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THE POLITICAL PARTIES ORDINANCE, 1978

(ORDINANCE NO. XLV OF 1978).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 18th November, 1978  
  
     An Ordinance to provide for the formation and regulation of political parties.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the formation and regulation of political parties;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamations of the 20th August, 1975, and 8th November, 1975, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Short title
2.Definitions
3.Formation of certain political parties prohibited
4.Underground activity and armed cadre prohibited
5.Funds to be operated through bank account
6.Reference to High Court Division regarding certain political parties
7.Penalty
8.Sanction for prosecution
 
 

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