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Miscellaneous Rules

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MISCELLANEOUS RULES

 

1.         Punjab Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1958........................... 1

 

2.                    Ex-Government Servants (Employment with Foreign Government)

 

(Prohibition) Act, 1966................................................................................ 7

 

3.         Punjab Service Tribunals Act, 1974............................................... 10

 

4.                    Punjab Service Tribunals Act (Procedure) Rules, 1975 and related

 

instructions.............................................................................................. 16

 

5.         Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund Ordinance, 1960...... 26

 

6.         Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund Rules, 1960............. 31

 

7.                    Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund, Pat-I (Disbursement) Rules,

 

1965 ............................................................................................................ 35

 

8.                    Punjab Government Servants Benevolent Fund, Part-II (Disbursement)

 

Rules, 1966 and related instructions                                                            44

 

9.         Punjab Government Employees Welfare Fund Ordinance, 1969....... 68

 

10.       Punjab Government Employees Welfare Fund Rules, 1969.............. 74

 

11.       Punjab Public Service Commission Ordinance, 1978....................... 91

 

12.       Punjab Public Service Commission (Functions) Rules, 1978........... 100

 

13.                Punjab Public Service Commission (Terms and Conditions of Service)

 

Rules 2012............................................................................................. 105

 

14.                Punjab Public Service Commission Regulations, 2000 and instructions

 

regarding appointment through the Commission......................... 109

 

15.       Punjab Civil Services (Application for Posts) Rules, 1987............... 124

 

16.                Punjab Civil Servants (Change in Nomenclature of Services and Abolition

 

of Classes) Rules, 1974............................................................... 127

 

17.       Punjab Civil Services (Ratios of Recruitment) Rules, 1973.............. 130

 

18.                Punjab Civil Servants (Minimum Length of Service for Promotion) Rules,

 

2010 .......................................................................................................... 132

 

19.                Punjab Civil Servants (Restriction on Marriages with Foreign Nationals)

 

Rules, 2011............................................................................... 135

 

20.                Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Work Place Act 2010 (with

 

related Instructions).................................................................. 137

 

21.       Joining Time.............................................................................. 152

 

22.       The Punjab Office of Ombudsman Act, 1997................................. 163

 

23.                Ombudsman for the Province of Punjab (Regulations, Investigation and

 

Disposal of Complaints) Regulations, 2005.................................. 178

 

24.       Punjab Pension Fund Rules 2007................................................ 191

 

25.       Provincial Management Service Rules, 2004................................. 203

 

Punjab Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1958

 

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ACT XXXIV OF 1958

 

WEST PAKISTAN ESSENTIAL SERVICES

 

(MAINTENANCE) ACT, 1958

 

An Act to provide for the maintenance of certain essential services.

 

(First published, after having received the assent of the Governor of West Pakistan, in the Gazette of West Pakistan on the 25th April, 1958).

 

No.Leg.1(34)/58, 25th April 1958, (Gazette, Extraordinary, 25th April 1958). The following Act having received the assent of the Governor of West Pakistan on the 25th April, 1958 and was published for general information in the Gazette.

 

Preamble Whereas it is expedient to provide for the maintenance of certain essential services in *the Punjab;

 

It is hereby enacted as follows:

 

1.               Short title, extent and commencement (1) This Act may be called *the Punjab Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1958.

 

(2)             It extends to the whole of  *the Punjab, except the Federal Capital and the Special Areas.

 

(3)             It shall come into force at once.

 

2.               Definitions In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context –

 

(i)                  “employment” means any service for which remuneration is received;

 

(ii)                “essential service” means a service to the employment of which this Act applies;

 

(iii)              “Government” means the *Provincial Government of the Punjab.

 

3.               Employment to which this Act applies This Act shall apply to all employment under the Government or any agency set up by it or a local authority or any service relating to transport or civil defence.

 

4.                 Power to order persons engaged in certain employments to remain in specified areas (1) The Government or an officer authorized in this behalf by the

 

Government may, by general or special order, direct that any person or persons engaged in any employment or class of employment to which this Act applies shall not depart out of such area or areas and for such period not exceeding three months as may be specified in such order.

 

*Substituted vide Punjab Laws (Adaptation) Order, 1974 (President Order No. 1 of 1974).

 

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(2) An order made under sub–section (1) shall be published in such manner as the Government, or the officer making the order, considers best calculated to bring it to the notice of the persons affected by the order.

