Pakistan Telecommunications (Re-Organization) Act, 1996

Pakistan Telecommunications (Re-Organization) Act, 1996 is an Act further to amend the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860. WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 (Act XLV of 1860) for the purposes hereinafter appearing:

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

1. Short title, extent, and commencement.-(1) This Act may be called the Pakistan Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1996.

2. It extends to the whole of Pakistan.

3. It shall come into force at once.

1. Amendment of Section 381, (Act XLV of 1860).-In the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860, (Act XLV of 1860), in section 381A, the following Explanation shall be added at the end, namely:-

Explanation:-Theft of an electric motor of a tube well or transformer shall be within the meaning of this section.

An Act to provide for re-organization of telecommunication system

WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for re-organization of a telecommunication system in Pakistan by establishing the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, the Frequency Allocation Board, National Telecommunication Corporation and the Pakistan Telecommunication Employees Trust, regulation of telecommunication industry, transfer of telecommunication services to the private sector, and for matter connected therewith or incidental thereto;

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It is hereby enacted as follows:-

CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY

1. Short title, extent, and commencement.-(1) This Act may be called Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-organization)Act, 1996.

(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan.

(3) 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 Pakistan Telecommunication Authority established under section 3.

b.” basic telephone service” means the provision of any telecommunication service which consists of:-

i. two-way live voice telephone service, in digital form or otherwise, over any public fixed switched network or between base stations or switches or modes of any public mobile switched network,

ii. real-time transmission or reception of facsimile images over a public fixed switched network,

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