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Those who have applied for the posts of Deputy Assistant Director in Passports & Immigration Deptt (Case No. F4-159/2013-R of FPSC Ad. No. 10/2013) are invited to report here for combined preparation.

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Prevention and Control of Human Trafficking Ordinance, 2002

An ORDINANCE to prevent and control Human Trafficking
WHEREAS the offences relating to traffic in human beings are incompatible with the dignity and worth of human being and endanger the welfare of the individual, the family and the community.

AND WHEREAS it is expedient and necessary to provide effective measures to prevent offences related to human trafficking and to protect and assist victims of such trafficking

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, read with the Provisional Constitution (Amendment) 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, extent and commence ment.(1)
This Ordinance may be called the Prevention and Control of Human Trafficking Ordinance, 2002.
(2)
It extends to the whole of Pakistan
(3)
It shall come into force at once

2. Definition. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context

(a)
“benefit” includes monetary profit, proceeds or payment in cash or in kind
(b)
“child” means any person who has not attained the age of eighteen years
(c)
“Code” means the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898)
(d)
“coercion” means the use of force, violence, physical restraint, deception, fraud or acts or circumstances not necessarily including physical force but calculated to have the same effect, such as the credible threat of force or of infliction of serious harm
(e)
"document” related to human trafficking includes a passport, a travel documents and any identification document used by law enforcement authorities
(f)
“exploitative entertainment” means all activities in connection with human sports or sexual practices or sex and related abusive practices
(g)
“Government” means the Federal Government
(h)
“human trafficking” means obtaining, securing, selling, purchasing, recruiting, detaining, harboring or receiving a person, notwithstanding his implicit or explicit consent, by the use of coercion, kidnapping, abduction, or by giving or receiving any payment or benefit, or sharing or receiving a share for such person’s subsequent transportation out of or into Pakistan by any means whatsoever for any of the purposes mentioned in section 3
(i)
“inhuman sports” include all sports involving, as a matter of normal course, infliction of physical or mental injury on a person against his will, intention or reasonable expectation
(j)
“organized criminal group” means a structured group of two or more persons, existing for a period of time and acting in concert with the aim of committing any offence under this Ordinance, in order to obtain, directly or indirectly, any financial or other material benefit and includes a person knowingly receiving or disbursing benefits accruing from the commission of any offence in relation to human trafficking by an organized criminal group; and
(k)
“victim” means the person who is the subject of or against whom any offence under this Ordinance has been committed.

3. Punishment for human trafficking.The human trafficking shall be punishable as under.(i)
Whoever knowingly plans or executes any such plan for human trafficking into or out of Pakistan for the purpose of attaining any benefit, or for the purpose of exploitative entertainment, slavery or forced labour or adoption in or out of Pakistan shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to seven years and shall also be liable to fine:
Provided that in case of an accused who, in addition to committing an offence as aforesaid has also been guilty of kidnapping or abducting or any attempt thereto in connection with such offence, the imprisonment may extend to ten years with fine:
Provided further that whoever plans to commit an offence under this clause but has not as yet executed the same shall be punishable with a term of imprisonment, which may extend to five years and shall also be liable to fine.
(ii)
Whoever knowingly provides, obtains or employs the labour or services of a person by coercion, scheme, plan or method intended to make such person believe that in the event of non-performance of such labour or service, he or any other person may suffer from serious harm or physical restraint or legal proceedings, shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to seven years and shall also be liable to fine:
Provided that if the commission of the offences under this clause involves kidnapping or abduction or any attempt thereto, the term of imprisonment may extend to ten years with fine:
Provided further that payment of any remuneration in lieu of services or labour of the victim shall not be treated as mitigating circumstance while awarding the punishment.
(iii)
Whoever knowingly purchases, sells, harbours, transports, provides, detains or obtains a child or a woman through coercion, kidnapping or abduction, or by giving or receiving any benefit for trafficking him or her into or out of Pakistan or with intention thereof, for the purpose of exploitative entertainment by any person and has received or expects to receive some benefit in lieu thereof shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to ten years and shall also be liable to fine:
Provided that if the commission of the offence sunder this clause involves kidnapping or abduction or any attempt thereto of the victim, the term of imprisonment may extend to fourteen years with fine:
Provided further that plea, if any, taken by the biological parents of the child shall not prejudice the commission of offence under this clause.
(iv)
Whoever knowingly takes, confiscates, possesses, conceals, removes or destroys any document related to human trafficking in furtherance of any offence committed under this Ordinance or to prevent or restrict or attempt to prevent or restrict, without lawful authority, a person’s liberty to move or travel shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to seven years and shall also be liable to fine.

