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Article: 250 Salaries, allowances, etc., of the President etc

250. Salaries, allowances, etc., of the President etc.-(1) Within two years from the commencing day, provision shall be made by law for determining the salaries, allowances and privileges of the President, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker and a member of the National Assembly or a Provincial Assembly, the Chairman and Deputy Chairman and a member of the Senate, the Prime Minister, a Federal Minister, a Minister of State, 1[****] a Chief Minister, a Provincial Minister and the Chief Election Commissioner.

(2) Until other provision is made by law,-

(a) the salaries, allowances and privileges of the President, the Speaker or Deputy Speaker or a member of the National Assembly or a Provincial Assembly, a Federal Minister, a Minister of State, 1[****] a Chief Minister, a Provincial Minister and the Chief Election Commissioner shall be the same as the salaries, allowances and privileges to which the President, the Speaker or Deputy Speaker or member of the National Assembly of Pakistan or a Provincial Assembly, a Federal Minister, a Minister of State, 1[****] a Chief Minister, a Provincial Minister or, as the case may be, the Chief Election Commissioner was entitled immediately before the commencing day; and

(b) the salaries, allowances and privileges of the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, the Prime Minister and a member of the Senate shall be such as the President may by Order determine.

(3) The salary, allowances and privileges of a person holding office as —

(a) the President;

(b) the Chairman or Deputy Chairman;

(c) the Speaker or Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly or a Provincial Assembly;

(d) a Governor;

(e) the Chief Election Commissioner;

(f) the Auditor-General;

shall not be varied to his disadvantage during his term of office.

(4) At any time when the Chairman or Speaker is acting as President, he shall be entitled to the same salary, allowances and privileges as a President but shall not exercise any of the functions of the office of Chairman or Speaker or a member of 2[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)], or be entitled to salary, allowances or privileges as Chairman, Speaker or such a member.


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Footnotes:

1. Section 13 of the Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1974 (33 of 1974), omitted the words and comma “a Governor”, from clause (1) and from paragraph (a) of clause (2) of Art. 250 (w.e.f. May 4, 1974).

2. See Footnote 2 on article 1.




Comparative Table of Article 250 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
214
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
212
Constitution of India 1950:
Government of India Act 1935:
29





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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 250 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

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