16th Amendment 1999
THE CONSTITUTION (SIXTEENTH AMENDMENT) ACT, 1999
ACT NO. VI OF 1999
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I,
5th August, 1999]
An Act further to amend the Constitution of
the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for the purpose hereinafter appearing :
It is hereby enacted as follows :—
1. Short title and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the Constitution (Sixteenth Amendment) Act, 1999.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Amendment of Article 27 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, in Article 27, in clause (1), in the first proviso for the word “twenty” the word “forty” shall be substituted and shall be deemed always to have been so substituted.