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THE PUNJAB REVISION OF EMOLUMENTS OF PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVES ACT, 2006

 

(ACT IX OF 2006)

C O N T E N T S

 

Section                                Heading

 

1.            Short title and commencement.

2.            Amendment of Act XLII of 1975.

3.            Amendment of Act XLIII of 1975.

4.            Amendment of Act XLI of 1975.

5.            Amendment of Ordinance LXXI of 2002.

6.            Amendment of Act XVI of 1974.

          

 

 


 

[1]THE PUNJAB REVISION OF EMOLUMENTS OF PUBLIC REPRESENTATIVES ACT 2006

ACT IX OF 2006

[21 July 2006]

An

Act

to revise the emoluments of the holders of the

representative offices of the Province of the Punjab.

      Whereas it is expedient to revise the emoluments of the holders of representative offices of the Province of the Punjab;

      It is hereby enacted as follows:-

 

1.   Short title and commencement.– (1) This Act may be cited as the Punjab Revision of Emoluments of Public Representatives Act 2006.

      (2)  It shall come into force at once.

 

2.   Amendment of Act XLII of 1975.– In the Punjab Provincial Assembly Speaker (Salary, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (XLII of 1975), the following amendments shall be made; namely–

      (1)  section 3 shall be substituted by the following:-

            “3. Salary.– (1) The salary of the Speaker shall be thirty seven thousand rupees per month.

                  (2)  The salary mentioned in sub-section (1) shall automatically be increased by the Government in proportion to the increase in the salary of the civil servants.”

      (2)  in section 4, the words “five thousand” shall be substituted by the words “ten thousand”;

      (3)  in section 6, the words “six thousand” shall be substituted by the words “twelve thousand”;

      (4)  in section 8–

            (a)  in sub-section (1), the words and the full stop “The residence shall be furnished by Government at a cost not exceeding one lac rupees.” shall be substituted by the words and the full stop “The residence shall reasonably be furnished by the Government in the manner as may be prescribed.” and

            (b)  sub-section (3) shall be substituted by the following:

                  “(3)  Where the Speaker chooses to reside in his own house, he shall be paid a monthly sum of twenty five thousand rupees in lieu of the official furnished accommodation and to cover all expenses on its maintenance except the charges for consumption of electricity and gas which shall be borne by the Government.

                  (4)    Where the Speaker has not been provided with an official residence or he does not own any house at Lahore, he shall be entitled to requisition at the Government expense a reasonably furnished house and the Government shall bear the electricity and gas charges of the said house.”

      (5)  in section 9, in sub-section (7), in clause (a), the words “three rupees” shall be substituted by the words “five rupees”;

      (6)  in section 10, in sub-section (1), the words “three hundred thousand” shall be substituted by the words “five hundred thousand”;

      (7)  in section 11, the words “five hundred and fifty” shall be substituted by the words “one thousand”; and

      (8)  in section 20, the colon at the end of the first paragraph shall be substituted by the full stop and the proviso shall be omitted.

 

3.   Amendment of Act XLIII of 1975.– In the Punjab Provincial Assembly Deputy Speaker (Salary, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (XLIII of 1975), the following amendments shall be made; namely–

      (1)  section 3 shall be substituted by the following:

            “3. Salary.– (1) The salary of the Deputy Speaker shall be thirty five thousand rupees per month.

                  (2)  The salary mentioned in sub-section (1) shall automatically be increased by the Government in proportion to the increase in the salary of the civil servants.”

      (2)  in section 3-A, the words “five thousand” shall be substituted by the words “ten thousand”;

      (3)  in section 5, the words “six thousand” shall be substituted by the words “ten thousand”;

      (4)  in section 6, the words “one official car” shall be substituted by the words “two official cars”;

      (5)  in section 7–

            (a)  in sub-section (1), the words and the full stop “The residence shall be furnished by Government at a cost not exceeding one hundred thousand rupees.” shall be substituted by the words and the full stop “The residence shall reasonably be furnished by the Government in the manner as may be prescribed.”

