THE RIGHT OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT, 2017 (FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) — It shall apply to all public bodies of the Federal Government. It shall come into force at once. Information Commission means the Pakistan Commission on Access to Information established in accordance with Section 18. Information means information based on record. National Security means the matters pertaining to the integrity, security or defence of Pakistan or any part thereof. Record means a public record as defined in Section 6. Right of access to information means the right of access to information accessible under this Act which is held by or under the control of any public body and includes the right of access to information, documents or record in digital or printed form, as the case may be. This Act shall be interpreted so as to advance its purposes as set out in the preamble and to promote the right of access to information; and facilitate and encourage promptly the disclosure of the information at the lowest and reasonable cost.

By |2020-08-25T04:13:01+00:00August 25th, 2020|Federal|0 Comments
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THE CIVIL SERVANTS (DIRECTORY RETIREMENT FROM SERVICE) RULES, 2020 — These rules shall come into force at once. Competent Authority means the appointing authority in terms of Rule 6 of the Civil Servants (Appointment, Promotion and Transfer) Rules, 1973. Conduct unbecoming means the conduct on the part of a civil servant that is contrary to public interests or which harms his standing or the standing of the civil service in the eyes of the public or is contrary to any prescribed Jaw/ rules/ procedures/ instructions and includes inefficiency on his part necessitating his directory retirement under these rules. Directory retirement means retirement under clause (i) of subsection (1) of section 13 of the Act read with subsection (2) thereof. Retirement Board means a Board constituted under these rules for review of cases for the purpose of directory retirement in respect of civil servants in BPS-20 and above; and Retirement Committee means a committee constituted under these rules for review of cases for the purpose of directory retirement in respect of civil servants in BPS-19 and below.

By |2020-06-16T04:28:37+00:00June 16th, 2020|Federal|2 Comments
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GENERAL PROVIDENT FUND (GP FUND) RULES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATED EDITION 2017 — They shall come into force on the 1st April, 1934. The Fund shall be maintained in Pakistan in rupees. All Government servants in permanent, temporary or officiating service (including probationary service) irrespective of the class to which they belong, whose conditions of service the President is competent to determine, shall be eligible to join the Fund. All eligible Government servants in permanent pensionable and non-pensionable service and those temporary or officiating Government servants who have completed 2 years continuous temporary and /or officiating service shall join the Fund as compulsory subscribers. All other eligible Government servants may elect to join the Fund as optional subscribers.

By |2020-08-04T02:08:19+00:00February 11th, 2020|Federal|0 Comments
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THE SACKED EMPLOYEES (RE-INSTATEMENT) ACT, 2010 — It extends to the whole of Pakistan. It shall come into force at once. Sacked employee means a person who was appointed as a regular or adhoc employee on contract basis or otherwise in service of employer, during the period from the 1st day of November, 1993 to the 30TH day of November, 1996 (both days inclusive) and was dismissed, removed or terminated from service or whose contract period was expired or who was given forced golden hand shake during the period from the 1st day of November, 1996 to the 12th day of October, 1999 (both days inclusive).

By |2020-01-14T05:18:14+00:00January 14th, 2020|Federal|0 Comments
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THE CIVIL SERVANTS (SENIORITY) RULES, 1993 — They shall come into force at once. Persons initially appointed on the recommendations of the selection authority through an earlier open advertisement shall rank senior to those appointed through a subsequent open advertisement. If two or more persons are recommended in open advertisement by the selection authority their inter se seniority shall be determined in order of merit assigned by the selection authority. Seniority in a service, cadre or post to which a civil servant is promoted shall take effect from the date of regular promotion to that service, cadre or post. Seniority in a service, cadre or post to which a civil servant is appointed by transfer shall take effect from the date of regular appointment to the service, cadre or post.

By |2020-08-04T02:13:05+00:00December 31st, 2019|Federal|1 Comment
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DIGITAL PAKISTAN POLICY (MINISTRY OF IT & TELECOM) — Information technology has assumed a central enabling role in the emerging dynamics of a knowledge society and knowledge economy. It is a key lever of economic development. The growth trends of Pakistan’s economy have been corroborated and praised by numerous independent global institutes. Pakistan’s Information Technology (IT) sector is carving a differentiated position as the preferred source for software development, BPO and freelancing. This policy will also serve as the foundation for the construction of a holistic digital ecosystem with advanced concepts and components for the rapid delivery of next generation digital services, applications and content. It will serve as an aggregator of demand for innovative digital services and as a supplier of data for value added services and applications.

By |2020-06-27T13:20:30+00:00December 7th, 2019|Federal|0 Comments
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THE ASSETS DECLARATION (PROCEDURE AND CONDITIONS) RULES, 2019 — They shall come into force at once. Value of assets means value as per Section 5 of the Ordinance as on the date of declaration. Where the asset declared by the declarant is only beneficiary owned by the declarant or is owned by a Benamidar of the declarant, the name and identification of the legal owner or Benamidar shall also be declared.

By |2020-06-28T11:33:21+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Federal|0 Comments
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UPDATION / REVISION OF RECRUITMENT RULES OF VARIOUS POSTS OF MINISTRIES / DIVISIONS / DEPARTMENTS UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT — Federal Public Commission has observed that each year a significant number of posts remain vacant / unfilled due to non-availability of suitable candidates from respective quotas and fields of education. The Commission has further noticed that during the personal hearings of the candidates, who file representation against rejection of their candidature on account of not meeting the advertised qualifications, that the recruitment rules of various Ministries / Divisions / Departments were either outdated or were not aligned with the new qualification / titles / nomenclature of closely related disciplines/degrees available in the market. The Commission feels that we lose good talent available in the market due to the weaknesses in existing recruitment rules.

By |2020-08-04T02:20:56+00:00October 18th, 2019|Federal|0 Comments
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COMPILATION OF ORDERS RELATING TO VARIOUS SCHEMES OF PAY SCALES, ALLOWANCES AND FRINGE BENEFITS FROM 1972 TO 2017 AND COMPILATION OF GENERAL ORDERS RELATING TO ALLOWANCES (FEDERAL GOVERNMENT) — Basically, this book is only a compilation of orders on the subject of Pay Scales issued by the Government of Pakistan from time to time. In order to facilitate the Federal Government offices and the employees in getting information regarding the revisions, made by the Federal Government, in the Pay, Allowances and fringe benefits, from time to time, Finance Division had earlier compiled the orders of the Federal Government relating to Pay Scales, Allowances etc. in 1984. Necessity for compilation of such an updated book on Revision of Pay Scales, Allowances and fringe benefits was being felt for quite some time. Finance Division, therefore, initiated an exercise in this regard and has now compiled updated document up to 2017.

By |2020-07-21T06:43:32+00:00October 9th, 2019|Federal|0 Comments
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