4. Offences committed by organized criminal groups. ---Where an organized criminal group is guilty of any offence under clauses (i),(ii),(iii) or (iv) of section 3, the term of imprisonment or each member of such group involved in the commission of such offence shall not be less than ten years imprisonment and may extend to fourteen years where the purpose of trafficking of a victim is exploitative entertainment and shall also be liable to fine.

5. Repetition of commission of offences. --Whoever repeats the commission of an offence under this Ordinance, the term of imprisonment may extend to fourteen years and the off under shall also be liable to fine.

6. Compensation to the victim. The court trying an offence under this Ordinance may where appropriate direct
(i)
The competent authorities of the Government, at any stage of the trial to allow or extend the stay of the victim in Pakistan till such time, as the court deems necessary.
(ii)
Payment of compensation and expenses to the victim in accordance with section 545 of the Code.
(iii)
Government to make arrangements for the shelter, food and medical treatment of victim being an unaccompanied child or a destitute woman.

7. Proceedings under the Ordinance to be in addition to and not in derogation of any other law. The proceedings under the Ordinance shall be in addition to and not in derogation of any other proceedings initiated under any other law for the time being in force.

8. Offences to be cognizable etc. All offences under the Ordinance shall be cognizable, non bail able, and non-compoundable as construed by the Code.

9. Investigation. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code or any other law for the time being in force, the investigation of the offences under the Ordinance shall be carried out by only such persons or agencies as are specially empowered by the Government in that behalf.

9. Investigation. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code or any other law for the time being in force, the investigation of the offences under the Ordinance shall be carried out by only such persons or agencies as are specially empowered by the Government in that behalf.

10. Cognizance of offences etc. No court inferior to that of a Magistrate of the First Class shall try an offence punishable under this Ordinance.
Notwithstanding anything contained in section 32 of the Code, it shall be lawful for a Magistrate of the First Class to pass any sentence authorized by this Ordinance.

11. Indemnity.No suit, prosecution or any other legal proceedings shall lie against the Government or any other person exercising any power or performing any function under this Ordinance or the rules made thereunder for anything done in good faith.

12. Power to make rules. The Government may, by a notification in official gazette, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Ordinance.

GENERAL
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President.

Source:http://www.fia.gov.pk/pchto2002.htm
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CIVIL SERVANTS ACT, 1973
(Act No.LXXI of 1973)


An Act to regulate the appointment of persons to, and the terms and conditions of service of persons in the service to Pakistan.

An Act to regulate the appointment of persons to, and the terms and conditions of service of persons in the service to Pakistan WHERAS , it is expedient to regulate by law, the appointment of persons to, and the terms and conditions of service of persons in, the service to Pakistan , and to provide for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto; It is hereby enacted as follows:---
1. Short title, application and commencement.---

1). This Act may be called the Civil Servants Act, 1973.
2.) It applies to all civil servants wherever they may be.
3.) It shall come into force at once.
CHAPTER 1. ---PRELIMINARY
2. Definitions,---

(1) In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,---

(a) "ad hoc appointment" means appointment of a duly qualified person made otherwise than in accordance with the prescribed method of recruitment, pending recruitment in accordance with such method;

(b) "civil servant" means a person 'who is a member of an All-Pakistan Service or of a civil service of the Federation, or who holds a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Federation, including any such post connected with defence, but does not include---

a person who is on deputation to the Federation from any Province or other authority;

a person who is employed on contract or on work-charged basis or who is paid from contingencies; or

a person who is a "worker" or "workman" as defined in the Factories Act, 1934 (XXV of 1934), or the Workman's Compensation Act, 1923 (VIII of 1923).


(c) "initial appointment" means appointment made otherwise than by promotion or transfer;

(d) "pay" means the amount drawn monthly by a civil servant as pay and includes technical pay, special pay, personal pay and other emoluments declared by the prescribed authority to be paid;

(e)"permanent post" means a post sanctioned without limit of time;

(f) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules;

(g) "rules" means rules made or deemed to have been made under this Act;

(h) "Selection authority" means the Federal Public Service Commission, a departmental selection board, departmental selection committee or other authority or body on the recommendation of, or in consultation with which any appointment or promotion, as may be prescribed, is made; and

(i) "temporary post" means a post other than a permanent post.

