An Ordinance to abolish the land
revenue in the Province of Sindh
[Gazette of Sindh, Extraordinary,
Part I, 17th May, 2000]
No. S. LEGIS. 1(3)/2000, dated
17-5-2000.--The following Ordinance made by the Governor of Sindh is hereby
published for general information:--
Preamble.-Whereas it is
expedient to abolish the land revenue in the
Province of Sindh;
And whereas the Provincial Assembly
stands suspended in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fourteenth day of
October, 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999;
And whereas the Governor of Sindh
is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take
Now, therefore, in pursuance of the
aforesaid Proclamation and the Provisional Constitution Order read with
Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No.9 of 1999, instructions of the
Chief Executive and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the
Governor of Sindh is pleased to make and promuglate the following Ordinance:---
1. Short title and
commencement.--(1) This Ordinance may be called the Sindh Land Revenue
(Abolition) Ordinance, 2000.
(2) It shall come into force at
2. Definitions. --(i) "Act"
means the Sindh Land Revenue Act, 1967.
(ii) "land revenue"
means the land revenue is defined in the Act.
3. Abolition of revenue.--Notwithstanding
anything contained in the Act or any other law for the time being in force, no
land revenue shall be charged from Kharif, 1999-2000.
contained in this Ordinance shall be construed to affect the liability of any
person to pay the land revenue which became due before Kharif, 1999-2000 or the
Assessment, charge and collection of the land revenue for the period before
Kharif, 1999, which shall continue to be assessed, charged and collected under
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