N.-W.F.P. Local Government (Amendment) Act 1996

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ACT X OF 1996

NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1996

An Act further to amend the North-West Frontier Province Local Government Ordinance, 1979

[Gazette of N.-W.F.P., Extraordinary, 26th August, 1996]

No.PA/N.-W.F:P./Legis/96/14251, dated 26-8-1996.---The North West Frontier Province Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 1996, having been passed by the Provincial assembly of the North-West Frontier Porvince on the 6th August, 1996 and assented to by Governor of the North-West Frontier Province on the 22nd August, 1996, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Legislature of North-West Frontier Province.

**Preamble.---**Whereas it is expedient further to amend the North-West Frontier Province Local Goverment Ordinance, 1979 (N.-W.F.P. Ordinance IV of 1979), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:

**1. Short title and commencement.---**This Act may be called the North West Frontier Province Local Government (Amendment) Act, 1996.

(2),It shall come into force at once.

**2. Amendment of section 167 of N.-W.F.P. Ordinance IV of 1979.---**In the North-West Frontier Province Local Government Ordinance, (N.-W.F.P. Ordinance IV of 1979), hereinafter referred to as the Ordinance, in section 167--

(i) the existing section shall. be re-numbered as subsection (I) c section and for the proviso 4ppearing thereunder, the following shall be substituted, namely:

"Provided that the above provisions shall not be applicable to the offences mentioned at serial numbers 22-A, 22-B, 22-C and 22-D of Part-I of the Third Schedule"; and

(ii) after subsection (1), as so re-numbered, the following new subsection shall be added, namely:

"(2) For cognizance of the offences mentioned at serial numbers 22-A, 22-B, 22-C, and 22-D of Part-I of the Third Schedule, the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (V of 1898), shall apply".

**3. Amendment of section 169 of N.-W.F.P. Ordinance IV of 1979.0--**In the said Ordinance, in section 169,--

(i) the existing section shall be re-numbered as subsection (1) of that section and for the proviso appearing thereunder, the following shall Substituted, namely:

"Provided that the above provisions shall not be applicable to the offences mentioned at serial numbers 22-A, 22-B, 22-C and 22-D of Part-I of the Third Schedule."; and

"(2) The offences mentioned at serial numbers 22-A, 22-B, 22-C and 22-D of Part I of the Third Schedule shall be cognizable, bailable and triable by a Magistrate of the First Class."

4. Amendment of Third Schedule to N.-W.F.P. Ordinance IV of 1979.---In the said Ordinance, in the Third Schedule,--

(i) in Part I, after the existing entry at serial No. 22-A the following new entries shall be inserted, namely:

"22-B. Fixing any bill, notice, placard or other paper or means of the advertisement against or upon any building, wall or place other than the places fixed for the purpose by a Local Council.

22-C. Any writing or painting on a building, wall or place.

22-D. Failure to remove or erase bills, notices, placards, papers, writing or paintings referred to at serial numbers 22-B and 22-C by the owner or occupier of the building."; and

(ii) in Part-II, the entries at serial numbers 50, 51 and 52 shall be deleted.

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