2. For the purposes of this Act, an appointment, whether by promotion or otherwise, shall be deemed to have been made on regular basis if it is made in the prescribed manner.
CHAPTER II. TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE OF CIVIL SERVANTS

3. Terms and conditions.---- the terms and conditions of services of civil servant shall be as provided in this Act and the rules.

4. Tenure of office of civil servants.--- Every civil servant shall hold office during the pleasure of the President.

5. Appointments.--- Appointments to an All-Pakistan Services or to a civil service of the Federation or to a civil post in connection with the affairs of the Federation, including any civil post connected with defense, shall be made in the prescribed manner by the President or by a person authorized by the President in that behalf.

6. Probation,---- (1) An initial appointment to a service or post referred to in section 5, not being an ad hoc appointment, shall be on probation as may be prescribed.

(2) Any appointment of a civil servant by promotion or transfer to a service or post may also be made on probation as may be prescribed.


Where, in respect of any service or post, the satisfactory completion of probation includes the passing of a prescribed examination, test or course or successful completion of any training, a person appointed on probation to such service or post who, before the expiry of the original or extended period of his probation, has failed to pass such examination or test or to successfully compete course or the training shall, except as may be prescribed otherwise,---

(a) if he was appointed to such service or post by initial recruitment, be discharged; or

(b) if he was appointed to such service or post by promotion or transfer, be reverted to the service or post from which he was promoted or transferred and against which he holds a lien or, if there be no such service or post, be discharged:


Provided that, in case of initial appointment to a service or post, a civil servant shall not be deemed to have completed his period of probation satisfactorily until his character and antecedents have been verified as satisfactory in the opinion of the appointing authority.

7. Confirmation.---- (I) A person appointed on probation shall on satisfactory completion of his probation, be eligible for confirmation in a service or, as the case may be, a post as may be prescribed.

(2) A civil servant promoted to a post on regular basis shall be eligible for confirmation after rendering satisfactory service for the period prescribed for confirmation therein.

(3) There shall be no confirmation against any temporary post.

(4) A civil servant who, during the period of his service, was eligible to be confirmed in any service or against any post retires from service before being confirmed shall not, merely by reason of such retirement, be refused confirmation in such service or post or any benefits accruing there from.

(5) Confirmation of a civil servant in a service or post shall take effect from the date of occurrence of permanent vacancy in that service or post or from the date of continuous officiating, in such service or post, whichever is later.

8. Seniority.--- (1) For proper administration of a service, cadre or post the appointing authority shall cause a seniority list of the members for the time being of such service, cadre or post to be prescribed, but nothing herein contained shall be construed to confer any vested right to a particular seniority in such service, cadre or post as the case may be.

(2) Subject to the provision of sub-section (1), the seniority of a civil servant shall be reckoned in relation to other civil servants belonging to the same service or cadre whether serving in the same department or office or not, as may be prescribed.

(3) Seniority on initial appointment to a service, cadre or post shall be determined as may be prescribed.

(4) Seniority in [a post, service or cadre] to which a civil servant is promoted shall take effect from the date of regular appointment to that post:

Provided that civil servants who are selected for promotion to a higher post in one batch shall, on their promotion to the higher post, retain their inter se seniority as in the lower post.

9. Promotion.--- (1) A civil servant possessing such minimum qualifications as may be prescribed shall be eligible for promotion to a higher post for the time being reserved under the rules for departmental promotion in the service or cadre to which he belongs.

(2) A post referred to in sub-section (1) may either be a selection post or a non selection post to which promotions, shall be made as may be prescribed---

(a) in the case of a selection post, on the basis of selection on merit; and

(b) in the case of a non-selection post, on the basis of seniority-cum-fitness.

10. Posting and transfer,---- Every civil servant shall be liable to serve anywhere within or outside Pakistan, in any post under the Federal Government, or any Provincial Government or local authority, or a corporation or body set up or established by any such Government.

Provided that nothing contained in this section shall apply to a civil servant recruited specifically by any such Government.

