(a) a Chairman ;

 

(b) four persons to b» nominated by the President, of whom three shall be Ulema nominated in consulta­tion with the Council of Islamic Ideology ;

 

(c) one person from each Province, to be nominated by the President;

 

(d) the Chief Administrators ;

 

(e) the Secretary to the Government of Pakistan in the Ministry of Finance ;

 

(f) the Secretary to the Government of Pakistan in the Ministry of Religious Affairs or, if there is no Secretary, the Additional Secretary in charge of the Ministry ; and

 

(g) the Administrator-General, who shall also be the Secretary General of the Council.

 

(3) The Chairman of the Central Council shall be a person who is, or has been, a Judge or an ad-hoc Judge of the Supreme Court, to be nominated by the President in consultation with the Chief Justice of Pakistan.

 

(4) The Chairman and members of the Central Council, not being an ex-officio member, shall hold office for a term of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

 

(5) The Chairman or a member, not being an ex-officio member, may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Presi­dent, resign his office :

 

Provided that he shall continue to hold office until his resignation is accepted by the President.

 

(6) Any vacancy in the office of Chairman or member, other than an ex-officio member, shall be filled by the nomination, in accordance with sub-section (2) or sub-section (3), as the case may be, of a person qualified to hold the office.

 

(7) The Chairman or the member nominated under sub-section (6) shall hold office for the unexpired term of his  predecessor.

 

13.— Administrator General. (1) For carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance, there shall be appointed by the President an Adminis­trator-General.

 

(2) The Administrator-General shall have the status and grade of, and be ex-officio. Secretary to the Government of Pakistan, and his tenure and other terms and conditions shall be such as may be determined by the Federal Government.

 

(3) The Administrator-General shall be the Chief Executive in respect of matters relating to Zakat and Ushr and shall act under the general superintendence and control of, and in accor­dance with the policy guide-lines given by, the Central Council

 

14.— Provincial Zakat council. (1) In each Province, the Provincial Government shall, by notification in the official Gazette, establish a Provincial Zakat Council, to exercise general superintendence and control over matters relating to Zakat and Ushir, particularly the Zakat Funds in the Province and the maintenance of their accounts, in accordance with the policy guide-lines given by the Central Council.

 

(2) The Provincial Council shall consist of—

 

(a) a Chairman ;

 

(b) five persons, of whom three shall be Ulema, to be nominated by the Governor ;

 

(c) the Secretary to the Provincial Government in the Finance Department ;

 

(d) the Secretary to the Provincial Government in the Local Government Department;

 

(e) the Secretary to the Provincial Government in the Social Welfare Department ; and

 

(f) the Chief Administrator, who shall also be the Secre­tary of the Council.

 

(3) The Chairman of the Provincial Council shall be a person who is, or has been, a Judge of a High Court, to be nominated by the Governor in consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court.

 

(4) The Chairman and members of the Provincial Council, not being an ex-officio member, shall hold office for a term of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

 

(5) The Chairman or a member, not being an ex-officio member, may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Gover­nor, resign his office :

 

Provided that he shall continue to hold office until his resignation is accepted by the Governor.

 

(6) Any vacancy in the office of Chairman or member, other than an ex-officio member, shall be filled by the nomina­tion, in accordance with sub-section (2) or sub-section (3), as the case may be, of a person qualified to hold the office.

 

(7) the Chairman or the member nominated under sub­section (6) shall hold office for the unexpired term of his pre­decessor.

 

(8) In the Islamabad Capital Territory, the functions of the Provincial Council shall be performed by the Central Council.

 

15.— Chief administrator. (1) In each Province, for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance, there shall be appointed by the Governor, in consultation with the Federal Government, a Chief Administra­tor.

 

(2) The Chief Administrator shall have the status and grade of, and be ex-officio. Member, Board of Revenue and his tenure and other terms and conditions of service shall be such as may be determined by the Provincial Government.

 

(3) The Chief Administrator shall act under the general superintendence and control of the Provincial Council and per­form, as the Chief Executive of the Council, such functions as are assigned to him by or under this Ordinance.

 

16.— District Zakat and Ushr committee. (1) In each district, a District Zakat and Ushr Com­mittee and in the Islamabad Capital Territory, an Islamabad Zakat and Ushr Committee, shall be constituted by the Pro­vincial Council concerned.

