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An Act further to amend the Provincial Employees’ Social Security Ordinance, 1965

ACT XXIV OF 2019

PROVINCIAL EMPLOYEES’ SOCIAL SECURITY (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2019

[Gazette of Punjab, Extraordinary, 13th December, 2019]

No. PAP/Legis-2(14)/2019/2165.–The Provincial Employees’ Social Security (Amendment) Bill 2019, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on November 20, 2019, and assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on December 10, 2019, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.

It is necessary further to amend the Provincial Employees’ Social Security Ordinance, 1965 (X of 1965) to broaden the definition of an employee.

Be it enacted by Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as follows:

1.     Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act may be cited as the Provincial Employees’ Social Security (Amendment) Act, 2019.

(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on and from 13 October 2019.

2.       Amendment in Section 2 of Ordinance X of 1965.–In the Provincial Employees’ Social Security Ordinance, 1965 (X of 1965), in Section 2, in clause (8), for the existing sub-clause (f), the following shall be substituted and shall be deemed to have always been so substituted:

“(f)     any person employed on wages exceeding the wages determined by the Government under Section 71:

                   Provided that an employee shall not cease to be an employee for the sole reason that his monthly wages exceed the wages determined by the Government under Section 71 of the Ordinance;”.

3.     Repeal.–The Provincial Employees’ Social Security (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 (I of 2019) is hereby repealed.

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