Provided further that, where a civil servant is required to serve in a post outside his service or cadre, his terms and conditions of service as to his pay shall not be less favorable than those to which he would have been entitled if he had not been so required to serve.

11. Termination of service,---- (1) The services of a civil servant may be terminated without notice.

(i) During the initial or extended period of his probation;

Provided that, where such civil servant is appointed by promotion on probation or, as the case may be, is transferred from one service, cadre or post to another service cadre or post, his service shall not be so terminated so long as he holds a lien against his former post in such service, cadre, or post but he shall be reverted to his former service, cadre or post as the case may be;

(ii) on the expiry of the initial or extended period of his employment; or

(iii) if the appointment is made ad hoc terminable on the appointment of a person on the recommendations of the selection authority, or the appointment of such person.

(2) Where, on the abolition of a post or reduction in the number of posts in a cadre or service, the services of a civil servant are required to be terminated, the person whose services are terminated shall ordinarily be the one who is the most junior in such cadre or service.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of sub-section (1), but subject to the provisions of sub-section(2), the services of a civil servant in temporary employment or appointed ad hoc shall be liable to termination on fourteen days notice or pay in lieu of thereof.

12. Reversion to a lower post,--- A civil servant appointed to a higher post, or before the commencement of the Civil Servants (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983, to a higher grade on ad hoc or on temporary or officiating basis shall be liable to reversion to his lower post without notice.

12.A. Certain persons to be liable to removal, etc.--- Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act or in the terms and conditions of a civil servant appointed or promoted during the period from the first, day of January, 1972, to the fifth day of July, 1977, the President or a person authorized by him in this behalf may,---

(a) without notice, remove such a civil servant from service or revert him to his lower post, as the case may be, on such date as the President or, as the case may be, the person so authorized may, in the public interest, direct; or

(b) in a case where the appointment or promotion of such a civil servant is found by the President or, as the case may be, the person so authorized to suffer from a deficiency in the minimum length of service prescribed for promotion or appointment to the higher grade, direct, without notice, that seniority in such case shall count from the date the civil servant completes the minimum length of service in such appointment or promotion, as the case may be.

13. Retirement from Service,--- (1) A civil servant shall retire from service–

(i) on such date after he has completed twenty years of service qualifying for pension or other retirement benefits as the competent authority may, in public interest, direct; or

(ii) where no direction is given under clause (i), on the completion of the sixtieth year of his age.

(2) No direction under clause (i) of sub-section (1) shall be made until the civil servant has been informed in writing of the grounds on which it is proposed to make the direction, and has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the said direction.

Explanation: In this Section, "competent authority" means the appointing authority prescribed in rule 6 of the Civil Servants (Appointment, Promotion and Transfer) Rules, 1973.

14. Employment after retirement.---- (1) A retired civil servant shall not be re-employed under the Federal Government, unless such re-employment is necessary in the public interest and is made with the prior approval of the authority next above the appointing authority.

Provided that, where the appointing authority is the President, such re-employment may be ordered with the approval of the President.

(2) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 3 of the ex-Government Servants (Employment with Foreign Governments) (Probation) Act, 1966 (XII of 1966), a civil servant may, during leave preparatory to retirement, or after retirement from Government service, seek any private employment.

Provided that, where employment is sought by a civil servant while on leave preparatory to retirement or within two years of the date of his retirement, he shall obtain the prior approval of the prescribed authority.

15. Conduct--- The conduct of a civil servant shall be regulated by rules made, or instructions issued by Government or a prescribed authority, whether generally or in respect of a specified group or class or civil servants.

16. Efficiency and discipline---- A civil servant shall be liable to prescribed disciplinary action and penalties in accordance with the prescribed procedure.

17. Pay--- A civil servant appointed to a post shall be entitled, in accordance with the rules, to the pay sanctioned for such post.

Provided that, when the appointment is made on a current charge basis or by way of additional charge, his pay shall be fixed in the prescribed manner.

Provided further that where a civil servant has, under an order which is later set aside, been dismissed or removed from service or reduced in rank; he shall, on the setting aside of such order, be entitled to such arrears of pay as the authority setting aside such order may determine.

18. Leave--- A civil servant shall be allowed leave in accordance with the leave rules applicable to him, provided that the grant of leave will depend on the exigencies of service and be at the discretion of the competent authority.

