ISLAMABAD, Apr 7 (APP): President General Pervez Musharraf on Saturday promulgated an Ordinance to amend the NADRA Ordinance-2000.
The National Database and Registration Authority (Amendment)
Ordinance, 2007 comes into force at once:
The Ordinance reads as:
“Ordinance No. XVI of 2002
“Whereas it is expedient further to amend the National Database and Registration Authority Ordinance, 2000 (VIII of 2000), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
“And Whereas the National Assembly is not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;
“Now, Therefore, in exercise of the powers
conferred by clause (I) of
Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic
of Pakistan, the
President is pleased to make and promulgate the
“1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Ordinance may be called the National Database and Registration Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 2007.
“(2) It shall come into force at once.
“2. Amendment of section 30, Ordinance VIII of 2000. In the National Database and Registration Authority Ordinance, 2000 (VIII of 2000), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinance, in section 30, in sub-section (2), for t he words “one year” t he words “ten years” shall be substituted.
“3. Amendment of section 31, Ordinance VIII of 2000-. In the said Ordinance, in section 31, the word” gazetted” shall be omitted.
General, Pervez Musharraf