 

(2) The District Committee shall, subject to such guide­lines as may be given by the Central Council or the Provincial Council,—

 

(a) oversee, generally, the functioning of the Tehsil, Taluqa and Sub-divisional Committees and, more particularly, the assessment of Ushr and the collec­tion of Zakat, Ushr and atiyyat, and the disburse­ment and utilization of the moneys in the Local Zakat Funds, by the Local Committees in the dis­trict ;

 

(b) for the purposes mentioned in clause (a), make plans for the district, in such form and manner as may be prescribed ;

 

(c) compile accounts of the Local Zakat Funds, for the .district, in such form and manner as may be pres­cribed ;

 

(d) arrange, in the prescribed manner, audit of the Local Zakat Funds in the district ; and

 

(e) tender to the Provincial Council advice on any matter specified by it.

 

Explanation.—In this sub-section and the succeeding provisions of this Ordinance, reference to “ District Committee “ shall be deemed to include a reference to the Islamabad Zakat and Ushr Committee.

 

(3) The District Committee shall consist of a Chairman, .who shall be non-official, the Deputy Commissioner of the district, one non-official member from each Tehsil, taluqa or sub-division in the district and one member to be nominated by the District Council of the district from amongst its non-official Muslim members :

 

Provided that, where the number of Tehsils, taluqas or sub­divisions in a district is less than five, the number of members ;other than the Chairman, the Deputy Commissioner and the ..member nominated by the District Council, shall be raised to five :

 

Provided further that, in any district where there is a Dis­trict Social Welfare Officer appointed by the Government, the District Committee may co-opt him as a member of the Committee, ex-officio.

 

(5) The Chairman shall be nominated by the Provincial Council and the members shall be nominated by the Provincial Council in consultation with the Chairman :

 

Provided that the Chairman shall be an adult Muslim who ordinarily resides in the district and the member from a tehsil, taluqa cr sub-division shall be an adult Muslim who ordinarily resides in that tehsil, taluqa or sub-division.

 

(6) The District Committee so constituted shall be duly notified by the Provincial Council concerned.

 

(7) The Chairman and members of the District Committee, not being an ex-officio member, shall hold office for a term of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment 

 

Provided that the Chairman and members of the Islamabad Zakat and Ushr Committee constituted for the first time, not being an ex-officio member, shall hold office for a term of two years..

 

(8) The Chairman or a member, not being an ex-officio member, may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Pro­vincial Council, resign his office :

 

Provided that he shall continue to hold office until his resignation is accepted by the Provincial Council.

 

(9) Any vacancy in the office of Chairman or member, other than an ex-officio member, shall be filled by the nomination, in accordance with sub-section (5), of a person qualified to hold the office.

 

(10) The Chairman or member nominated under sub-section (9) shall hold office for the un-expired term of his predecessor.

 

17.— Tehsil, taluqa or sub divisional Zakat and Ushr Committee. (1) There shall be constituted—

 

(a) a Tehsil or Taluqa Zakat and Ushr Committee in each tehsil or taluqa :

 

Provided that, if the Provincial Council so directs in respect of any sub-tehsil, a Tehsil Zakat and Ushr Committee may be constituted in the sub-tehsil ; and, where a Committee is constituted in a sub-tehsil, such Committee and such sub-tehsil shall be deemed to be a Tehsil Zakat and Ushr Committee and a tehsil, respectively, for the purposes of this Ordinance ; and

 

(b) a Sub-divisional Zakat and Ushr Committee in each sub-division of the district of Lahore and the districts in the Karachi Division

 

(2) The Tehsil Committee, Taluqa Committee or  Sub-divisional Committee shall, subject to such guide-lines as may be given by the Central Council, the Provincial Council or the District Committee,—

 

(a) oversee assessment of Ushr and collection of Zakat, Ushr and atiyyat, and the disbursement and utiliza­tion of the moneys in the Local Zakat Funds by the Local Committees in the tehsil, taluqa or sub-divi­sion ;

 

(b) for the purposes mentioned in clause (a), make plans for the tehsil, taluqa or sub-division, as the case may be, in such form and manner as may be prescribed ;

 

(c) compile accounts of the Local Zakat Funds for the tehsil, taluqa or sub-division, as the case may be, in such form and manner as may be prescribed ; and

 

(d) tender to the District Committee advice on any matter connected with the collection, disbursement or utilization of Zakat or Ushr.