19. Pension and Gratuity---(1) On retirement form service a civil servant shall be entitled to receive such pension or gratuity as may be prescribed.

(2) In the event of the death of a civil servant, whether before or after retirement, his family shall be entitled to receive such pension, or gratuity, or both, as may be prescribed.

(3) No pension shall be admissible to a civil servant who is dismissed or removed from service for reasons of discipline, but Government may sanction compensation.

(4) If the determination of the amount of pension or gratuity admissible to a civil servant is delayed beyond one month from the date of his retirement or death, he or his family, as the case may be, shall be paid provisionally such anticipatory pension or gratuity as may be determined by the prescribed authority, according to the length of service of the civil servant which qualifies for pension or gratuity; and any over-payment consequent on such provisional payment shall be adjusted against the amount of pension or gratuity finally determined as payable to such civil servant or his family.

20. Provident Fund--- (1) Before the expiry of the third month of every financial year, the accounts officer or other officer required to maintain provident fund accounts shall furnish to every civil servant subscribing to a provident fund the account of which he is required to maintain a statement under his hand showing the subscription to, including the interest accruing thereon, if any, and withdrawals or advances from his provident fund during the preceding financial year.

(2) Where any subscription made by a civil servant to his provident fund has not been shown or credited in the account by the accounts or other officer required to maintain such account, such subscription shall be credited to the account of the civil servant on the basis of such evidence as may be prescribed.

21. Benevolent Fund & Group Insurance,--- All civil servants and their families shall be entitled to the benefits admissible under the Central Employees Benevolent Fund and Group Insurance Act, 1969 (II of 1969), and the rules made there under.

22. Right of appeal or representation,--- (1) Where a right to prefer an appeal or apply for review in respect of any order relating to the terms and conditions of his service is provided to a civil servant under any rules applicable to him, such appeal or application shall, except as may be otherwise prescribed, be made within thirty days of the date of such order.

(2) Where no provision for appeal or review exists under the rules in respect of any order or class of orders, a civil servant aggrieved by any such order may, within thirty days of the communication to him of such order, make a representation against it to the authority next above the authority which made the order:

Provided that no representation shall lie on matters relating to the determination of fitness of a person to hold a particular post or to be promoted to a higher post or grade.

CHAPTER III, MISCELLANEOUS

23. Saving--- Nothing in this Act or in any rule shall be construed to limit or abridge the power of the President to deal with the case of any civil servant in such manner as may appear to him to be just and equitable.

Provided that, where this Act or any rule is applicable to the case of a civil servant, the case shall not be dealt with in any manner less favourable to him than that provided by this Act or such rule.

23A. Indemnity.–- No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against a civil servant for anything done in his official capacity which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or the rules, instructions or directions made or issued thereunder.

23B. Jurisdiction barred.–-Save as provided under this Act and the Service Tribunals Act, 1973 (LXX of 1973), or the rules made thereunder, no order made or proceedings taken under this Act, or the rules made thereunder by the President or any officer authorized by him shall be called in question in any Court and no injunction shall be granted by any Court in respect of any decision made, or proceedings taken in pursuance of any power conferred by, or under, this Act or the rules made thereunder.

24. Removal of difficulties,--- If any difficulty arises in giving effect to any of the provisions of this Act, the President may make such order, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as may appear to him to be necessary for the purpose of removing the difficulty;

Provided that no such power shall be exercised after the expiry of one year from the coming into force of this Act.

CHAPTER IV,---- RULES

25. Rules,--- (1) The President, or any person authorized by the President in this behalf, may make such rules as appear to him to be necessary or expedient for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

(2) Any rules, orders or instructions in respect of any terms and conditions of service of civil servants duly made or issued by an authority competent to make them and in force immediately before the commencement of this Act shall, in so far as such rules, orders or instructions are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to be rules made under this Act.
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THE
PASSPORT ACT, 1974
XX OF 1974


