KP revives magisterial system in Swabi

Staff Reporter

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has revived the magisterial system in Swabi district under which Deputy Commissioner and all assistant and additional assistant commissioners have been conferred back all the powers of Special Magistrate after a gap of 20 years.

As per notification issued by the office of Secretary Home and Tribal Department, by amending the Article, 14-CRPC, Special Magistrate Class 1 powers including municipal service, forests, motor vehicles, price control, minerals and natural resources, food safety, encroachments, traffic and 21 other powers have now conferred to the assistant and additional assistant Commissioners.

Swabi has become the fourth district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide speedy and inexpensive justice to its people. The notification issued to Deputy Commissioner Swabi stating that all Assistant and Additional Assistant Commissioners have been given the power to promote forests, check deforestation, natural resources.

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