 

(3) The Tehsil Committee, Taluqa Committee or Sub-divi­sional Committee shall consist of the Assistant Commissioner, six members to be elected, in the prescribed manner, by the Chairman of the Local Committees of the tehsil, taluqa or sub­division, from amongst themselves and one member to be nomi­nated by the Tehsil or Taluqa Council of the tehsil or taluqa, as the case may be, from amongst its non-official Muslim members :

 

Provided that, if there are more than two Tehsil Committees or Taluqa Committees within the jurisdiction of an Assistant Commissioner, he shall be a member of only such of the Com­mittees as the Provincial Council may specify and the Pro­vincial Council may nominate the Tehsildar or Mukhtiarkar of the tehsil or taluqa concerned, as the case may be, to be the member of any other of the said Tehsil Committees or Taluqa Committees.

 

(4) The members of the Committee shall elect one of their number to be the Chairman of the Committee ; and, if two or more persons secure an equal number of votes, the result of the election shall be determined by drawing lots.

 

(5) The Tehsil, Taluqa or Sub-divisional Committee so cons­tituted shall be duly notified by the District Committee con­cerned.

 

(6) The Chairman and members of a Tehsil Committee, Taluqa Committee or Sub-divisional Committee, not being an ex-officio  member, sha5! hold office for a term of three years and shall be eligible for re-election.

 

(7) The Chairman or a member, not being an ex-officio member, may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Tehsil Committee or, as the case may be, Taluqa Committee or Sub-divisional Committee, resign his office :

 

Provided that he shall continue to hold office until his resignation is accepted by the Tehsil Committee or, as the case may be, Taluqa Committee or Sub-divisional Committee.

 

(8) Any vacancy in the office of Chairman or member, other than an ex-officio member, shall be filled by the election, in accordance with sub-section (3), or, as the case may be, sub­section (4), of a person qualified to hold the office.

 

(9) The Chairman or member elected under sub-section (8) shall hold office for the un-expired term of his predecessor.

 

18.— Local Zakat and Ushr Committee. (1) A Local Zakat and Ushr Committee shall be cons­tituted for—

 

(a) each revenue estate in settled rural area ;.

 

(b) each deh or village in non-settled rural area ; and

 

(c) each ward in urban area:

 

Provided that, if, in the opinion of the Provincial Council, the population of a revenue estate, deh or village is too large, or too small, to have one Local Zakat and Ushr Committee, such revenue estate, deh or village may, if too large, be divided into two or more localities, or, if too small, grouped with any other revenue estate, deh or village to form one locality ^.and, where a revenue estate, deh or village is so divided or grouped after the constitution of a Local Committee, the Provincial Coun­cil may make such consequential orders as may be necessary for the purposes of this Ordinance.

 

Explanation.—In this sub-section,—

 

(a)  urban area means area within the local limits of a Municipal Corporation, Municipal Committee, Can­tonment Board or Town Committee;

 

(b)  rural area means area other than urban area ;

 

(c)  settled rural area means rural area for which revenue settlement record exists ;

 

(d)  non-settled rural area means rural area other than  settled rural area ; and

 

(e)  ward means a distinct and compact locality the population of which does not exceed five thousand approximately.

 

(2) The Local Committee shall, subject to such guide-lines as may be given by the Central Council, the Provincial Council, the District Committee or the Tehsil, Taluqa or Sub-divisional Committee,—

 

(a) determine Ushr   demand compulsorily realizable under this Ordinance and collect Zakat, Ushr and atiyyat, and disburse and utilize the moneys in the Local Zakat Fund ;

 

(b) for the purposes mentioned in clause (a), make plans for the locality ;

 

(c) prepare and maintain accounts of the Local Zakat Fund in such form and manner as may be pres­cribed ; and

 

(d) tender to the Tehsil, Taluqa or Sub-divisional Com­mittee, as the case may be, advice on any matter connected with the collection, disbursement or utili­zation of Zakat or Ushr.

 

(3) The Local Committee shall consist of seven members selected by the residents of the locality in the manner specified is sub-section (4) and one member to be nominated by the Union Council in whose jurisdiction the locality is situated, from amongst its non-official Muslim members, being a member who is a resident of the locality, or if there is no such member, a member who is a resident of a nearby locality.

