THE PUNJAB SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT, 2019 — It extends to whole of the Punjab. It shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify; and, the Government may specify different dates for the enforcement of various provisions of the Act. Act means the Punjab Skills Development Authority Act 2019. The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, establish Punjab Skills Development Authority. The Authority shall be a body corporate, having perpetual succession and a common seal, with powers to enter into contracts, acquire and, subject to subsection (3), dispose of both movable and immovable property in accordance with law, and may, by the said name, sue or be sued. The Authority or any of its committees may invite any technical expert or any other person having specialized knowledge of any subject or the representative of a Government institution for assistance in the performance of its functions.

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THE KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA PUBLIC PROCUREMENT OF GOODS, WORKS AND SERVICES RULES, 2014 — These shall come into force at once. Bid means a technical proposal or a financial proposal or a technical and financial proposal submitted as a result of request for quotations, tender notice, request for proposal as the case may be. Contractor means a person, a firm, a company or an organization undertaking supply of goods, works or non-consulting services. Emergency shall refer to situation that poses an immediate risk of loss, or has caused loss, or has high probability of escalating to cause immediate danger to health, life, property or environment as covered under the National Disaster Management Act, 2010 (Act No. XXIV of 2010) and shall include natural calamities, disasters, accidents, war and breakdown of operational equipment, plant, machinery or engineering infrastructures, which may give rise to abnormal situation requiring prompt and immediate action to limit or avoid damage to health, life, property or the environment.

By |2019-11-04T03:47:25+00:00November 4th, 2019|KPK|0 Comments
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GUIDE BOOK FOR CONDUCTING INQUIRY — Guide Book for conducting inquiry under the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability (PEEDA) Act, 2006 is approved to eliminate, as far as possible, chances of delay by removing bottlenecks in inquiry proceedings. The Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability (PEEDA) Act, 2006 was promulgated with a view to promote efficiency in the public service and to inculcate discipline in the state functionaries. The objectives of the Guide Book are to improve the understanding of the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act, 2006 (cited as PEEDA Act, 2006) and to facilitate the task of completion of Inquiry under the PEEDA Act, 2006.

By |2019-10-12T04:59:32+00:00October 12th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA CIVIL SERVANTS ACT, 1973 — This section and section 25, shall apply to persons employed on contract, or on work charged basis or who are paid from contingencies, and the remaining provisions of this Act including this section, shall apply to all civil servants wherever they may be. It shall come into force at once. Civil Servant‖ means a person who is member of a civil service of the Province, or who holds a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Province, but does not include a person who is on deputation to the Province from the Federation or any other Province or other authority, a person who is employed on contract, or on work-charged basis or who is paid from contingences; or a person who is ―worker‖ or ―workman‖ as defined in the Factories Act, 1934 (Act XXV of 1934), or the Workman’s Compensation Act, 1923 (Act VIII of 1923).

By |2019-10-10T05:16:14+00:00October 10th, 2019|KPK|0 Comments
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THE (PBTE) PUNJAB BOARD OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2019 — It shall come into force at once. The Board shall consist of the Chairman and not less than seven but not more than eleven members, including at least three female members to be appointed by the Controlling Authority on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed and until so prescribed as the Government may determine. No act or proceedings of the Board shall be invalid merely by reason of any vacancy or defect in the constitution of the Board. Subject to the Ordinance, the Board shall have powers to conduct examinations and issue certificates of technical, vocational, industrial and commerce education.

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THE PUNJAB SALES TAX ON SERVICES ACT, 2012 — It shall extend to the whole of the Punjab. This Act shall come into force on and from such date as the Government may, by a notification in the official Gazette, specify. Notwithstanding sub-section (3), the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify services or class or classes of services in respect of which tax shall be collected and paid with effect from the date subsequent to and different from the date of the commencement of this Act. Subject to such exclusion as mentioned in Second Schedule, a taxable service is a service listed in Second Schedule, which is provided by a person from his office or place of business in the Punjab in the course of an economic activity, including the commencement or termination of the activity. Where a person is providing taxable services in a Province other than the Punjab but the recipient of such services is resident of the Punjab or is otherwise availing such services in the Punjab and has charged tax accordingly, the person providing such services shall pay the amount of tax so charged to the Government.

By |2019-10-07T04:34:06+00:00October 7th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB EMERGENCY SERVICE LEAVE, EFFICIENCY AND DISCIPLINE RULES, 2007 — These shall come into force at once. In these rules Act means the Punjab Emergency Service Act 2006 (IV of 2006). The efficiency of an official shall be ensured through regular performance evaluation and the extension in contract appointment or right to apply for a higher post shall depend on the performance evaluation reports of the official. Leave is a privilege and not a right in the Service and the leave may be cancelled at any time in case of any emergency duty or disaster. An official may obtain casual leave, not exceeding twenty four days per year, with the approval of the competent authority. More than twelve days casual leave at one time shall not be allowed.

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THE KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 2013 — It shall extend to the whole of the Province of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It shall apply to all industrial establishments and commercial establishments in the Province of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It shall come into force at once. Minimum Wages means minimum rates of wages announced, declared, adopted or notified by Government from time to time which shall include the basic pay and statutory allowances i.e. Cost of Living Allowance, Dearness Allowance and Adhoc Relief. Unskilled Worker means a worker employed to do unskilled labour or a person employed against a job or to perform duties which do not need any practical training or related theoretical instructions for attaining the laid down standards of skill and proficiency.

By |2019-10-04T05:09:03+00:00October 4th, 2019|KPK|0 Comments
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THE INITIAL APPOINTMENT TO CIVIL POSTS (RELAXATION OF UPPER AGE LIMIT) RULES, 2008 — These shall come into force with immediate effect. The age relaxation under category (iii) specified in rule 3, shall be subject to full justification in support of the proposal; and a certificate to the effect that no eligible candidates within the prescribed age limits are / were available. The certificate shall be provided by the concerned Departments. Age relaxation in respect of overage candidates shall be sought prior to their appointment. For the purposes of these rules, age of a candidate shall be calculated from the closing date of submission of applications for a particular post. The cases of age relaxations, beyond the competence of Administrative Departments, shall be sent to the Establishment Department through the Administrative Department concerned.

By |2019-10-02T04:45:05+00:00October 2nd, 2019|KPK|0 Comments
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