Governor signs two bills

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Karachi—Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan has accorded assent to two bills, Sindh Sacked Employees (Reinstatement) Bill-2016 and Zulfikarabad Development Authority (Amendment) Bill-2016.
These bills were earlier passed by Sindh Assembly. Now, these have become Acts, says an official statement here on Friday.
According Sindh Sacked Employees (Reinstatement) Act-2016, an employer means the Government of Sindh or Department of the Government of Sindh a corporation or organization or autonomous or semi-autonomous body established by or under any law promulgated or enacted by Provincial Assembly of Sindh or Governor of Sindh or owned or controlled by Government of Sindh.
While a sacked employee means a person who was employed as a regular or adhoc or on contract basis or otherwise in service of employer or who was a member of the civil service of the Province of Sindh or who held a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Province of Sindh, or Department and was dismissed, removed or terminated from service during the period from the 3rd day of February, 1997 to the 18th day of February, 2008 (both days inclusive) and who was subsequently re-instated in service at the recommendation of the committee.
Whereas, according to the Zulfikarabad Development Authority (Amendment) Act, this authority shall exercise the powers through governing body which shall consist of the following:
Sindh Chief Minister would be its chairman, Sindh Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary (P&D), Senior Member Board of Revenue, Secretary Finance, Secretary Local Government, Member Land Utilization, its Managing Director, CEO Sindh Land Management and Development Company, two MPAs from relevant districts and Chairmen District Council Thatta and Sujawal would be its members.—APP

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