 

(4) The District Committee shall .constitute a team of two or more persons to organise a public gathering of the adult Muslim residents of a locality and to call upon them to select, in the prescribed manner, seven adult Muslims residing in that locality who enjoy their trust to be the members of the Local Committee :

Provided that a person who is a member of a team cons­tituted for the selection of members of a Local Committee shall not be eligible to be a member of such Local Committee, and except in the case of such Local Committees in the Islam­abad Capital Territory as may be notified by the Administrator-General, a person who is a salaried employee of Government or of a local authority, or of a corporation set up, owned or cont­rolled by Government, shall not be eligible to be a member of a Local Committee.

 

(5) Any person such as is referred to in the proviso to sub­section (4) who may have been selected or elected as a member or Chairman of a Local Committee under the Zakat and Ushr (Organisation) Ordinance, 1979, shall cease to hold office on the commencement of this Ordinance;

Provided that this sub-section shall not apply to such Local Committees in the Islamabad Capital Territory as may be notified by the Administrator-General.

 

(6) If, at the time of selection, any adult Muslim resident of the locality present in the gathering raises objection with respect to another person so present that such other person—

 

(a) is not a Muslim ;

(b) is not an adult;

(c) is not a resident of the locality ;

(d) is an un-discharged insolvent; or

(e) is of unsound mind;

or, being a person proposed to be selected as a member of the Local Committee, suffers from any of the said dis-qualifications, or has, during the period of three years preceding the date of selection, been ordered to execute a bond under section 108, 109 or 110 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, or been convicted for an offence involving moral turpitude, or been declared a goonda under the law relating to the control of goondas, the team of persons organising the gathering shall make a summary inquiry and give a decision on the objection raised ; and, in case the members of the team are equally divided in their opinion, the member of the team nominated by the District Committee to be its Convenor shall have a second vote.

 

(7) The members of a Local Committee shall elect one of their number, preferably a person who is literate, to be the Chairman of the Local Committee ; and, if two or more persons secure an equal number of votes, the result of the election shall be determined by drawing lots.

 

(8) The Local Committee so constituted shall be duly noti­fied by the District Committee concerned.

 

(9) Any adult Muslim resident of a locality who is aggrieved by the conduct or the result of the proceedings for the selection of the members, or the election of the Chairman, of the Local Committee concerned may prefer an appeal to the District Com­mittee :

Provided that the District Committee shall not grant any injunction or make any interim order, including a stay order, during the period an appeal is pending.

 

(10) The District Committee to which an appeal under sub­section (9) is preferred shall decide the appeal within such time as may be prescribed ; and the decision of the District Com­mittee shall be final and shall not be called in question before any Court or other authority.

 

(11) The Chairman and members of the Local Committee shall hold office for a term of three years and shall be eligible for re-election or re-selection, as the case may be.

 

(12) The Chairman or a member may, by writing under hit hand addressed to the Local Committee, resign his office :

Provided that he shall continue to hold office until his resignation is accepted by the Local Committee.

 

(13) Any vacancy in the office of Chairman or member shall be filled by the election or selection, as the case may be, of a person qualified to hold the office, in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (4) or, as the case may be, sub-section

pro (7).

 

(14) The Chairman or the member elected or selected, as the case may be, under sub-section (13), shall hold office for the un-expired term of his predecessor.

 

19.—Vacancy, etc., not to invalidate acts or proceedings. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Ordinance,—

 

(a) a Council or Committee established or constituted thereunder for the first time shall be deemed to be duly established or constituted even if its strength is less than the strength specified in this Ordinance by not more than two;

 

(b) the Chairman of a Tehsil, Taluqa, Sub-divisional or Local Committee holding office immediately before the commencement of this Ordinance shall be deemed to be duly elected as such Chairman ; and

 

(c) the Local Committees in the Islamabad Capital Territory constituted under the rules framed by the Provincial Council for the Province of the Punjab shall be deemed to be duly constituted.

 

(2) No act or proceeding of a Council or committee estab­lished or constituted under this Ordinance shall be invalid by reason only of the existence of a vacancy in, or defect in the constitution of, such Council or Committee.

