Martial Law Order 1962 (Zone B) No. 118

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No. 118

[ 13^th^ April 1962 , Gazette of West Pakistan , Extraordinary, dated 17th April 1962 ]

Whereas it is expedient in the public interest to provide for measures to remove obstruction in traffic and to improve sanitation within the limits ofthe Lahore Municipal Corporation.

Therefore, 1. Lt-General Bakhtiar Rana, S. Q. A., M. C., A. D. C., Martial Law Administrator Zone `B' hereby order as under:

(a) The Commissioner, Lahore Division may by an order, published in such manner as directed by him, notify such localities or areas within the limits of Lahore Municipal Corporation, as he may deem fit, as localities or areas within which it shall not be lawful to keep or possess without permit any cow or buffalo of any age.

(b) No person shall keep or possess any cow or buffalo of any age in any locality or area notified under the preceding section, except on a permit issued by the Chief Officer, Lahore Municipal Corporation and on payment of such fees as specified by the Commissioner and under conditions specified in the permit.

(c) Any animal kept or possessed in contravention of this order shall be liable to be seized by any Police Officer not below the rank of an Assis tant Sub-Inspector or any Municipal Officer not below the rank of an Inspector, and to be forfeited to the. State on orders of a Court or a Magistrate.

(d) The Commissioner may acquire any land for the purpose of giving alternative accommodation for the dispossessed cattle. He may also determine the compensation and the manner of its payment.

(e) Any person, who contravenes or attempts to contravene or abets the contravention of any order issued in pursuance of this Order shall be liable to be punished under C. M. L. A. Regulation No. 16 (a).

(f) No provision of this Order or any order issued under this shall be called in question in any Court including High Court and the Supreme Court. No suit or legal proceedings shall lie against any person or authority for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of this Order.

(g) The Order shall come into force at once.


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