            (b)  sub-section (3) shall be substituted by the following:

                        “(3)  Where the Deputy Speaker chooses to reside in his own house, he shall be paid a monthly sum of twenty five thousand rupees in lieu of the official furnished accommodation and to cover all expenses on its maintenance except the charges for consumption of electricity and gas which shall be borne by the Government.

                        (4)  Where the Deputy Speaker has not been provided with an official residence or he does not own any house at Lahore, he shall be entitled to requisition at the Government expense a reasonably furnished house and the Government shall bear the electricity and gas charges of the said house.”

      (6)  in section 8, in sub-section (7), in clause (a), the words “three rupees” shall be substituted by the words “five rupees”;

      (7)  in section 8-A, in sub-section (1), the words “three hundred thousand” shall be substituted by the words “five hundred thousand”; and

      (8)  in section 9, the words “five hundred and fifty” shall be substituted by the words “one thousand”.

 

4.   Amendment of Act XLI of 1975.– In the Punjab Ministers (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (XLI of 1975), the following amendments shall be made, namely–

      (1)  section 3 shall be substituted by the following:

            “3. Salary.– (1) The salary of the Chief Minister and that of a Minister shall respectively be thirty nine thousand rupees and thirty five thousand rupees per month.

                  (2)  The salary mentioned in sub-section (1) shall automatically be increased by the Government in proportion to the increase in the salary of the civil servants.”

      (2)  in section 4, the words “fifteen thousand” and the words “five thousand” shall respectively be substituted by the words “thirty thousand” and the words “ten thousand”;

      (3)  in section 6–

            (a)  in sub-section (1), the words “ten thousand” shall be substituted by the words “twenty thousand”; and

            (b)  in sub-section (2), the words “six thousand” shall be substituted by the words “ten thousand”;

      (4)  in section 8–

            (a)  in sub-section (1)–

                     (ithe words and the colon “The residence shall be furnished by Government at a cost not exceeding one hundred thousand rupees:” shall be substituted by the words and the full stop “The residence shall reasonably be furnished by the Government in the manner as may be prescribed.” and

                    (ii)  the proviso shall be omitted; and

            (b)  sub-section (3) shall be substituted by the following:

                        “(3)    Where a Minister chooses to reside in his own house, he shall be paid a monthly sum of twenty five thousand rupees in lieu of the official furnished accommodation and to cover all expenses on its maintenance except the charges for consumption of electricity and gas which shall be borne by the Government.

                        (4)  Where a Minister has not been provided with an official residence or he does not own any house at Lahore, he shall be entitled to requisition at the Government expense a reasonably furnished house and the Government shall bear the electricity and gas charges of the said house.”

      (5)  in section 9, in sub-section (7), in clause (a), the words “three rupees” shall be substituted by the words “five rupees”;

      (6)  in section 10, in sub-section (1), the words “three hundred thousand” shall be substituted by the words “five hundred thousand”; and

      (7)  in section 11, the words “five hundred and fifty” shall be substituted by the words “one thousand”.

 

5.   Amendment of Ordinance LXXI of 2002.– In the Punjab Parliamentary Secretaries (Salary, Allowances and Privileges) Ordinance, 2002 (LXXI of 2002), the following amendments shall be made; namely–

      (1)  section 4 shall be substituted by the following:

            “4. Salary.– (1) The salary of a Parliamentary Secretary shall be twenty thousand rupees per month.

                  (2)  The salary mentioned in sub-section (1) shall automatically be increased by the Government in proportion to the increase in the salary of the civil servants.”

      (2)  in section 5, the words “three thousand” shall be substituted by the words “five thousand”;

      (3)  in section 6, in sub-section (2), the word and figure “Rs.8,000/-“ shall be substituted by the words “fifteen thousand rupees”;

      (4)  in section 7, in sub-section (2), the words “of rupees fifteen thousand” shall be substituted by the words “at the rate of twenty thousand rupees”;

      (5)  after section 8, the following sections 8-A and 8-B shall respectively be inserted:

            “8-A.   Traveling within Pakistan.– (1) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, a Parliamentary Secretary traveling on official duty shall be treated as the first grade officer.