 

19A. Members of councils and committees to be Muslims. All the members of a Council or a Committee shall be Muslims and where the holder of an office cannot become a member by reason of his not being a Muslim, the President in the case of the Central Council, the Governor in the case of the Provincial Council and the Provincial Council in the case of a Committee shall nominate a Muslim official member in his place.

 

20.  Person to presideat meetings in the absence of Chairman. If the office of Chairman of a Council or Committee established or constituted under this Ordinance is for the time being vacant, or the Chairman is absent from a meeting of the Council or Committee, the meetings thereof or, as the case may be, the meeting from which the Chairman is absent, shall be presided at—

 

(a) in the case of the Central Council, by the Adminis­trator-General ;

 

(b) in the case of a Provincial Council, by the Chief Administrator ;

 

(c) in the case of a District Committee, by the Deputy Commissioner ;

 

(d) in the case of a Tehsil, Taluqa or Sub-divisional Committee, by the ex-officio member, that is, the Assistant Commissioner, the  Tehsildar or the Mukhtiarkar, as the case may be ^ or, if the ex-officio member is himself the Chairman of the Com­mittee, by the member elected by the members present ; and

 

(e) in the case of a Local Committee, by the member elected by the members present.

 

21.—  Power of super session and removal. (l)If, after such inquiry as may be necessary, the Provincial Council is of the opinion that a Committee constituted under this Ordinance —

 

(a) is unable to discharge or persistently fails in dis­charging its duties, or

 

(b) is unable to administer its affairs, or

 

(c) acts in a manner contrary to public interest, or

 

(d) otherwise exceeds or abuses its powers, the Provincial Council may, by a resolution, declare the Com­mittee to be superseded for such period not exceeding one year as may be specified in the resolution:

 

Provided that the period of super session may, if the Pro­vincial Council considers it necessary to do so, be extended beyond a period of one year.

 

(2) When a resolution is passed under sub-section (1) is respect of a Committee,—

 

(a) the persons holding office as Chairman and mem­bers of the Committee to which the resolution related, shall cease to hold office ;

 

(b) all functions of the Committee shall, during the period of super session, be performed by an Ad­ministrator, not being and official, appointed by the Provincial Council ; and

 

(c) before the expiry of the period of super session, elec­tions shall be held and selection or nominations made in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance to reconstitute the Committee.

 

(3) If, after such inquiry as may be necessary, the Provincial Council is of the opinion that the Chairman or a member of a Committee constituted under this Ordinance—

 

(a) was at the time of his selection, election or nomi­nation—

 

(i) not a Muslim ;

 

(ii) not an adult ;

 

(iii) not a resident of the area within the jurisdiction of the Committee ;

 

(iv) an un-discharged insolvent ; or (v) not of sound mind ;

 

(h) has been, during the period of three years preceding the date of his selection, election or nomination,

 

(i) ordered to execute a bond under section 108, 109 or 110 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 ; or

 

(ii) convicted for an offence involving moral turpi­tude ; or

 

(iii) declared goonda under the law relating to the control of goondas ;

 

(c) has, after his selection, election or nomination, in­curred any of the dis-qualifications referred to in sub-clause (i), (iii), (iv) or (v) of clause (a), or sub-clause (i), (ii) or (iii) of clause (b) ;

 

(d) has, without reasonable excuse, absented himself from three consecutive meetings of the Committee ;

 

(e) has been guilty of abuse of power or of misconduct in the discharge of his duties as Chairman or member, or been responsible for any loss or misapplication of any money or property of the Committee ; or

 

(f) has become physically disabled from performing functions as Chairman or member, the provincial Council may, by a resolution, remove such Chair­man or member from office.

 

Explanation.—For the purposes of clause (e),  misconduct means bribery, corruption, jobbery, favouritism, nepotism, willful maladministration or willful dh ersion of funds, and includes any attempt at, or abetment of, such misconduct.

 

(4) When the Chairman or member of a Committee is re­moved from, or otherwise ceases to hold, office, the vacancy in the office of such Chairman or member shall be filled within such time as the Provincial Council may determine, by the election, Ejection or nomination, as the case may be, in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance, of a person qualified to hold the office.

 

(5) The Chairman or member elected, selected or nominated under sub-section (4) shall held office for the un-expired term of his predecessor.

 

(6) The Provincial Council may delegate to a District Com­mittee all or any of its powers under the preceding provisions of this section in respect of a Committee other than a District Committee.

