Amendments in the Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, 1997
PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PUNJAB
N O T I F I C A T I O N
15 January 2019
No.PAP/Legis-1(28)/2018/1898. The following amendments in the Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, 1997 passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, in its sitting held on 14 January 2019, are hereby published in the official Gazette in terms of rule 244-A(8) of the said Rules:-
AMENDMENTS IN THE RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PUNJAB, 1997
“1. Insertion of Rule 79-A
After rule 79, the following rule 79-A shall be inserted:
“79-A. Production of a member in custody for a sitting of the Assembly.- (1) The Speaker may, of his own motion or on the written request of a member in custody on the charge of a
non-bailable offence, summon the member to attend a sitting or sittings of the Assembly, if the Speaker considers the presence of such member necessary.
(2) On a production order under sub-rule (1), signed by the Secretary or by any other officer authorized in this behalf, addressed to the Government or to the Authority where the member is held in the custody, the Government or such Authority shall cause the member in custody to be produced before the Sergeant-at-Arms, who shall, after the conclusion of the sitting, deliver the member into the custody of the Government or the Authority concerned.”.
2. Amendment of Rule 149
In rule 149, in sub-rule (1), for the word “ten”, the word “eleven” shall be substituted.
3. Amendment of Rule 159
In rule 159, in sub-rule (2):
(a) for the word “three”, the word “four” shall be substituted;
(b) in the Proviso, for the word “four”, the word “six” shall be substituted.
4. Amendment of Rule 176
In rule 176, in sub-rule (2), for the word “thirteen”, the word “seventeen” shall be substituted.
5. Amendment of Rule 180
In rule 180, in sub-rule (2), for the word “thirteen”, the word “seventeen” shall be substituted.”