Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Act 2018

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ACT III OF 2018

JACOBABAD INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018

An Act to amend the Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences Act, 2013

[Gazette of Sindh Extraordinary, Part IV, 2nd January, 2018]

No.PAS/LEGIS-B-30/2017, dated 2.1.2018. ---The Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2017 having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sindh on 23rd November, 2017 and assented to by the Governor of Sindh on 26th December, 2017 is hereby published as an Act of the Legislature of Sindh.

Preamble. ---WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences Act, 2013, in the matter hereinafter appearing.

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

1. Short title and commencement. ---(1) This Act may be called the Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Act, 2017.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of section 8 of Sindh Act No. XIX of 2013. ---In the said Act, in section 8, for subsection (1), the following shall be substituted-

"(1) The general direction and administration of the institute and its affairs shall vest in the Board consisting of the following-

|--------|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-------------------| | (i) | Minister Health or if there is no Minister Health, Member of Cabinet nominated by the Chief Minister | Chairman | | (ii) | Member of Provincial Assembly of the Constituency where the institute is located | Member | | (iii) | Secretary Health | Member | | (iv) | Commissioner of Division or in his absence the Deputy Commissioner Jacobabad | Member | | (v) | A Professional having substantial contribution to the field of Medical Sciences recognized nationally and internationally (nominated by the Chief Minister) | Member | | (vi) | Officer commanding or his representative of Pakistan Air Force Shahbaz Base Jacobabad, not below the rank of group-Captain | Member | | (vii) | One reputed citizen from the adjacent area of Jacobabad (nominated by the Chief Minister) | Member | | (viii) | Chairman, District Council Jacobabad | Member | | (ix) | One representative of US AID | Member | | (x) | One nominee of Academic Council | Member | | (xi) | Director of the Institute | Member/ Secretary |

3. Amendment of Section 16(1) of Sindh Act No. XIX of 2013. ---There shall be a separate non-lapsable fund for the institute known as the "Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences Fund.".

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