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PART -I

Acts, Ordinances, President's Orders and Regulations
SENATE SECRETARIAT

Islamabad, the 10th December, 1992

The following Acts of Majlis-e-Shoora {Parliament} received the assent of the President on, the 6th December, 1992, and are hereby published for general information:

Act No. XXII OF 1992

An Act to provide for the establishment of the
Indus River System Authority

WHEREAS it is expedient to establish the Indus River System Authority for regulating and monitoring the distribution of water sources of Indus River in accordance with the Water Accord amongst the Provinces and to provide for matters connected therewith and ancillary thereto:

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement :-
(1) This Act may be called the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Definitions :-
    In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:-
(a) “Authority" means the Indus River System Authority established under section 3;
(b) “Chairman" means the Chairman of the Authority;
(c) “Member" means a member of the Authority;
(d) “prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(e) “rules" means rules made under this Act; and
(f) “Water Accord” means the agreement entitled  ”Apportionment of the Water of the Indus River System Between the Provinces" signed by the Provinces on the sixteenth day of March, 1991, and approved by the Council of Common Interests on the twenty-first day of March, 1991.
 
 
CHAPTER II
AUTHORITY AND ITS FUNCTIONS
 
3. Constitution of the Authority :-
(1)As soon as may be after the commencement of this Act, the Federal Government shall, by a notification in the official Gazette, establish an authority to be known as the Indus River System Authority for carrying out the purposes of this Act.
(2)The Authority shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal with power subject to provisions of this Act to acquire and hold property, both moveable and immoveable, and shall sue and be sued by the name assigned to it under sub-section (1).
 
4. Appointment and term of office of Chairman and members :-
(1) The Authority shall consist of five members, one each to be nominated by each Province and the Federal Government from amongst high-ranking engineers in Irrigation or related engineering fields.
(2)The first Chairman shall be the member nominated by the Government of Balochistan to be followed by the nominees of the Governments of North-West Frontier Province, Punjab, Sindh and the Federal Government and thereafter in that order.
(3) The term of office of the Chairman shall be one year and that of a member three years.
(4) Any member shall be eligible for re-appointment for one or more term or of such shorter term as the Provincial Government or, as the case may be, the Federal Government may decide.
(5) The Chairman and any member may, by writing under his hand, addressed to the Secretary to the Government of Pakistan, Water and Power Division, resign from his office:
Provided that the resignation shall not take effect until it is accepted by the Federal Government;
(6)In the absence of the Chairman, the member next due for appointment as Chairman shall act as the Chairman.
(7)In the absence of a member representing a Province, the Secretary, Irrigation Department of the Province shall represent that Province.
(8) In the absence of member nominated by the Federal Government the Chief Engineering Adviser or his nominee shall represent the Federal Government.
(9) The Chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority and Chief Engineering Adviser or their nominees shall be ex-officio members of the Authority, but they shall have no right to vote.
 
5. Remuneration and conditions of service :-
   The Chairman and every member shall receive such salary and allowances and be subject to such Conditions of service as may be prescribed and shall perform such duties and functions as are assigned to them under this Act or by rules.
 
6. Removal of Chairman or Members :-
    The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, after providing an opportunity of being heard and in consultation with the Provincial Government concerned, remove the Chairman or any member, where:-
 
(a) he refuses or fails to discharge or, in the opinion of the Federal Government, becomes incapable of discharging his responsibilities;
(b) he is declared insolvent by a competent court; or
(c) he is declared to be disqualified for employment in, or has been dismissed from, the service of Pakistan or of Province, or has been convicted by a competent court of an offence involving moral turpitude.
 
7. Meetings of the Authority :-
(1) The Authority shall meet at least once in every month at such time and in such manner as may be specified by regulations:
Provided that until regulations are made in this behalf, such meetings shall be convened by the Chairman as he deems necessary.
(2) The Chairman and two other members entitled to vote shall constitute quorum for a meeting of the Authority.
 