 

(7) The Chairman or a member of a Committee superseded under sub-section (1), or a Chairman of member removed from office under sub-section (3), may, within such time, and in such form and manner, as may be prescribed, apply to the Provincial Council for a review of its decision ; and the decision of the Provincial Council in such review, given after giving to the applicant an opportunity of being heard, shall be final and shall not be called in question before any Court or other authority.

 

Explanation.—In this sub-section reference to Provincial Council shall, where the powers of the Provincial Council are exercised by a District Committee in pursuance of sub-section (6), be construed as a reference to District Committee.

 

21-A.— A Vote of no-confidence against the Chairman of a Tehsil, Taluqa, or Sub-divisional Committee or a Local Committee or the member of a Local Committee. (i) Where in case of a Tehsil, Taluqa or Sub-divisional Committee, or of a Local Committee, the District Com­mittee, after such enquiry as it may deem fit, is of the opinion that the members of that Committee no longer have confidence in the Chairman, the District Committee may, in the prescribed manner, remove the Chairman from his office.

 

(2) Where in the case of a member of a Local Committee the District Committee, after such enquiry as it may deem fit, is of the opinion that the adult Muslim residents of the locality no longer have confidence in the member, the District Com­mittee may, in the prescribed manner, remove the member from his office.

 

(3) The vacancy in the office of Chairman or member so caused shall be notified by the District Committee and shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance..

 

22.  Officers and staff. The administrative organisation of the Administrator-General shall be a Division or a part of a Division of the Federal Government and that of a Chief Administrator, a Department or a part of a Department of the Provincial Government and, except where other wise provided in this Ordinance, to enable the Com­mittees constituted under this Ordinance to perform their functions such officers and staff may be appointed, on such terms and con­ditions, and by such authorities, as may be prescribed.

 

23. Certain persons to be public servants. Every person engaged in, or employed for, the adminis­tration of this Ordinance shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

 

 

CHAPTER VI

MISCELLANEOUS

 

24. Exemption.  The Federal Government may, in consultation with the Council of Islamic Ideology, exempt, by notification in the official Gazette, any specified class of cases or persons from payment of compulsory levy of Zakat or Ushr.

 

25.— Certain tax concessions. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force,

 

(a) in determining the tax liability of an assessee for an assessment year,—

 

(i) under the Income tax Ordinance, 1979 his tax able income shall be reduced by the amount paid by him to a Zakat Fund, during the previous year relevant to that assessment year ; and

 

(ii) under the Wealth-tax  Act, 1963, his assets in respect of which Zakat or contribution in lieu thereof, has been deducted at source during the year relevant to that assessment year shall be excluded from his taxable wealth ; and

 

(b) land-revenue and development cess shall not be levied on land on the produce of which Ushr or contribution in lieu thereof, has been charged on compulsory basis.

 

(2) Nothing in the preceding sub-section shall be deemed to affect the liability to pay income-tax, wealth-tax, land revenue or development cess in respect of any period preceding the enforcement of the relevant provisions of this Ordinance.

 

26. Power to make rules. The Central Council may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance :

 

Provided that, if the Central Council so directs, the Pro­vincial Council may, with the approval of the Central Council, make rules in respect of administrative matters.

 

27. Power to call for information and issue directions. The Central Council, the  Administrator General a Provincial Council, a Chief Administrator, a District Committee, a Tehsil Committee, a Taluqa Committee, a Sub-divisional Committee, or a Local Committee, may, within its or his jurisdiction, call for such information or record from, and issue such directions to, the concerned persons or agencies as may be necessary for the performance of its or his functions under this Ordinance.

 

28.— Indemnity and bar of jurisdiction.  (1) No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against any person for anything in good faith done or intended to be done under this Ordinance or any rule.

 

(2) No Court shall call in question, or permit to be called in question, anything done or any action taken under this Ordinance or any rule,

 

(3) No Court shall grant any injunction or make any order, nor shall any Court entertain any proceedings, in relation to anything done or intended to be done or any action taken or intended to be taken under this Ordinance or any rule.

 

29. Removal of difficulties.  The” Federal Government may make such provisions as may be necessary to remove any difficulty in carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance.

 

30. Repeal.  The Zakat and Ushr (Organisation) Ordinance, 1979 is hereby repealed.

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