National Fund for Cultural Heritage (Third Amendment) Ordinance 1996
ORDINANCE LXXXVII OF 1996
NATIONAL FUND FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE (THIRD AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 1996
An Ordinance to amend the National Fund for Cultural Heritage Act, 1994
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 17th August, 1996]
No.F.2(1)/96‑Pub., dated 17‑8‑1996.‑‑The following Ordinance made by the President is hereby published for general information:‑‑
Whereas it is expedient to amend the National Fund for Cultural Heritage Act, 1994 (VIII of 1994), 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 National Fund for Cultural Heritage (Third Amendment) Ordinance, 1996.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Amendment of section 6, Act VIII of 1994. ‑‑In the National Fund for Cultural Heritage Act, 1994 (VIII of 1994), in section 6,‑‑
(a) in subsection (1), for clause (vi) the following shall be substituted, namely:‑‑
"(vi) fifteen eminent persons in the field of National Heritage, including two Senators and four members of the National Assembly, to be nominated by the Federal Government Members."
(b) after subsection (1), amended as aforesaid, the following new subsection shall be added, namely:‑‑
"(IA) The Patron may, from amongst the members of the Board, appoint a person as Vice‑Chairman of the Board who shall perform the functions of the Chairman in his absence.".
3. Repeal. ‑‑The National Fund for Cultural Heritage (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1996 (XLV of 1996), is hereby repealed.