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Article: 135 (Omitted.)

1[135. Provincial Minister performing functions of Chief Minister.] Omitted.

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Footnotes:

1. Item 29 of the schedule to P.O. No. 14 of 1985, also omitted Art. 135 as adopted in 1973, (w.e.f. March 2, 1985). Art. 135 ad deleted, read :
“135. Provincial Minister performing functions of Chief Minister.—(1) In the event of the death of the Chief Minister or of the office of Chief Minister becoming vacant by reason of his ceasing to be a member of the Provincial Assembly, the most senior Provincial Minister for the time being shall be called upon by the Governor to perform the functions of that office and the Provincial Ministers shall continue in office until a new Chief Minister has been elected and has entered upon his office.
(2) If the Provincial Assembly is in session at the time when the Chief Minister dies or the office of Chief Minister becomes vacant, the Assembly shall forthwith proceed to elect a Chief Minister, and if the Assembly is not in session the Governor shall for that purpose summon it to meet within fourteen days of the death of the Chief Minister or, as the case may be, of the office becoming vacant.
(3) When the Chief Minister, by reason of absence from Pakistan or any other cause, is unable to perform his functions, the most senior Provincial Minister for the time being shall perform the functions of Chief Minister until the Chief Minister returns to Pakistan or, as the case may be, resumes his functions.
(4) In this Article. “most senior Provincial Minister means the Provincial Minister for the time being designed as such by the Chief Minister”.”


Comparative Table of Article 135 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973

Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
Constitution of India 1950:
Government of India Act 1935:

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 135 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

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MST. HASINA

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