Pakistan Engineering Council (Amendment) Act, 1992.

ACT XXVI OF 1992 PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975 (V of 1976), for the purposes hereinafter appearing:
It is hereby enacted as follows:–

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
1. Short title and commencement.—–(1) This Act any may be called the Pakistan Engineering Council (Amendment) Act, 1992.
(2) It shall come into force at once.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
2. Amendment of section 2, Act V of 1976.—-In the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975 (V of 1976), hereinafter referred to as the said Act, in section 2, after clause (f), the following, new clause shall be inserted, namely:–
“(ff) enrolment committee” means the enrolment committee referred to in subsection (1) of section 17.”.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
3. Amendment of section 4, Act V of 1976.—In the said Act, in section 4, in subsection (3), for the word “two” the word “three” shall be substituted.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
4. Amendment of section 5, Act V of 1976.—In the said Act, in section 5, in subsection (1), after the word “Council”, occurring for the second time, the words “or at a Provincial Capital by rotation” shall be inserted.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
5. Amendment of section 9, Act V of 1976.–In the said Act, in section 9; –
(a) in subsection (2); –
(i) for clause (c) the following shall be substituted, namely:–
“(c) six members, being professional engineers, of whom two shall be nominated by the Federal Government and one each by the Provincial Governments;”; and
(ii) for clause (i) the following shall be substituted, namely:–
“(f) fifty members, being professional engineers of not less than ten years standing to be elected in the prescribed manner by professional engineers whose names are borne on the register on the thirtieth June of the year in which an election to the Executive Committee is held, against seats allocated to the various disciplines on proportionate basis before the elections are held.”; and (b) in subsection (4), for the word “two” the word “three” shall be substituted.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
6. Amendment of section 16, Act V of 1976:—-In the said Act, in section 16, in subsection (4) for the word “annually” the words “for any number of years not exceeding three at a time” shall be substituted.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
7. Amendment of section 17, Act V of 1976.–In the said Act, in section 17;–
(a) for subsection (2) the following shall be substituted:–
“(2) The enrolment committee in its discretion may refuse to permit the registration of any person or direct removal altogether or for a specified period from the Register of the name of any registered professional engineer or consulting engineer who has been convicted of any such offence as implies in the opinion of the committee a defect of character after providing such person an opportunity of being heard, and shall record
reasons for action under this section.”; and (b) subsection (4) shall be omitted.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
8. Substitution of section 20, Act V of 1976.—-In the said Act, for section 20 the following shall be substituted namely:–
“20. Complaints against professional engineers, etc.-(1) A complaint made against any professional engineer or consulting engineer as to work or conduct shall be considered by the enrolment committee and, if that committee is of the opinion that there are sufficient reasons to proceed against the person to whom the complaint relates, it may either proceed to enquire into the complaint itself or refer the complaint to a Tribunal of Enquiry.
(2) Where the enrolment committee decides to proceed with the complaint itself, it shall follow the same procedure as has been prescribed for the Tribunal of Enquiry and may pass such order as it is competent to pass under subsection (7) of section 22.
(3) For the purpose of any inquiry, the enrolment committee shall be deemed to be a Court within the meaning of the Qanun-e-Shahadat, 1984 (P.O.No.10 of 1984), and shall exercise all the powers of a Civil Court for summoning witnesses, for compelling the production of documents and for issuing commissions.”.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
9. Amendment of section 22, Act V of 1976.–In the said Act, in section 22.–
(a) for the words “Executive Committee”, wherever occurring, the words “enrolment committee” shall be substituted; (b) in subsection (4), in clause (b), in sub-clause (ii), for the words “twelve months” the words “five years” shall be substituted; and (c) after subsection (7), the following new subsection shall be inserted, namely:–
“(7A) Any person aggrieved by an order under subsection (7) may, within thirty days of the communication of the order to him, prefer an appeal to the executive committee.”.

ACT XXVI OF 1992

PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1992
An Act further to amend the Pakistan Engineering Council Act, 1975
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 12th December, 1992]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 10th December, 1992, and is hereby published for general information:—
10. Amendment of section 23, Act V of 1976.–In the said Act, in section 23, in subsection (4), for the words, figures, comma and brackets “section 132 of the Evidence Act, 1872 (I of 1872)” the words, figures, comma, brackets and letters “Article 15 of the Qanun-e-Shahadat, 1984 (P.O. No.10 of 1984)” shall be substituted.