8. Powers and Duties of the Authority :-
   1. The duties of the Authority shall be to:
(a) lay down the basis for the regulation and distribution of surface waters amongst the Provinces according to the allocations and policies spelt out in the Water Accord;
(b) review and specify river and reservoir operation patterns and periodically review the system of such operation;
(c) coordinate and regulate the activities of the Water and Power Development Authority in exchange of data between the Provinces in connection with the guaging and recording of surface water-flows;
Explanation:- Actual observation and compilation of the data shall be the responsibility of the respective Provinces, Water and Power Development Authority and other allied organizations, while the process shall be monitored by the Authority;
(d) determine priorities with reference to sub-clause (c) of clause 14 of the Water Accord for river and reservoir operations for Irrigation and hydro­power requirements;
(e) compile and review canal withdrawal indents asreceived from the Provinces on 5-daily or, as the case may be, on 10-daily basis and issue consolidated operational directives to Water and Power Development Authority for making such releases from reservoirs as the Authority may consider appropriate or consistent with the Water Accord;
Explanation:- The directives issued under this clause shall be binding upon Water and Power Development Authority and the Provinces, and shall be followed in letter and spirit;
(f) settle any question that may arise between two or more Provinces in respect of distribution of river and reservoir waters; and
(g) consider and make recommendations on the availability of water against the allocated shares of the Provinces within three months of receipt of fully substantiated water accounts for all new water projects for the assistance of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council.
 
2. Any question in respect of implementation of Water Accord shall be settled by the Authority by the votes of the majority of members and in case of an equality of votes the Chairman shall have a casting vote.
 
3. A Provincial Government or the Water and Power Development Authority may, if aggrieved by any decision of the Authority, make a reference to the Council of Common Interests.
 
 
CHAPTER III
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
 
9. Advisory Committee:-
    The Authority shall have an Advisory Committee consisting of the following:
(a) Chairman of the Authority, who shall also be the Chairman of the Advisory Committee;
(b) Members of the Authority; .
(c) Chief Engineering Adviser to the Government of Pakistan;
(d) Members, Water and Power Development Authority, in-charge of Water and Power Wings;
(e) Secretaries, Agriculture Departments of the Provinces; and
(f) Secretaries, Irrigation Departments of the Provinces.
 
10. Meetings of the Committee:-
      The Advisory Committee shall meet at such time and place to consider such matters as the Authority may from time to time, refer to it;
Provided that the Advisory Committee shall, at the start of each cropping seasons of Kharif and Rabi, hold its meetings without such reference.
 
 
CHAPTER IV
ESTABLISHMENT
 
11. Headquarter of the Authority:-
      The Authority shall have its headquarters at Lahore.
 
12. Employment of officers and staff :-
(1)The Authority may from time to time, employ such officers and other members of staff or appoint such experts and consultants as it may consider necessary for the performance of its functions, as it may be prescribed.
(2)The Authority shall prescribe the procedure for appointment, terms and conditions of service of its officers and members of staff, experts and consultants and shall be competent to take disciplinary action against its officers and members of staff.
 
13. Immunity of the Authority and its employees:-
(1)The Chairman, members, officers and members of staff shall, be deemed to be public servants, within the meaning of section 21 of the Pakistan Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860).
(2)No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against the Authority, the Chairman, members or officers and members of staff of the Authority in respect of anything done or intended to be done in good faith under this Act.
 
14. Delegation of powers to and by Chairman:-
       The Authority may, by general or special order, delegate to the Chairman, a member or officer of the Authority, all or any of its powers, duties or functions under this Act subject to such conditions as it may consider fit to impose.
 
 
CHAPTER V
REPORTS AND STATEMENTS
 
15. Submission of yearly reports and returns:-
(1) The Authority shall, after the close of each cropping seasons of Kharif and Rabi, furnish a Water Account Report to the Federal Government with copies thereof to the Provincial Governments and Water and Power Development Authority indicating Summary of the quantities of inflows and supplies utilised by the Provinces in relation to their authorized shares.
(2) Observations on the seasonal water forecast reports prepared by Water and Power Development Authority and other issues faced during all seasons shall be incorporated in the Water Accounts Report.
(3) As soon as may be, after the end of every financial year but before the last day of September next following, the Authority shall submit to the Federal Government, a report with copies thereof to the Provincial Government on the conduct of its affairs for that year.
(4) The Federal Government may require the Authority to furnish it with:-
(a) any return, statement, estimate, statistics or other information regarding any matter under the control of the Authority; and
(b) copies of every documents in the charge of the Authority.
 
