An Act further to amend the United Nations (Security Council) Act, 1948



[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 30th July, 2020]

No. F. 22(14)/2020, Legis, dated 30-7-2020.–The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the

president on the 30th July, 2020 is hereby published for general information:–

WHEREAS, it is expedient further to amend the United Nations (Security Council) Act, 1948 (XIV of 1948) for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as under:-

1. Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act shall be called the United Nations (Security Council) (Amendment) Act, 2020.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment in Section 2, Act XIV of 1948.–In the United Nations (Security Council) Act, 1948 (XIV of 1948), hereinafter referred to as the said Act, in Section 2, the expression, “and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, provision may be made for the punishment of persons offending against the order” shall be omitted.

3. Insertion of new sections, Act XIV of 1948.–In the said Act, after Section 2, amended as aforesaid, the following new Sections shall be added, namely:-

3. Indemnity.–No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against any person in respect of anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act.

4. Power to make rules.–The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

5. Delegation.–The Federal Government may, by order, delegate to a Pakistani person, entity or authority, subject to such conditions as may be specified therein, all or any of the powers exercisable by it under this Act.”.


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