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THE CONSTITUTION (THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT) ACT, 1997

THE CONSTITUTION (THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT) ACT, 1997

ACT 1 OF 1997

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I,
4th April, 1997]

An Act further to amend the Constitution of
the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 3rd April, 1997, and is hereby published for general information:—

Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

1. Short title and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the Constitution (Thirteenth Amendment) Act, 1997.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 58 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as the Constitution, in Article 58, in clause (2) sub-clause (b) shall be omitted.

3. Amendment of Article 101 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution, in Article 101, in clause (1) for the words “after consultation with” the words “on the advice of” shall be substituted.

4. Amendment of Article 112 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution, in Article 112, in clause (2) sub-clause (b) shall be omitted.

5. Amendment of Article 243 of the Constitution.—In the Constitution, in Article 243, in clause (2) in sub-clause (c) the words “in his discretion” shall be omitted.

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