 
CHAPTER VI
FINANCING
 
16. Fund of Authority :-
(1) There shall be a fund to be knows as the "Authority Fund" vested in the Authority which shall be utilised by it to meet all expenses and charges in connection with its functions under this Act including the payment of salaries and other remunerations to the Authority and to its officers and members of staff.
(2) The Authority Fund shall consist of:-
(a) Grants made by the Government;
(b) Loan obtained by the Authority; and
(c) all other sums received by the Authority.
 
17. Limited Liability :-
      The liability of the Federal Government to the creditors of the Authority shall be limited to the extent of grants made by the Federal Government and the loans raised by the Authority as guaranteed by the Federal Government.
 
18. Maintenance of Accounts:-
       The Authority shall maintain complete and accurate books of accounts in the form to be prescribed by the Auditor-General of Pakistan.
 
19. Annual Statement of Accounts:-
      In the month of January each year, the Authority shall submit to the Federal Government, for approval, a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditures in respect of next financial year.
 
20. Audit:-
(1) The accounts of the Authority shall be audited every year by the Auditor-General of Pakistan in such manner as may be specified.
(2) Copies of the audit report shall be sent to the Authority which shall, along with its comments, present to the Federal Government and shall also make it available for public inspection.
(3) The Authority shall carry out any directive issued by the Federal Government for rectification of an audit objection.
 
 
CHAPTER VII
MISCELLANEOUS
 
21. Rules:-
      The Federal Government may make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act.
 

22. Regulations:-
(1) The Authority may make regulations consistent with this Act and the rules framed there under for the purpose of giving effect to the provisions of this Act.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the afore going provisions, such regulations may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:
(a) the manner in which the meetings of the Authority may be convened and held and the procedure to be followed thereat; and
(b) formation of committees and conduct of business in such committees.
 



 
REGULATIONS
INDUS RIVER SYSTEM AUTHORITY
LAHORE*


Regulation [under section 22 of the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992.]

1. Short Title and commencement :-
1) These regulations may be called "IRSA Regulations"
2) They shall come into force at once.
 
2. Definitions :-
In these regulations, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context.-
(a)"Act" means the Indus River System AuthorityAct, 1992;
(b)"Advisory Committee" means the Advisory Committee set up under section 9 of the Act;
(c) "Authority" means the Indus River System Authority established under section 3 of the Act;
(d)"Chairman" means the Chairman of the Authority;
(e)"Member" means the Member of the Authority;
(f) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Authority;
(g)"Water Accord" means the Water Accord, 1991, as defined in section 2(f) of the Act.
 
 
3.Meetings of the Authority :-
   (1) The meetings shall be convened by the Chairman, in consultation with the Members, for the purpose of and in the manner specified as under:-
 
(a) regulations and distribution of the flow- cum-storage waters, as per sub-section (1 ) (d), (e) of section 8 of the Act;
(b) settle any question in respect of distribution of river and reservoir waters, if and when it arises between two or more Provinces, as per sub-section (f) of section 8 ibid;
(c) consider and make recommendations on the availability of water, against the allocated share of the Province concerned, whenever a new water project is received, as per sub-section 1 (g) of section 8 ibid;
(d) settle any question that may arise in respect of implementation of the Water Accord, as per sub-section (2) of section 8 ibid;
(e) consider such matters as are to be referred to the Advisory Committee, at the start of Kharif and Rabi cropping seasons, as per section 10 ibid;
(f) decide administrative and financial matters, as per chapter IV and VI of the Act;
(g) consider any matter under the Act that may arise at any time.
 
(2)  The Chairman and two other Members shall constitute the quorum for a meeting of the Authority.
 
(3) In the absence of the Chairman, the Member next due for appointment as Chairman shall act as the Chairman.
 
4. Procedure of the Meetings :-
(1) The meetings shall normally be held at the headquarters at Lahore *, but under special circumstances these may be held at such other places as may be specified by the Authority.
(2) An agenda shall be prepared specifying the issues to be considered under sub-section (1) (a) - (g), section 8, or chapter IV and VI of the Act.
(3) The procedure to be followed in case of 4(2) supra shall be that the members shall express their views in alphabetical order, followed by an open discussion, with the Chairman summing up the discussion, the consensus reached at the meeting, and the decisions requiring voting.
(4) The decisions of the Authority shall be made by the votes of the majority of Members and, in case of an equality of votes, the Chairman shall have a casting vote, in accordance with sub-section (2), section 8 of the Act.
 
