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Article: 240 Appointments to service of Pakistan and conditions of service

240. Appointments to service of Pakistan and conditions of service.- Subject to the Constitution, the appointments to and the conditions of service of persons in the service of Pakistan shall be determined-

(a) in the case of the services of the Federation, posts in connection with the affairs of the Federation and All-Pakistan Services, by or under Act of 1[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)]; and

(b) in the case of the services of a Province and posts in connection with the affairs of a Province, by or under Act of the Provincial Assembly.

Explanation.-In this Article, “All-Pakistan Service” means a service common to the Federation and the Provinces, which was in existence immediately before the commencing day or which may be created by Act of 1[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)].

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Footnotes:

1. See Footnote 2 on article 1.

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Comparative Table of Article 240 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973:
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
174
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
179 to 182
Constitution of India 1950:
309
Government of India Act 1935:
244&247(1)(a)

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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 240 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

YUSAF ALI KHAN

THE PROVINCE OF THE PUNJAB

NORTH WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE

SURAJ NARAIN ANAND

PARSHOTAM LAL DHINGRA
UNION OF INDIA
P L D 1990 SC 612 MRS. M.N. ARSHAD AND OTHERS NAEEMA KHAN AND OTHERS
MUHAMMAD SHABBIR AHMED NASIR
SECRETARY, FINANCE DIVISION, ISLAMABAD AND ANOTHER

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