39. (1) On the commencement of this Order, the Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan Ordinance, 1961 (Ord. IV of 1961), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, shall stand repealed.
(2) Subject to the provisions of this Order, any appointment, order, rule or regulation made or issued under any provision of the said Ordinance and in force immediately before the repeal of the said Ordinance shall, so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Order, be deemed to have been made or issued under this Order as if this Order was in force at the time at which such appointment, order, rule or appointment were made or issued.
(3) Any reference to the Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan or, as the case may be, in any law other than the said Ordinance and this Order, or in any order, rule or notification or in any contract or other instrument shall, except as otherwise in any order, general or special, made by the Government, be construed as a reference to the Bank.