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Legal Framework (Amendment) Order, 2002

Chief Executive's Order No. 29 of 2002

October 9, 2002

AN ORDER to amend the Legal Framework Order, 2002

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Legal Framework Order, 2002 (Chief Executive's Order No. 24 of 2002), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, read with the Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, and in pursuance of the powers vested in him by and under the judgement of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, dated the 12th May, 2000, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make the following Order:-


1. Short title and commencement.-
(1) This Order may be called the Legal Framework (Amendment) Order, 2002.
 
(2) It shall come into force at once.
 
2. Amendment of the Schedule, Chief Executive's Order No. 24 of 2002.-
In the Legal Framework Order, 2002 (Chief Executive's Order No. 24 of 2002), in the Schedule, -
(1) in column (1), in serial number 3 relating to Article 51, in column (3), in clause (4), -
(i) in sub-clause (d), for the semi-colon at the end a colon shall be substituted and thereafter the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
Provided that for the purpose of this sub-clause the total number of general seats won by a political party shall include the independent returned candidate or candidates who may duly join such political party within three days of the publication in the official Gazette of the names of the returned candidates"
(ii) in sub-clause (e), for the proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, , namely:-
Provided that for the purpose of this sub-clause the total number of general seats won by a political party shall include the independent returned candidate or candidates who may duly join such political party within three days of the publication in the official Gazette of the names of the returned candidates:"
 
(2) in column (1),in serial number 7 relating to Article 63, in column (3), in clause (1), in sub-clause (b), in paragraph (r), for the full stop, inverted commas and semi-colon at the end, a semi-colon and the word "; or " shall be substituted and thereafter the following paragraph shall be added and shall be deemed always to have been so added, namely:-
"(s) he is for the time being disqualified from being elected or chosen as a member of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) or of a Provincial Assembly under any law for the time being in force."
; and
 
(3) in column (1), in serial number 14 relating to Article 106, in column (3), in clause (3), in sub-clause (c), for the proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely:-
Provided that for the purpose of this sub-clause, the total number of general seats won by a political party shall include the independent returned candidate or candidates who may duly join such political party within three days of the publication in the official Gazette of the names of the returned candidates:"
 
(4) in column (1), after serial number 17 and the entries relating thereto in columns (2) and (3), the following new serial numbers and the entries relating thereto shall be inserted, namely:-
17A 179 In clause (1), for the words "sixty-five years" the words "sixty-eight years" shall be substituted.
17B 193 In clause (2), for the words "forty years" the words "forty-five years" shall be substituted.
17C 195 In clause (1), for the words "sixty-two years" the words "sixty-five years" shall be substituted.

GENERAL PERVEZ MUSHARRAF
Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan And Chief of Army Staff.

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