ISLAMABAD CAPITAL TERRITORY LOCAL GOVERNMENT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2023
ACT NO VIII OF 2023
An Act further to amend the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Act, 2015
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 22nd February, 2023]
No. F. 22(38)/2022-Legis., dated 21.2.2023.–The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 20th February, 2023 is hereby published for general information:-
WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Act, 2015 (X of 2015), in the manner and for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
1. Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act shall be called the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government (Amendment) Act, 2023.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Amendment of Section 6, Act X of 2015.–In the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Act, 2015 (X of 2015), in Section 6, for sub-section (1), the following shall be substituted, namely:-
“(1) There shall be one hundred and twenty-five Union Councils within the Islamabad Capital Territory under this Act. The Federal Government, on the recommendations of Ministry of Interior, by notification in the official Gazette may increase or decrease the number of union councils from time to time.”