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Article: 140A Local Government.

1[140A. Local Government.— Each Province shall, by law, establish a local government system and devolve political, administrative and financial responsibility and authority to the elected representatives of the local governments.

(2) Elections to the local governments shall be held by the Election Commission of Pakistan.]

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Footnotes:

1. Section 48 of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), inserted a new Art. 140A, in its present form, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010).

* Art. 140A as first inserted by item 16 of the schedule to C.E.O. No. 24 of 2002, (w.e.f. August 21, 2002) and later validated by section 10 of the Constitution (Seventeenth Amendment) Act, 2003 (3 of 2003), (w.e.f. December 31, 2003)., that read :

140A. Local government.— Each Province shall, by law, establish a local government system and devolve political, administrative and financial responsibility and authority to the elected representatives of the local governments.


Comparative Table of Article 140A 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 140A of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

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