5. Minutes of the Meetings :-
(1) The minutes shall be a faithful reproduction of the views expressed and positions taken by the members and Chairman. In the event of a majority decision, as per 4(4) supra, the respective viewpoints, including dissenting views, may be recorded, if so desired, and annexed to the minutes.
(2)The minutes shall be recorded by the General Manager/Chief Engineer in case of section 8, 10; and by the Secretary in case of chapter IV and VI of the Act, and maintained in a Minutes' File.
(3) Copies of the minutes after approval by the Chairman shall be circulated to Members by the Secretary.
 
6. Formation of Committees :-
(1) The Authority shall set up committees of such experts and consultants as it may consider necessary for the performance of its functions.
(2) Such committees shall frame their own rules of procedure.
(3) The reports of the committees shall be submitted to the Authority within the stipulated time.
 
*Now in Islamabad vide Presidential Ordinance No. XLI of 2000, dated September 4, 2000.



 
REGULATIONS-2010
INDUS RIVER SYSTEM AUTHORITY
Islamabad


Regulations [under section 16 (1)(2) & 22 (1) of the Indus River System Authority Act XXXII of 1992]

1. Short Title and commencement :-
1) These regulations may be called “IRSA Regulation for issuance of NOC & Water Utilization Cess for    Hydel Power Projects/Power Projects requiring use of water”
2) They shall come into force at once.
 
2. Definitions :-
In these regulations, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context.-
(a)"Water Accord" means the Water Apportionment Accord 1991, as defined in section 2 (f) of the Act;
(b)"Act" means the Indus River System Authority Act XXII of 1992;
(c) "Authority" means the Indus River System Authority established under section 3 of the Act;
(d)"Chairman" means the Chairman of the Authority as defined in section 4 (2) of the Act;
(e)"Member" means the Member of the Authority as defined in section 4 (1) of the Act
(f)"Authority Fund" means the Fund of the Authority as defined in section 16 (1) & (2) of the Act;
(g)"Chief Engineer" means the Chief Engineer (Operation) of the Authority;
(h) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Authority;
(i) "Power Project" means all hydel power projects and power projects requiring use of water;
(j) "Processing Fee" means the NOC fee to be deposited by the Project Authorities for grant of NOC for the power Project;
(K) "Water Utilization Cess" means annual water utilization charge to be deposited but the Project Authorities.
(l) "Water Utilization Cess Agreement" means agreement to be signed by Chairman IRSA & Project Authorities for collection of Annual Cess from the Power Project.
(m) "Project Director" means the Chief Executive officer or his nominee of the Power Project for which NOC is required.
(n) "Operation Wing" means the operation section of the Authority.
(o) " Admin Wing" means the admin section of the Authority.
(p) " Accounts Wing" means the accounts section of the Authority.

3. Levy of NOC Fee for All Hydel Projects/ Power Projects Requiring Use of Water. :-

1) The Authority will charge the Processing Fee (Non- Refundable) in advance for grant of NOC according to the following slab rates:

(a) 01- 50 MW                         Rs. 0.5 Million
(b) 51- 200 MW                       Rs. 1.0 Million
(c) 201- 400 MW                     Rs. 2.0 Million
(d) 401- 600 MW                     Rs. 3.0 Million
(e) 601- 800 MW                     Rs. 3.5 Million
(f) 801- 1000 MW                    Rs. 4.0 Million
(g) 1001 MW & above             Rs. 5.0 Million

2) The fee so collected will be deposited into the Authority Fund and will be utilized to meet all expenses and charges of the Authority including the payment of salaries and other remunerations of the Authority members and to its officers and members of staff. The Authority Fund will be a non-lapsable fund.

4. Water Utilization Cess On All Hydel Projects / Power Projects Requiring Use of Water :-

1) The Authority will charge the Water Utilization Cess from all Hydel power projects / Power Projects requiring use of water @ Rs. 0.02 ( 2 Paisa) / Unit on total units generated by any Project during the year. The water utilization cess will be the part of the agreement duly signed by the Chairman ( on behalf of the Authority ) with the Chief Executive Officer (competent authority ) of the Project.

2) The fee so collected will be deposited in to the Authority Fund and will be utilized to meet all expenses and charges of the Authority including the payment of salaries and other remunerations of the Authority members and to its officers and members of staff. The Authority Fund will be a non-lapsable fund.

