Census (Amendment) Ordinance 1997

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An Ordinance further to amend the Census Ordinance, 1959

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I

4th October, 1997]

**No.F.2(I)/97-Pub., dated 4-10-1997.--**The following Ordinance made by the President is hereby published for general information:---

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Census Ordinance, 1959 (X of 1959), for the purpose hereinafter appearing;

And whereas the National Assembly is not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (1) of Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:--

1. Short title and commencement.----(1) The Ordinance may be called the Census (Amendment) Ordinance, 1997,

(2) It shall come into force at once.

**2. Amendment of section 13, Ordinance X of 1959.--**In the Census Ordinance, 1959 (X of 1959), in section 13, for the words "one month" and "one thousand" the words "six months" and "fifteen thousand" shall be substituted, respectively.


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