Murree Kahuta Hilly Areas Development Authority (Repeal) Ordinance, 1978
THE MURREE KAHUTA
HILLY AREAS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (REPEAL) ORDINANCE, 1978
(Pb Ord. XV of 1978)
C O N T E N T S
1. Short title and
3. Repeal of Act No.
XLIV of 1975.
4. Devolution of the
assets & liabilities, etc. of the Authority.
5. Continuance of
contracts, suits and proceedings.
6. Removal of
MURREE KAHUTA HILLY AREAS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (REPEAL) ORDINANCE, 1978
(Pb Ord. XV of 1978)
An Ordinance to repeal the Murree Kahuta Hilly
Areas Development Authority Act, 1975
Preamble.— WHEREAS it is
expedient to repeal the Murree Kahuta Hilly Areas Development Authority Act,
1975 (Act No. XLIV of 1975);
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the
Proclamation of fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in
Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA’s Order No.1 of 1977), the Governor of the
Punjab is pleased to make and promulgate the following
1. Short title and commencement.— (1)
This Ordinance may be called the Murree Kahuta Hilly Areas Development
Authority (Repeal) Ordinance, 1978.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Definitions.— In this Ordinance,
unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:-
(a) “Authority” means the Murree
Kahuta Hilly Areas Development Authority; and
(b) “Government” means
Government of the Punjab.
3. Repeal of Act No. XLIV of 1975.—
The Murree Kahuta Hilly Areas Development Authority Act, 1975, is hereby
4. Devolution of the assets &
liabilities, etc. of the Authority.— The Authority shall stand dissolved
on such date as may be prescribed by the Government and notwithstanding
anything contained in the repealed Act, all property belonging to the
Authority subject to any encumbrances or charges and all assets,
liabilities, rights and obligations as existing before the dissolution,
shall stand transferred to and devolve upon the Government.
5. Continuance of contracts, suits and
proceedings.— (1) All such agreements and contracts entered into or
executed by or on behalf of the Authority as may be enforceable before the
dissolution, shall continue to be enforceable as if such agreements and
contracts were made by or on behalf of the Governor.
All suits and other legal proceedings (including any appeal or application)
pending, immediately before the dissolution, before any court, Tribunal or
other authority to which the Authority is a party shall be deemed to be
suits and proceedings by or against the Government.
6. Removal of difficulties.— If any
difficulty arises in giving effect to any provision of this Ordinance, the
Government may make such orders, not inconsistent with the provisions of
this Ordinance, as may appear to it to be necessary, for the purpose of
removing the difficulty.
Ordinance was promulgated by the Governor of the Punjab on 31st July,
1978; and, was published in the Punjab Gazette (Extraordinary), dated
1st August, 1978, pages 985-A and 985-B.