5. Procedure of Issuance of NOC & Implementation of Water Utilization Cess:-

1) When the Authority will receive a request for grant of NOC, the Chief Engineer or head of Operation Wing IRSA will inform in writing to the Project Director ( Competant Authority ) to deposit the NOC Process Fee ( Non- Refundable )in the Authority Fund of IRSA according to the slab as defined in section 3 (1) supra;

2) The Chief engineer IRSA or head of Operation Section will prepare a comprehensive working paper for the grant of NOC for Power Projects and would place before the Authority for consideration / decision;

3) The procedures of the meeting as laid down in "IRSA Regulations" under clause 4 (1) (2) (3) (4) and 5 (1) (2) & (3) shall be adopted. The Authority has the right to issue or reject, after recording the reason thereof, the NOC for the Power projects;

4) In case of grant of NOC, Secretary IRSA in consultation with the Accounts Wing shall prepare a draft agreement between Chairman IRSA and project Authorities for the implementation & collection of Water Utilization Cess as defined in Clause 4 (1) supra;

5) Chairman IRSA will issue NOC for the Power Project and will sign the Water Utilization Cess Agreement on behalf of the Authority;

6) Secretary IRSA as well as Accounts Wing of IRSA will ensure the collection of Water Utilization Cess from all the operational Power Projects at the closing of each finanacial year. The Project Authorities shall pay a penalty on late payments as per rates fixed by the Authority;

7) Without deposition of NOC Processing Fee ( Non- Refundable ) & signing of agreement of Water Utilization Cess Agreement no NOC will be granted by the Authority;

8) The Authority after receiving the NOC Processing Fee will be bound todecide the case with in 60 Days;

9) The Project Authorities will be bound after acceptance of issuance of NOC to Sign the Water Utilization Cess Agreement within 30 days with IRSA;

6. The Authority may review the NOC Processing Fee as well as the Water Utilization Cess rates as deem fit from time to time.

Dated: November 12,2010
GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN
MINISTRY OF LAW, JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS
AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

F. No: 2( 1 )/98-Pub                                             Islamabad, the 16th July, 1998

The following Ordinance made by the President
is hereby published for general information
ORDINANCE NO. VIII of 1998
AN
ORDINANCE
to amend the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992


WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992 (XX11 of 1992), for the purpose 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 (1) of Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following ordinance:-
 
1. Short title and commencement.-
(1) This Ordinance may be called the Indus River System Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 1998.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
 
2. Amendment of section 3. Act XXII of 1992:-
    In the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992(XXII of 1992), hereinafter referred to as the said Act, in   section 3:-
(a) for sub-section (1), the following shall be substituted, namely:-
     "(1) There shall be an authority to be known as the Indus River System Authority for carrying the purpose of this Act." and
(b) after sub-section (2) the following new sub-sections shall be added, namely:-
    
"(3) The Authority shall consist of the following· members, namely:-
 
(i) Chief Engineering Adviser, Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan   Chairman
(ii) Secretary, Department of Irrigation, Government of Baluchistan Member
(iii) Secretary, Department of Irrigation, Government of North-West Frontier Province Member
(iv) Secretary, Department of Irrigation, Government of the Punjab Member
(v) Secretary, Department of Irrigation, Government of Sindh Member
(4) If the Chief Engineer Adviser is, for any reason, unable to perform the functions of the Chairman, the person nominated by the Federal Government shall act as the Chairman.
(5) The Chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority and the Pakistan Commission for Indus Waters or their nominees shall be entitled to attend and otherwise take part in the meetings of the Authority but shall not be entitled to vote.
 
3. Omission of sections 4, 5 and 6, Act XXII of 1992:-
   In the said Act, sections 4, 5 and 6 shall be omitted.
 
4. Amendment of section 9, Act XXII of 1992:-
    In the said Act, in section 9,          _
(a) for clause (c) the following shall be substituted namely:- "(c) Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters"; and
(b) clause (f) shall be omitted.
 
5. Chairman and members to cease to hold office:-
    ­Not with standing anything contained in any appointment order or contract any person holding the office of the Chairman or a member of the Authority immediately before the commencement of this Ordinance shall cease to hold the said office.
 
 
MUHAMMAD RAFIQ TARAR
President
 
(Ch. Irshad Ahmad)
Secretary
 




THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN
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ISLAMABAD, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1998

PART II

Statutory Notifications S.R.O.
GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN
MINISTRY OF LAW, JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND
PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

ORDER

Islamabad, the 6th October, 1998


S.R.O. 1033 (1 )98. - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (b) of clause (2) of Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to withdraw the Indus River Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 1998 (VIII of 1998).
 
