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GILGIT-BALTISTAN SERVICE TRIBUNAL (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2014

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GILGIT-BALTISTAN SERVICE TRIBUNAL (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2014

An Ordinance further to amend the Gilgit-Baltistan Service Tribunal Act, 2010 (Act No. IX of 2010)

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 15th April, 2014]

ORDINANCE NO. I OF 2014

PREAMBLE.—WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Service Tribunal Act, 2010 in the manner hereinafter appearing.

AND WHEREAS the GB Legislative Assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan is not in Session and the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate.

NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 59 of the Gilgit-Baltistan (Empowerment & Self Governance) Order, 2009, the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance.—

  1. Short title and Commencement.—(1) This Ordinance may be called the Gilgit-Baltistan Service Tribunal (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014 (Ordinance No. l of 2014).

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

  1. Substitution of sub-section (3) of Section 3 of the Service Tribunal Act 2010; In sub-section (3) of Section 3 the following shall be substituted namely.

(3)     A Tribunal shall consist of:–

Chairman and members being persons who have been qualified to be Judge of Chief Court or Civil Servants who have held office in the service of Pakistan/Gilgit-Baltistan in BS-19 and above.

  1. Substitution of sub-section (4) of Section 3 of Service Tribunals Act, 2010.—In the Service Tribunals Act, 2010 for sub-section of Section 3, the following shall be substituted namely.

(3)  Terms of Office (1) The Chairman and members of the Service Tribunal shall be appointed by the Governor for terms of three years:

Provided that a member/Chairman may be reappointed for another term not exceeding two years.

(2)     A Member /Chairman may resign his office in writing under his hand addressed to Governor.

(3)     A Member/Chairman shall cease to hold office on completion of his term.

(4)     (1) A member/Chairman shall not be removed during the term of office except in the manner hereinafter provided;

(2)  If the Governor is of the opinion that a member /Chairman;

(a)     may have been guilty of misconduct or

(b)     may be incapable of properly performing the duties of his office by reason for physical or mental incapacity.

The Governor shall appoint a Judge of the Chief Court to Inquire into the matter.

(5)  If after Inquiring into the matter the Judge reports to the Governor that he is of the opinion that the member/Chairman has been guilty of misconduct or is incapable of performing the duties of his office the Governor may remove the member/Chairman from office.

  1. Substitution of Serial No. l of FIRST SCHEDULE PART-1 of the Service Tribunal Act, 2010 the following shall be substituted namely:—

(1)     Maximum Age for appointment as member/ Chairman.—A person who is not more than sixty five years of age shall be appointed Chairman/member.

 

(5)     Substitution of Serial No. 4 of the FIRST SCHEDULE PART-I of the Gilgit-Baltistan Service Tribunal Act, 2010.—In the Service Tribunals Act, 2010 for Serial No. 4(l), a, b (2) of the first schedule part-I, the following shall be substituted namely:

(4)  Allowance and other privileges of the Chairman and members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Service Tribunal shall be in accordance with Schedule IV of the Service Tribunals Act, 2010.

SCHEDULE-IV

Salary Allowances & Utilities

S.No. Items Chairman Member
1. Salary 200000/- 170000/-
2. House Rent Allowance 70000/- 60000/-
3. Utility Allowance 20000/- 15000/-
Total 290000/- 245000/-

Facilities

S.No. Items Chairman Member
1. One Shaufar driven car maintained at the Government for official and Private use. 1300 CC Capacity 1300 CC Capacity
2. Petrol Limit 300 liter per month 270 liter per month
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