 

5. Offences – Any person engaged in any employment or class of employment to which this Act applies who –

 

(a)             disobeys any lawful order given in the course of such employment or attempts to persuade any person to disobey any such order; or

 

(b)             without reasonable excuse abandons such employment or absents himself from work; or

 

(c)             departs from any area specified in an order under sub–section

 

(1)   of section 4 without the consent of the Government or the authority making that order, and any employer of a person engaged in an employment or class of employment to which this Act applies, who without reasonable excuse –

 

(1)             discontinues the employment of such person; or

 

(2)             by closing an establishment in which such person is engaged, causes the discontinuance of his employment; or

 

(3)             discontinues or causes the discontinuance of an essential service is guilty of an offence under this Act.

 

Explanation 1 The fact that a person apprehends that by continuing in his employment he will be exposed to increase physical danger is not reasonable excuse within the meaning of clause (b).

 

Explanation 2 A person abandons his employment within the meaning of clause (b) who, notwithstanding that it is an express or implied term of his contract of employment that he may terminate his employment on giving notice to his employer of his intention to do so, so terminates his employment without the previous consent of his employer.

 

6. Regulation of wages and conditions of service – (1) The Government may make rules regulating or empowering specified authorities to regulate the wages and other conditions of service of persons or of any class of persons engaged in any employment or class of employment to which this Act applies.

 

(2) When any such rules have been made, or when any directions regulating wages or conditions of service have been given by the authority empowered by such rules to give them, any person failing to comply therewith is guilty of an offence under this Act.

 

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7.               Penalties and Procedure (1) Any person found guilty of an offence under this Act, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year and shall also be liable to a fine.

 

(2)             Where the person accused of an offence under this Act is a company or other body corporate, every director manager, secretary or other officer thereof shall unless he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he exercised due diligence to prevent the commission of the offence, be liable to the punishment provided for the offence.

 

(3)             No court shall take cognizance of an offence under this Act except upon complaint in writing made by an officer empowered by the Government in this behalf.

 

8.               Bar of legal proceedings No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against any person for anything which is, in good faith, done or intended to be done under this Act or the rules made thereunder.

 

9.               Saving of effect of laws imposing liability to national service Nothing contained in this Act or in any declaration or order made thereunder, shall have effect in derogation of any provision of law which is or may be for the time being in force, imposing upon a person engaged in an employment or class of employment to which this Act applies any liability to be called up for national service or to under-take employment in the national service.

 

10.            Repeal The North West Frontier Province Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1946 (XII of 1946), and the West Pakistan Essential Services (Maintenance) Ordinance, 1957 (VII of 1957) are hereby repealed.

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ANCILLARY INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

THE PUNJAB ESSENTIAL SERVICES MAINTENANCE) ACT, 1958

 

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Copies of Notifications:

(1)             No.SOXII–1–61/57, dated 29th May 1958;

(2)             No.SOXII–1–61/57–A, dated 29th May 1958;

 

Issued by Government of West Pakistan, Services and General Administration Department, addressed to all Secretaries to Government of West Pakistan and others concerned.

 

Subject: WEST PAKISTAN ESSENTIAL SERVICES (MAINTENANCE) ACT, 1958 – POWERS OF SUPERINTENDENTS OF POLICE AND DISTRICT MAGISTRATES

 

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub–section (3) of Section 7 of the West Pakistan Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1958, the Governor of West Pakistan is pleased to empower the Superintendents of Police of all the Districts in West Pakistan (except the Federal Capital and Special Areas) to lodge complaints in writing in respect of the offences under the said Act committed within their respective jurisdiction.

 

2. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub–section (1) of Section 4 of the West Pakistan Essential Services (Maintenance) Act, 1958, the Governor of West Pakistan is pleased to authorize the District Magistrates of all the Districts in West Pakistan (except the Federal Capital and the Special Areas) to direct, by general or special order, any person or persons engaged in any employment or class of employment to which the said Act applies, not to depart out of such areas and for such period not exceeding 3 months as may be specified in such order.

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Ex–Government Servants (Employment with Foreign Government) (Restriction) Act, 1966

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THE EX–GOVERNMENT SERVANTS

 

(EMPLOYMENT WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS)

 

(PROHIBITION) ACT, 1966

 

ACT NO.XII OF 1966

 

 *An Act to prohibit ex–Government servants from seeking or taking up employment with a foreign Government or foreign agency.

