THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PUNJAB ACT, 1973 — It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on and from the day the University of the Punjab Ordinance, 1972 (Punjab Ordinance No. XVII of 1972), as amended by the University of the Punjab (Amendment) Ordinance, 1973 (Punjab Ordinance No. IX of 1973) ceased to operate in accordance with the provisions of clause (2) (a) of Article 135 of the Interim Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The University shall be a body corporate by the name of the University of the Punjab and shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued by the said name. The University shall be competent to acquire and hold property both movable and immovable and lease, sell or otherwise transfer any movable and immovable property which vests in or has been acquired by it. The University shall have the powers to provide for instruction in such branches of learning as it may deem fit, and to make provision for research and for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in such manner as it may determine.

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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.

By |2019-11-07T04:29:38+00:00November 7th, 2019|Punjab|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.

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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.

By |2019-10-05T04:49:30+00:00October 5th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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JOINING TIME — EXTRACT FROM CIVIL SERVICES RULES (CSR) PUNJAB (VOLUME I – PART – I) – Joining time may be granted to a Government servant to enable him to join a new post to which he is appointed while on duty in his old post; or to join a new post on return from leave on average pay of not more than four months duration in respect of Government servants subject to the leave rule sin section II of chapter VIII, or from earned leave not exceeding 120, 90 or 30 days as the case may be, in respect of Government servants subject to the leave rules in section III of chapter VIII; or when he has not had sufficient notice of his appointment to the new post, on return from leave other than that specified in sub clause (i) or to travel from the port of debarkation or, in the case of arrival by air craft, from its first regular port in Pakistan and to organize his domestic establishment when he returns from leave out of Pakistan of more than four months duration in respect of Government servants subject to the leave rules in section II of chapter VIII, or of more than 120, 90 or 30 days duration as the case may be, in respect of Government servants subject to leave rules in section III of chapter VIII; or to proceed from a specified station to join a post in a place in a remote locality which is not easy of access; or to proceed on relinquishing charge of a post in a place in a remoter locality which is not easy of access to a specified station.

By |2019-10-01T04:54:58+00:00October 1st, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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VIABILITY GAP FUND (VGF) GUIDELINES, 2019 – GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB — The Government of the Punjab is committed to inclusive social development and sustainable economic growth in the Province. The Government aims to use public private partnerships (PPPs) as a means of delivering physical and social infrastructure to the Province of Punjab and improve efficiency. The money(s) (grant / loan) from foreign donors for the purpose of VGF, will be received by the Punjab Government in Assignment Accounts sanctioned for the purpose in accordance with the Punjab financial Rules. In line with the PPP Act, 2014 the Steering Committee may consider a project for financial assistance from the Viability Gap Fund, for the purpose which are economically and socially viable but may not be financially attractive enough for investment.

By |2019-09-28T04:39:06+00:00September 28th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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THE PUNJAB MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 2019 — It shall extend to whole of the Punjab. It shall apply to all industrial and commercial establishments in the Punjab. It shall come into force at once. Employer means a person owing or having charge of the business of an industrial or commercial establishment and includes an agent or manager or any other person acting on behalf of such person in the general management or control of such establishment. Industry means any business, trade, manufacturing, calling, service, employment or occupation of producing goods or services for sale. An establishment or a person, who directly or indirectly, employs workers in connection with any construction work or industry and road transport service. Minimum wages” means rates of wages notified under the Act.

By |2019-09-16T04:10:57+00:00September 16th, 2019|Punjab|0 Comments
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