ACT, 2011

An Act further to amend the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974

[Gazette of Punjab, Extraordinary, 30th July, 2012]


No. PAP-Legis-2(106)/2011/724. The Punjab Civil Servants (Amendment) Bill 2011, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on 18 July 2012, and assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on 28 July 2012, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.

Preamble.–Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974 (VIII of 1974) for purposes hereinafter appearing; It is enacted as follows:–

  1. Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act may be cited as the Punjab Civil Servants (Amendment) Act 2011.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

  1. Amendment in Section 8 of Act VIII of 1974.–In the Punjab Civil Servants Act 1974 (VIII of 1974), in Section 8, after sub-section (6), the following sub-section (7) shall be inserted:–

“(7)  Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, if a civil servant dies or superannuates after the selection authority recommends his promotion to a higher post and before he assumes the charge of the higher post, the competent authority may approve promotion of such a civil servant with effect from the day immediately before the day of his death or superannuation.”

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