11th March, 1974

An Act to regulate departure
from and entry into Pakistan and visit to foreign countries of the citizens of Pakistan.
Whereas it is expedient to regulate departure from the entry into Pakistan and visit to foreign countries of citizens of Pakistan and to provide for matters ancillary thereto;
It is hereby enacted as follows :--
1. Short title, extent and commencement.- (1) This Act may be called the Passports Act, 1974.
(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan and also applies to all Citizens of Pakistan, wherever they may be.
(3) It shall come into force at once.
2. Definitions.-In this Act unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context :--
(a) 'passport' means a passport which is for the time being valid, and includes any such permit, or other travel document authorizing the holder thereof to travel from 'Pakistan to any other country, issued by or under the authority of the Federal Government;
(b) 'prescribed' means prescribed by rules made under this Act.
3. Prohibition of departure from Pakistan without passport, etc.-No citizen of Pakistan shall :--
(a) depart from Pakistan by any means whatever unless he is in possession of a passport, nor otherwise than from such port or place, by such route and in accordance with such conditions, as may be prescribed; or
(b) visit a foreign country unless his passport is valid for such country.
4. Punishment for contravention of section 3, etc.-(1) A citizen of Pakistan who is of the age of twelve years or more shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine or with both, if he :-
(a) contravenes or attempts to contravene or abets the contravention of any of the provisions of section 3; or
(b) enters or attempts to enter Pakistan by any means whatever without being in possession of a passport or otherwise than at such port or place, or by such route, as may be prescribed.
(2) A person departing from or entering, or attempting to depart from or enter, Pakistan in whose custody or charge a person who has not attained the age of twelve years departs from or enters, or attempts to depart from or enter Pakistan in contravention of section 3 or clause (b) of sub-section (I) shall, in addition to any penalty to which he may be otherwise liable, be liable to be provided for in that sub-section.
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898) an offence punishable under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) shall not be bailable.
5. Certain acts to be deemed contravention of section 3.-(1) Whoever gives any person who has contravened the provisions of section 3, any assistance with intent thereby to prevent, hinder or otherwise interfere with his arrest, trial or punishment for such contravention, shall be deemed to have abetted the offence of, contravention of the provisions of that section.
(2) The owner, master or person in charge of any means of transport who causes or knowingly allows any person to depart from Pakistan in contravention of the provisions of section 3 by such means of transport shall be deemed to have contravened the provisions of that section and the means of transport shall, if the Court convicting the owner, master or person in charge so directs, be forfeited to the Federal Government.
6. Penalties for certain offences relating to passport.- (1) A person shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three years, or with fine, or with both, if he:-
(a) make or makes use of any statement which he knows or believes to be false in any document for obtaining passport; or
(b) attests or verifies statement which he knows or has reason to believe to be false in any document used for obtaining apassport; or
(c) wilfully conceals any fact which under the circumstances he ought to disclose for the purpose of obtaining a passport for himself or another person; or
(d) forges, alters or tampers with any passport or any document which he uses for obtaining a passport; or
(e) uses a passport which has been forged, altered or tampered with; or
(f) uses for obtaining a passport a document which has been forged, altered or tampered with; or
(g) is in wrongful possession of a passport not lawful issued to him or allows his passport to be used by another person; or
(h) traffics in passports or and documents required for obtaining a passport;
(i) wilfully false or neglects to return a passport issued to him, if he is required to do so or if an order cancelling impounding or confiscating it is made [or]
[(j) obtains more than one passport for himself either in the same or different names by concealing he fact of his already being in possession of a passport.]
Provided that a person guilty of an offence punishable under clause (h) shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months and with fine which shall not be less than one thousand rupees.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), an offence punishable under clause (b) of sub-section (1) shall be a bailable offence.
7. Power of arrest, seizure, etc.-(1) Any police officer not below the rank of Sub-Inspector, and any officer of customs empowered by general or special order of the Federal Government in this behalf, may arrest without warrant any person who has contravened, or against whom a reasonable suspicion exists that he has contravened any provision of this Act.
(2) Any police officer or other person authorised in this behalf by the Federal Government may seize in any place any means of transport which he knows or has reason to believe to be the means of transport by which a person has departed from Pakistan in contravention of the provisions of section 3.
(3) Any means of transport seized under subsection (2) shall be disposed of in accordance with the decision of the Court before which the owner, master or person in charge thereof is prosecuted under subsection (2) of section 5 for a contravention of section 3.
