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THE COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY (SECOND) ORDINANCE, 1958

(EAST PAKISTAN ORDINANCE NO. LI OF 1958).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 22nd July, 1958  
  
     1 WHEREAS by a Proclamation dated the 25th day of June, 1958, under Article 193 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President has assumed to himself all the powers vested in, or exercisable by, the Governor of East Pakistan;
 
    AND WHEREAS the President has, in pursuance of sub-clause (i) of clause (c) of the said Proclamation, been pleased to direct by notification No. 22/11/58-Pol. (1), dated the 4th July, 1958, published in the Extraordinary Gazette of Pakistan, dated the 4th July, 1958 that the power vested in or exercisable by the Governor under the Constitution shall be exercised by the Governor;



AND WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the appointment of Commissions of Inquiry and for vesting such Commissions with certain powers;



AND WHEREAS the National Assembly is not in session and the Governor is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action;



NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the power conferred by Article 102 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance, namely:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Appointment of Commission
4. Powers of Commission
5. Additional powers of Commission
6. Statement made by the persons to the Commission
7. Commission to cease to exist when notified
8. Procedure to be followed by the Commission
9. Protection of action taken in good faith
10. Members, etc., to be public servants
11. Ordinance to apply to Inquiry Commissions set up before the promulgation of the Ordinance
12. Power to make rules
13. [Repealed]
 
 

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