                  (2)  A Parliamentary Secretary may, if he is on official duty and it is in the public interest, travel by air, in which case he shall be entitled to–

                        (a)  business class airfare; and

                        (b)  cost of transporting personal luggage up to fifty kilograms including the free allowance given by the air company.

                  (3)  Wherever possible, a Parliamentary Secretary shall purchase a return air ticket.

                  (4)  A Parliamentary Secretary, traveling on official duty by rail, shall be entitled to receive traveling allowance equal to the fare of the class traveled, fare of personal luggage up to one hundred kilograms and half fare of the air conditioned class.

                  (5)  A Parliamentary Secretary, traveling on official duty by ship, steamer or launch, shall be entitled to receive traveling allowance equal to the actual fare paid for himself and the carriage of personal luggage up to one hundred kilograms.

                  (6)  A Parliamentary Secretary, traveling on official duty by road in a vehicle not owned by the Government, shall be entitled to receive traveling allowance at the rate of five rupees per kilometer.

            8-B.   Travel abroad.– A Parliamentary Secretary, traveling on official business outside Pakistan, shall be entitled to the business class airfare and such allowance as may be specified by the Government.”

      (6)  in section 10, the words “forty thousand” shall be substituted by the words “seventy five thousand”;

      (7)  after section 10, the following section 10-A shall be inserted:

            “10-A. Compensation in case of death. In case of death of a Parliamentary Secretary, his spouse, minor children and unmarried daughters shall be entitled to receive a sum of five hundred thousand rupees as financial assistance from the Government.”

      (8)  in section 11, the words “five hundred and fifty” shall be substituted by the words “six hundred and fifty”; and

      (9)  in section 16, the words “five thousand” shall be substituted by the words “ten thousand”.

 

6.   Amendment of Act XVI of 1974.– In the Punjab Provincial Assembly (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges of Members) Act, 1974 (XVI of 1974), the following amendments shall be made; namely–

      (1)  in section 3, after sub-section (3), the following sub-section (4) shall be inserted:

            “(4)   The salary mentioned in sub-section (1) shall automatically be increased by the Government in proportion to the increase in the salary of the civil servants.”

      (2)  in section 4, the words “five hundred and fifty” shall be substituted by the words “six hundred and fifty”;

      (3)  in section 5, in sub-section (1), in clause (c), in the proviso, the words “three rupees” shall be substituted by the words “five rupees”;

      (4)  after section 7-A, the following section 7-B shall be inserted:

            “7-B.   House rent and utilities allowance.– (1) A Member shall be entitled to receive house rent at the rate of ten thousand rupees per month.

                  (2)  A Member shall be entitled to receive utilities allowance for gas and electricity charges of his residential accommodation at the rate of three thousand rupees per month.”

      (5)  in section 10-A, the words “five thousand rupees” shall be substituted by the words “ten thousand rupees”;

      (6)  in section 10-B, the words “three thousand rupees” shall be substituted by the words “five thousand rupees”;

      (7)  after section 10-B, the following section 10-C shall be inserted:

            “10-C. Compensation in case of death. In case of death of a Member, his spouse, minor children and unmarried daughters shall be entitled to receive a sum of five hundred thousand rupees as financial assistance from the Government.” and

      (8)  in section 11-A, in proviso (ii), the words “eight thousand” shall be substituted by the words “fifteen thousand”.

 

 

 

 


 

[1]This Act, which amended the Punjab Provincial Assembly Speaker (Salary, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (XLII of 1975), the Punjab Provincial Assembly Deputy Speaker (Salary, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (XLIII of 1975) and the Punjab Ministers (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (XLI of 1975), the Punjab Parliamentary Secretaries (Salary, Allowances and Privileges) Ordinance, 2002 (LXXI of 2002) and the Punjab Provincial Assembly (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges of Members) Act 1974 (XVI of 1974), was passed by the Assembly on 3 July 2006, assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on 12 July 2006, and published in the Punjab Gazette (Extraordinary), dated 21 July 2006, pages 205-09.

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