Punjab Local Government Institutions (Dissolution) (Extension of Limitation) Ordinance, 1971
Punjab Local Government Institutions (Dissolution) (Extension of
Limitation) Ordinance, 1971
(Pb Ordinance XXV of
An Ordinance to provide for extension of
limitation in certain matters relating to Union Councils
Preamble.— WHEREAS it is expedient to
make provision for extension of limitation in certain matters relating to
Union Councils in the manner hereinafter appearing;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Martial Law Proclamation of
25th March, 1969, read with the Provisional Constitution Order, and in
exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of the
Punjab is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
1. Short title, extent and
commencement.— (1) This Ordinance may be called the Punjab Local
Government Institutions (Dissolution) (Extension of Limitation) Ordinance,
(2) It extends to the whole
of the Punjab.
(3) It shall come into
force at once.
2. Extension of limitations.—
Where any act or thing required under any law to be done within a particular
period could not or cannot be done within that period on account of the
dissolution of Union Councils in pursuance of Martial Law Order No.21,
promulgated by the Chief Martial Law Administrator, the period during which
it could not or cannot be so done, as the case may be, shall,
notwithstanding anything contained in such law, be excluded for the purpose
of computing the period for which the act or thing is required to be done
under that law.
Explanation— For the
purposes of this section the expression “Union Council’ shall have the same
meaning as assigned to it in the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961 and the
Conciliation Courts Ordinance, 1961.
Ordinance was promulgated by the Governor of the Punjab, on 30th
November, 1971; published in the Punjab Gazette (Extraordinary), dated
2nd December, 1971, pages 1509-F to 1509-G; saved by Article 281 of the
Interim Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (1972); and,
validated by the Validation of Laws Act, 1975 (LXIII of 1975).