Decorations (Amendment) Ordinance 1997

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ORDINANCE III OF 1997

DECORATIONS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 1997

An Ordinance further to amend the Decorations Act, 1975

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 2nd January, 1997]

No.F.2(1)/97‑Pub., dated 2‑1-1997.‑‑The following Ordinance made by the President is hereby published for general information:‑‑

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Decorations Act, 1975 (XLIJJ of 1975), 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) This Ordinance may be called the Decorations (Amendment) Ordinance, 1997.

(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect from the fourth day of November, 1996.

~2. Amendment of section 2, Act XLIII of 1975. ‑‑In the Decorations Act, 1975 (XLIII of 1975), in section 2, for clause (c) the following shall be substituted, namely:‑‑‑

"(c) 'gallantry' includes an act of bravery, heroism, courage and rendering of dedicated services with selfless devotion in human rights and public service;".

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