Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) (Amendment) Act 2012

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ACT XIX OF 2012

VOLUNTARY SOCIAL WELFARE AGENCIES

(REGISTRATION AND CONTROL)

(AMENDMENT) ACT, 2012

An Act further to amend the Voluntary. Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance, 1961

[Gazette of Punjab , Extraordinary

11th February, 2012]

No.PAP/Legis-2(79)/2011/532, dated 11-2-2012.---The Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) (Amendment) Bill 2011, originally passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on the 22nd day of December 2011, was sent to the Governor of the Punjab for assent. The Governor returned the Bill for reconsideration by the Assembly. The Provincial Assembly of the Punjab , after reconsideration, again passed the Bill on the 26th day of January 2012. The Bill was again sent to the Governor for assent on the 27th day of January 2012. Since the Governor has not assented to the Bill within the stipulated period of ten days, the same is deemed to have been assented to in terms of clause (3) of Article 116 of the Constitution, and is published as an Act of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab .

Preamble.--- Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance, 1961 (XLVI of 1961) for purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is enacted as follows:---

1. Short title and commencement.--- (1) This Act may be cited as the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) (Amendment) Act, 2012.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Substitution of the words in Ordinance XLVI of 1961.--- In the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance, 1961 (XLVI of 1961), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, for the words "Provincial Government", wherever occur, the word "Government shall be substituted.

3. Amendment in section 1 of Ordinance XLVI of 1961.--- In the said Ordinance, in section 1, in subsection (2), for the word " Pakistan ", the words "the Punjab " shall be substituted.

4. Amendment in section 2 of Ordinance XLVI of 1961.--- In the said Ordinance, in section 2, after clause (b), the following clause (bb) shall be inserted:---

"(bb) "Government" means Government of the Punjab ;".

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