N.-W.F.P. Agricultural Development Authority (Dissolution) Ordinance 2001

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NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DISSOLUTION) ORDINANCE, 2001

ORDINANCE III OF 2001

An Ordinance to provide for the dissolution of the North-West Frontier Province Agricultural Development Authority

[Gazette of N.-W.F.P., Extraordinary, 8th May, 2001]

No. Legis:1(13)/72/2409-15, dated 8-5-2001.---The following Ordinance by the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is hereby published for general information:--

Whereas it is expedient to provide for the dissolution of the Authority and for matters ancillary or incidental thereto;

And whereas the Provincial Assembly of the North-West Frontier Province is in abeyance and the Governor is satisfied that the circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;

Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation 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 Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:

1. Short title and commencement.--(1) This Ordinance may be called the North-West Frontier Province Agricultural Development Authority (Dissolution) Ordinance, 2001.

(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the appointed day.

**2. Definition.---**In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires,--

(a) "appointed day" means the first day of May, 2001, or such other date as Government may, by Notification in Official Gazette, specify;

(b) "Authority" means the Agricultural Development Authority established under the North-West Frontier Province Agricultural Development Authority Ordinance, 1980 (N.-W.F.P. Ord. No.1 of 1980).

(c) "Government" means the Government of the North-West Frontier Province.

**3. Dissolution and repeal.--**On the appointed day the Authority shall stand dissolved, and as a corollary thereof, the North-West Frontier Province Agricultural Development Authority Ordinance, 1980 (N.-W.F.P. Ordinance No.1 of 1980), shall stand repealed.

4. Transfer of assets and liabilities.--(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the North-West Frontier Province Agricultural Development Authority Ordinance, 1980 (N.-W.F.P. Ordinance No.1 of 1980), or in any law, agreement or contract for the time being in force, the Governor may, at any time before the appointed day, by order direct that any business, project, undertaking or property (movable and immovable) of the Authority shall be transferred to Government on such date, in such manner and to such extent as may be specified in the order, and the business, project, undertaking and property, if any, so transferred shall vest in Government and shall be disposed of in such manner as may be prescribed by rules under this Ordinance.

(2) Government may set up a committee, consisting of such members as deemed appropriate which will be responsible to sum up the consequences of the dissolution of the Authority and make recommendations for appropriate action.

(3) Government may also appoint one or more officers and staff members, who shall be responsible for carrying out the actions in consequence of the dissolution of the Authority and to take necessary steps in that behalf.

5. Employees of the Authority .-The employees of the Authority shall be dealt with in accordance with the terms' and conditions of their appointment under the Authority.

6. Supplemental powers.-- Without prejudice to the provisions of this Ordinance, the Governor may, in such manner as he may consider necessary or expedient, provide for the removal of the difficulties arising out of, or in connection with, the dissolution of the authority or for effectively carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance.

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