THE CASTE DISABILITIES REMOVAL

(WEST PAKISTAN AMENDMENT) ACT, 1963

(W.P. Act X of 1963)

C O N T E N T S

 

Section                                Heading

 

        1.           Short title and extent.

        2.           Amendment of section 1 of Act XXI of 1850.

 

 

[1]THE CASTE DISABILITIES REMOVAL (WEST PAKISTAN AMENDMENT) ACT, 1963

(W.P. Act X of 1963)

[12 July 1963]

 

An Act to amend the Caste Disabilities Removal Act, 1850,

in its application to the Province of West Pakistan.

 

Preamble.– WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Caste Disabilities Removal Act, 1850, in its application to the Province of West Pakistan in the manner hereinafter appearing;

      It is hereby enacted as follows–

 

1.   Short title and extent.– (1) This Act may be called the Caste Disabilities Removal (West Pakistan Amendment) Act, 1963.

      (2)  It shall extend to the whole of West Pakistan except the Tribal Areas.

 

2.   Amendment of section 1 of Act XXI of 1850.– The full-stop at the end of section 1 of the Caste Disabilities Removal Act, 1850, shall be replaced by a colon and thereafter the following proviso shall be added:-

            “Provided that nothing contained in this Act shall apply to the rights of inheritance to the property of a Muslim”.

 



[1]For statement of objects and reasons, see Gazette of West Pakistan (Extraordinary) 1963, page 1210.

    This Act was passed by the West Pakistan Assembly on 2nd July, 1963; assented to by the Governor of West Pakistan on 11th July, 1963; and, published in the West Pakistan Gazette (Extraordinary), dated 12th July, 1963, pages 3081-82.