 

Whereas in the interest of the security of Pakistan, it is expedient to prohibit ex–Government servants from seeking or taking up employment with a foreign Government or foreign agency;

 

And whereas the national interest in relation to the security of Pakistan requires Central legislation in the matter under clause (2) of Article 131 of the Constitution;

 

It is hereby enacted as follows:

 

1.               Short title, extent and commencement – (1) This Act may be called the Ex–Government Servants (Employment with Foreign Governments) Prohibition Act, 1966.

 

(2)                 It extends to the whole of Pakistan.

 

(3)                 It shall come into force at once.

 

2.                 Definitions – In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, –

 

(a)         “ex–Government servant” means any person who was at any time, appointed or employed as an officer or servant of the Central Government or a Provincial Government and has ceased to be so appointed or employed;

 

(b)        “foreign agency” means any office or establishment of the diplomatic or consular representative of a foreign Government by whatever name called, and includes any information, public relations, trade or commercial agency, service centre or foundation established or maintained by any such Government or by any person who is a national of a foreign country; and

 

(c)         “foreign Government” means the Government of a foreign country.

 

3.               Prohibition of employment, etc. – (1) No ex–Government servant shall, except with the previous permission in writing of the Central Government, seek or take up employment as an officer or servant of a foreign Government or a foreign agency.

*The Act was published in the Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, 7th July 1966.

 

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(2) No ex–Government servant who is, at the commencement of this Act, in the service of a foreign Government or a foreign agency shall, except with the permission in writing of the Central Government, continue in such service after the expiry of three months from such commencement.

 

 *4. Penalty— Whoever contravenes the provisions of section 3 shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine which may extend to fifty thousand rupees, or with forfeiture of property, or with any two or more of the said punishments.

*Authority:    Ordinance No. XI of 1982 dated the 18th May 1982.

 

 

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The Punjab Service Tribunals

 

Act, 1974

 

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No.PAP/Legis:2(8)/74/68

 

Dated the 20th June, 1974

 

The Punjab Service Tribunal Bill, 1974 having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on the 5th day of June, 1974 and assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on the 20th Day of June, 1974, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Legislature of the Punjab.

 

THE PUNJAB SERVICE TRIBUNALS ACT, 1974

 

PUNJAB ACT NO. IX OF 1974

 

(First published, after having received the assent of the Governor of the Punjab, in the Gazette of the Punjab (Extraordinary) dated the 20th June 1974)

 

AN

 

ACT

 

to provide for the establishment of Service Tribunals to exercise jurisdiction regarding matters relating to the terms and conditions of service in respect of services of the Province of the Punjab.

 

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the establishment of Service Tribunals to exercise exclusive jurisdiction regarding the matters relating to the terms and conditions of service in respect of the services of the Province of the Punjab and for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto;

 

It is hereby enacted as follows:

 

1.               (1) This Act may be called the Punjab  *Service Tribunals Act, 1974.

 

(2)                 It shall come into force at once.

 

(3)                 It applies to all civil servants wherever they may be.

 

2.               In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:

 

(a)         “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Tribunal;

 

(b)         “Civil Servant” means a person who is or who has been a member of a civil service of the Province or who holds or has held a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Province but does not include:

 

(i)                  a person who is or who has been on deputation to the Province from the Federation or any other Province or authority;

 

(ii)                a person who is or has been employed on contract, or on work– charged basis, or who is or has been paid from contingencies; or

 

*Substituted for the word “Administrative” vide the Punjab Administrative Tribunals (Amendment) Act, 1975.

 

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(iii)          a person who is or has been a “worker” or “workman” as defined in the Factories Act, 1934 (XXV of 1934) or the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923 (VIII of 1923);

 

(c)             “Government” means the Government of the Punjab;

 

(d)            “Governor” means the Governor of the Punjab;

 

(e)             “Member” means the Member of the Tribunal;

 

(f)              “Registrar” means the Registrar of a Tribunal and includes any other person authorized by a Tribunal to perform the functions and duties for the Registrar; and

 

(g)             “Tribunal” means a Service Tribunal established by this Act, or a Bench thereof.

 

 *3. Tribunals – (1) The Governor may, by notification in the official Gazette, establish one or more Service Tribunals, and, where there are established more than one Tribunal, the Governor shall specify in the notification the class or classes of civil servants in respect of whom all the territorial limits within which or the class or classes in respect of which each such Tribunal shall exercise jurisdiction under this Act.