(4) Every officer making an arrest under that section shall, within a period of twenty-four hours of such arrest exclusive of the time necessary for the journey from the place of arrest to the Court of the nearest Magistrate, take or send to person arrested before a Magistrate having jurisdiction in the case or before the officer in charge of the nearest police station, and thereupon the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898) applicable in respect of a person who, having been arrested without warrant, has been taken or sent before a Magistrate or an officer in charge of a police station shall apply to him.
The opinion of the handwriting expert is, of course, a mere opinion and cannot be considered as final word on the subject.
8. Power to cancel, impound or confiscate passport. (1) A passport issued by or on behalf of the Federal Government shall be the property of the Federal Government and may by an order under the head of a secretary to the Government of Pakistan, or an officer authorised by the Federal Government in this behalf be required to be returned and shall also be liable to be cancelled, impounded or confiscated by like order.
(2) Subject to sub-section (3), before making an order under sub-section (1) in respect of the passport issued to any person, the Federal Government shall give such person notice in writing calling upon him to show cause why the order should not be made :
'Provided that no such notice need be given in the case of an order impounding a passport if it is necessary in the opinion of the Secretary or such other officer to take immediate action, but an opportunity to show cause against the making of the order shall be afforded to the person to whom the order relates, within two weeks from the making of the order.']
(3) If the Federal Government has reason to believe that the person in respect of whose passport it is proposed to make an order under subsection (1) is; or has been engaged in subversive or in activities which are prejudicial to the interest of Pakistan or Pakistan's relations with any foreign power, it shall not be necessary to give such person the notice provided for in sub-section (2) or to afford him an opportunity of being heard.
(4) Any person in respect of whose passport an order under subsection (i) has been made in the circumstances referred to in subsection (3), may within thirty days of the date of the order, apply in the Federal Government for a review of the order; and the decision of the Federal Government in review shall be final.
5) Any expenditure incurred by the Federal Government on the repatriation to Pakistan of a citizen of Pakistan who gets stranded or becomes a destitute while he is in a foreign country, or for any other reason, shall be recoverable, as an arrear of Land Revenue.
9. Burden of proof. The burden of proving that a 'statement made in any document used for obtaining a passport is true shall lie on the person making the statement and the burden of proving that the owner, master or persons in charge of any means of transport by which any person departs from Pakistan in contravention of the provisions of section 3 did not knowingly allow such person to so depart shall lie on such owner, master or person in charge.
10. Identity. No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against any person for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of this Act Or of any rules made thereunder.
11. Delegation of power. The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, direct that any of its powers of functions under this Act shall, in such circumstances and subject to such conditions, if any, as may be specified in the notification, be exercised or performed also –
(a) by any officer or authority subordinate to the Federal Government; or
(b) by any Provincial Government or by any officer or authority subordinate to such Government.
12. Power to exempt. The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, exempt any person or class of persons from alt or any of the provisions of Act or the rules made thereunder.
13. Power to make rules. (1) The Federal Government may by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purpose of this Act.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely :-
(a) the conditions to which a passport issued by or on behalf of the Federal Government shall be subject, including conditions as to the ports or places in Pakistan at or from which alone a person holding a passport shall depart from or enter Pakistan ;
(b) the persons, other than the applicants or the issue of passports, by whom, and the manner in which, applications for the issue of passports may be submitted ;
(c) the licensing by the Federal Government of persons who may submit, on behalf of other persons, applications for the issue of passports and other qualification of such persons;
(d) the manner and form in which applications for the issue of the licences referred to in clause (e) shall be submitted, the person for which such licences shall be valid, the cancellation and renewal of such licenses and the condition to which they shall subject, including the location of the offices at which the business of the holders of the licences is conducted; and
(e) the fees payable in respect of the issue and renewal of the licences referred to in clause (e).
(3) Rule made under subsection (1) may provide that a contravention thereof shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.
14. Act not to derogate from other laws. The provisions of this Act shall be in addition to, and not in derogation of the provisions of the Emigration Act, 1922 (VII of 1922), the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947 (VII of 1947), the Pakistan (Control of Entry) Act, 1952 (LV of 1952) and any other law relating to foreign exchange or entry into Pakistan.
15. Repeal. The Passport Act, 1920 (XXXIV of 1920), the Passport (Offences) Act, [LVI of 1952], and the Punjab Frontier Crossing Regulation, 1873 (Regulation No. VII of 1973), are hereby repealed.
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i have 2 questions, hope so someone has answers of them , first whether the advertised post of deputy asst director has the requirement of screening test or nt or we will directly give the paper and 2nd question is any one have any idea that when test is scheduled
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