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The Holders of Representative Offices Laws (Suspension of Operation) Order, 2000

CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S ORDER 3 OF 2000

An Order to provide for suspension of operation of certain laws relating to the holders of representative offices

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 15th February, 2000]

F.No.2-5/2000-Min. 1, dated 15th February, 2000.--Whereas it is expedient to provide for suspension of operation of certain laws relating to the holders of representative offices for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

Whereas the National Assembly, the Senate and Provincial Assemblies stand suspended in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No. l of 1999, as amended.

And whereas all laws as specified in Article 5 of the Provisional Constitution Order No. l of 1999, continue in force subject to the orders of the Chief Executive.

Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and Provisional Constitution Order No. l of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make the following Order:---

1. Short title, extent and commencement --- (1) This Order may be called the Holders of Representative Offices Laws (Suspension of Operation) Order, 2000.

(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan.

(3) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the 12th October, 1999.

2. Interpretation.--For the purpose of this Order "holder of ,representative office" means a person who on the 12th day of October, 1999, was holding the office of a member of the National Assembly, the Senate or a Provincial Assembly, the Chairman and Deputy Chairman Senate, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of a Provincial Assembly and includes a person who on the said date was holding the office of a Parliamentary Secretary and a Provincial Parliamentary Secretary.

3. Order to override other laws.--The provisions of this Order shall have effect notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force.

4. Suspension of operation of certain laws.--The operation of,---

(i) the Members of Parliament (Salaries and Allowances) Act, 1974 (XXVII of 1974);

(ii) the Chairman, Speaker (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (LXXXII of 1975);

(iii) the Deputy Chairman and Deputy Speaker (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (LXXXIII of 1975);

(iv) the Balochistan Assembly Members (Salaries and Allowances) Act, 1975 (Balochistan Act No.II of 1975);

(v) the Balochistan Speaker's and Deputy Speaker's (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (Balochistan Act No. V of 1975);

(vi) the Provincial Assembly of North-Vest Frontier Province (Salaries and Allowances of the Members) Act, 1974 (N.-W.F.P. Act No.IX of 1974);

(vii) the North-West Frontier Province Speaker's and Deputy Speaker's (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (N.-W.F.P. Act No.III of 1975);

(viii) the Punjab Provincial Assembly (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges of Members) Act, 1974 (Punjab Act No.XVI of 1974);

(ix) the Punjab Provincial Assembly Speaker (Salaries; Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (Punjab Act No.XVIII of 1975);

(x) the Punjab Provincial Assembly Deputy Speaker (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (Punjab Act No.XVIII of 1975);

(xi) the Sindh Provincial Assembly Members (Salaries and Allowances) Act, 1974 (Sindh Act No.XVIII of 1974);

(xii) the Sindh Speaker's and Deputy Speaker's (Salaries, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1975 (Sindh Act No.VII of 1975), and

(xiii) any jaw, rule, order, sanction or notification relating to terms and conditions of Federal Parliamentary Secretaries and Provincial Parliamentary Secretaries, shall remain suspended during the period the National Assembly, the Senate and the Provincial Assemblies remain suspended and it is hereby declared for removal of doubts that no salary, allowance, financial benefit, right, privilege or concession shall accrue or be deemed to have ever accrued or become payable to any holder of representative office for the period the National Assembly, the Senate and Provincial Assemblies remain suspended, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No. l of 1999, as amended.

 

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