[F. No. 2(1 )/98-Pub.]
 
 
MUHAMMAD RAFIQ TARAR
 President
 
CH. IRSHAD AHMAD
Secretary
 



THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA.,
SEPTEMBER 5, 2000

MINISTRY OF LAW, JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND
PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS

(Law, Justice and Human Rights Division)

Islamabad, the 4th September, 2000

No. F. 2( 1 )/2000-Pub. - The following Ordinance made
by the President is hereby published for general information:-

ORDINANCE No. XLI OF 2000
AN
ORDINANCE


further to amend the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992
 
WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992 (XXII of 1992), for the pur­pose hereinafter appearing;
AND WHEREAS the National Assembly and the Senate stand suspended in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emer­gency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the Provi­sional Constitution Order No.1 of 1999;
AND WHEREAS the President is satisfied that circum­stances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;
NOW, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No.1 of 1999, as well as Order No.9 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
1.Short title and commencement:-
(1) This Ordinance may be called the Indus River System Authority (Amendment) Ordinance, 2000.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
 
2. Amendment of section 11, Act XXII of 1992:-
   In the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992 (XXII of 1992), in section 11, for the word "Lahore" the world Islamabad" shall be substituted.
 
 

 
MUHAMMAD RAFIQ TARAR,
President.
 
MR. JUSTICE (Faqir Muhammad Khokhar)
Secretary.




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EXTRAORDINARY PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

KARACHI, THURSDAY, MAY 11,2000

PART -II

Statutory Notifications containing
Rules and Orders issued by all Ministries
and Divisions of the Government of Pakistan and their Attached and
Subordinate Offices and the Supreme Court of Pakistan

GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN
MINISTRY OF WATER AND POWER
NOTIFICATION

Islamabad, the 25th April 2000


S.R.O. 76 (KE)/2000:
In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 21 of the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992 (XXII of 1992) and in supersession of Notification S.R.O. No. Admn. 11-10 (5)/ 92-IRSA, dated the 13th March, 1996, the Federal Government is pleased to make the following rules, namely:-
 
1. Short title and commencement:-
(1) These rules may be called the Indus River System Authority (Chairman and Members Conditions of Service) Rules, 2000.
(2)  They shall come into force at once.
 
2. Interpretation:-
    The words and expressions used but not defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992 (XXII of 1992).
 
3. Appointment of members:-
Appointment of five members of Indus River System Authority shall be made in accordance with Section 4 of the Indus River System Authority Act, 1992 (XII of 1992).
 
4. Pay, allowances and perquisites:-
The post of a member shall be in BPS-21 and he shall be entitled to pay, entertainment allowance, accommodation, transport, personal staff, traveling allowance, residential telephone, medical facilities and other perquisites as are admissible to holder of post in BPS-21 under the Federal Government.
Provided that if a serving Government servant is appointed as a member, he shall be entitled, to the pay as admissible to him as such Government servant, and in addition thereto, shall be entitled to the allowances and perquisites admissible to holder of a post in BPS-21, but shall not be entitled to any deputation allowance.
 
5. Leave:-
(1) A member shall be entitled to leave as is admissible to a Government servant of the corresponding pay scale under the Revised Leave Rules, 1980.
Provided that rules 5(c), 8, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18, 18-A, 19, 27, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 39 of the said rules shall not apply to the members of the Authority.
(2) Leave, other than casual leave, shall be sanctioned by the Federal Government.
(3) The Chairman may proceed on casual leave with the permission in writing of the Federal Minister for Water and Power and a member with the permission in writing of the Chairman.
 
6. Pension:-
The service rendered in the Authority as a member shall not qualify for pension.
Provided that if a serving Government servant is appointed as a member, the Authority shall pay pension contribution at the prescribed rates in respect of such Government servant to the respective Government for the period of his service in the Authority.
 
7. Matters not provided:-
In all matters not provided for in these rules, a Member shall be governed by the rules and orders applicable to a Government servant of the corresponding pay scale under the Federal Government
 
(No. F.A. 11-6/1 /2000/IRSA).
 
 
SHAHID MUNIR BARLAS
Deputy, Secretary