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PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2013

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2013

An Act further to amend the Punjab Public Service Commission Ordinance, 1978.

[Gazette of Punjab, Extraordinary, 14th January, 2013]

ACT XIII OF 2013

No. PAP-Legis-2(157)/2012/820.–The Punjab Public Service Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2012, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on 7 January 2013, and assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on 12 January 2013, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.

Preamble.–Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Punjab Public Service Commission Ordinance, 1978 (II of 1978) for purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is enacted as follows:–

  1. Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act may be cited as the Punjab Public Service Commission (Amendment) Act, 2013.

(2)  It shall come into force at once.

  1. Amendment in Section 3 of Ordinance II of 1978.–In the Punjab Public Service Commission Ordinance, 1978 (II of 1978), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, in Section 3, in sub-section (4), in clause (b), for paragraph (iii), the following shall be substituted:-

“(iii)   women from public or private sector possessing such qualification and experience as the Government may, by rules, prescribe; and”

  1. Amendment in Section 4 of Ordinance II of 1978.–In the said Ordinance, in Section 4, for sub-section (1), the following shall be substituted:–

“(1) A member shall be appointed for a term of three years and shall not be eligible for reappointment but a member may be appointed as the Chairman for the residual period of the term; provided that the residual period of the member is not less than six months.”

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