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PUNJAB CHILDREN (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2001

(Pb Ord III of 2002)

[8th January, 2002]

 

An ordinance further to amend the Punjab Children Ordinance, 1983.

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Children Ordinance, 1983 (XXII of 1993), in the manner hereinafter appearing; 

 

And whereas the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab is dissolved and the Governor is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action; 

 

And whereas under Article 4 of the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No. 9 of 1999, as amended by the Chief Executive Order No. 11 of 2000, the Governor of a Province may issue and promulgate an Ordinance; 

 

Now, therefore, in exercise of the aforesaid powers and all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of the Punjab is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:- 

 

1.         Short title and commencement.- (1)  This Ordinance may be called the Punjab Children (Amendment) Ordinance, 2001. 

(2)        It shall come into force at once. 

 

2.         Amendment in section 9 of Ordinance XXII of 1983.- In the said Ordinance in section 9 the words “District Magistrate” shall be substituted by the words “District Coordination Officer”. 

 

3.         Amendment in section 12 of Ordinance XXII of 1983.- In the said Ordinance in section 12 the words “District Magistrate” shall be substituted by the words “Sessions Judge”. 

 

4.         Amendment in section 34 of Ordinance XXII of 1983.- In the said Ordinance in section 34 the words “District Magistrate” wherever occurring shall be substituted by the words “Sessions Judge” and the words “or Sub-Divisional Magistrate” shall be omitted.

 

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