Download 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.