to provide for the education of workers children and for matters ancillary thereto ; and

Whereas the national interest of Pakistan in relation to the economic and financial stability of Pakistan and the achieve­ment of uniformity requires Central legislation in the matter ;

Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the 25th day of March, 1969, read with the Proclamation of the 20th day of December, 1971, and the Provisional Constitution Order, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance :—

l.— Short title, extent and commencement. Short title (l) This Ordinance may be called the Workers Chil­dren (Education) Ordinance, 1972.

(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan.

(3) It shall come into force at once.

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

(a) “employer”, in relation to an establishment, means the person who has ultimate control over the affairs of the establishment ;

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