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The Standard Time (Interpretation of References) Ordinance, 1943

1ORDINANCE No. VI OF 1943

[20th January, 1943]

An Ordinance to provide for the interpretation in enactments in force in 2[Pakistan] of references to 3* Standard Time.

WHEREAS an emergency has arisen which makes it necessary to provide for the interpretation in enactments in force in 2[Pakistan] of references to 3* Standard Time;

Now, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 72 of Government of India Act, as set out in the Ninth Schedule to the Government of India Act, 1935 (26 Geo. 5,c.2.), the Governor General is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:__

 

1. Short title and commencement.__ (1) This Ordinance may be called the 3* Standard Time (Interpretation of References) Ordinance, 1943.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

 

2. Interpretation of references to Standard Time. While any order of the 4[Federal Government] is in force fixing 3* Standard Time by reference to Greenwich Mean Time as being in advance of Greenwich Mean Time by an interval other than five and one-half hours, any reference in any enactment in force in 2[Pakistan] to 3* Standard Time shall, notwithstanding that such reference may define 3* Standard Time as being five and one-half hours in advance of Greenwich Mean Time, be interpreted as reference to 3* Standard Time as fixed for the time being by the order of the 4[Federal Government].

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1The Ordinance has been applied to__

(i)        Baluchistan, see Notification No. 18-W., dated the 8th February,1943, Gazette of India, 1943, Pt.I.p.192;

(ii)       Such of the Baluch tribal areas beyond the western border of the Dera Ghazi Khan District of the Punjab as are not included in the Baluchistan tribal areas, in so far as the same may be applicable and subject to any amendment to which it is for the time being subject in the Province, etc., see Notification No.27-W., dated the 3rd March, 1943, Gazette of India, 1943, Pt.I, p.266.

It has been extended to the Leased Areas of Baluchistan by the Leased Areas (Laws) Order, 1950 (G.G.O., 3 of 1950).

This Ordinance has been extended to the whole of Pakistan with effect from the 14th October, 1955, by the Central Laws (Statute Reform) Ordinance, 1960 (21 of 1960),s.3 and 2nd Sch.

2Subs. by the Central Laws (Statute Reform) Ordinance,. 1960 (21 of 1960),s.3 and 2nd Sch. (with effect from the 14th October, 1955),for “the Provinces and the Capital of the Federation” which had been subs. by A.O.1949, for “British India”.

3The word “Indian” rep. by the Federal Laws (Revision and Declaration) Act, 1951 (26 of 1951),s.3 and 2nd Sch.

4Subs. by F.A.O., 1975, Art.2 and Table, for “Central Government”.

 

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