Zakat and Ushr (First Amendment) Ordinance 2002

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ZAKAT AND USHR (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2002

ORDINANCE XXXV OF 2002

An Ordinance further to amend the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance, 1980

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 30th July, 2002]

F.No.2(1)/2002-Pub. dated 30-7-2002.---The following Order promulgated by the President is hereby published for general information:---

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance, 1980 (XVIII of 1980) for the , purposes hereinafter appearing;

And whereas the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;

Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, read with the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No.9 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pl6ased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:--

1. Short title and commencement. ---(1) This Ordinance may be called the Zakat and Ushr (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002. .

(2) It shall come into force at once except in Islamabad Capital Territory where it shall come into force on such date as the Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify.

**2. Amendment of section 2, Ordinance XVIII of 1980.---**In the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance, 1980 (XVIII of 1980), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, in section 2, in clause (xxix), after the word "Committee" occurring for the second time, the words "or Town Committee" shall be inserted.

3. Amendment of section 6, Ordinance XVIII of 1980.---In the said Ordinance, in section 6,--

(a) in subsection (3), for the words "Assistant Commissioner or Sub-Divisional Magistrate" the words and brackets "Deputy District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted;

(b) in subsection (4), for the words "Assistant Commissioner or Sub-Divisional Magistrate" the words and brackets "Deputy District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted; and

(c) in subsection (5), for the words "Assistant Commissioner or Sub-Divisional Magistrate" the words and brackets "Deputy District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted.

4. Amendment of section 11, Ordinance XVIII of 1980.---In the said Ordinance, in section 11, in subsection (5), for the words "District Council" the words "District Assembly" shall be substituted.

5. Amendment of section 16, Ordinance XVIII of 1980.---In the said Ordinance,---

(a) for subsection (1) the following shall be substituted, namely:--

"(1) In each district, a District Zakat and Ushr Committee, in the Islamabad Capital Territory, the Islamabad Zakat and Ushr Committee and in Karachi, Karachi City District Government Zakat and Ushr Committee shall be constituted by the Provincial Council concerned,"; and

(b) in subsection (3), in clause (a), for the words "Deputy Commissioner" the words and brackets "District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted.

6. Amendment, of section 17, Ordinance XVIII of 1980.---In the said Ordinance, in section 17,--

(a) in the marginal heading, after the word "Committee" the words "or Town Zakat and Ushr Committee" shall be added;

(b) in subsection (1), for the words "the district in the Karachi Division" the letter, words and comma "a Town Zakat and Ushr Committee in each town of Karachi City District Government, Karachi" shall be substituted; and

(c) in subsection (3),

(i) for the words "Assistant Commissioner" the words and brackets "Deputy District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted; and

(ii) in the first proviso, for the words "Assistant Commissioner" the words and brackets "Deputy District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted.

7. Amendment of section 20, Ordinance XVIII of 1980.---In the said Ordinance, in section 20,--

(a) in clause (c), for the words "Deputy Commissioner" the words and brackets "District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted;

(b) in clause (d), for the commas and words "Tehsildar or the Mukhtiarkar, as the case may be, "the words and brackets "Deputy District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted; and

(c) in the proviso, for the words "Deputy Commissioner" the words and brackets "District Officer (Revenue)" shall be substituted.

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