Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act, 2006

Here you will find the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act, 2006. This law is about the government employees work efficiency, discipline and accountability. Every Punjab government employee should follow these rules and regulations during his job.

PUNJAB EMPLOYEES EFFICIENCY, DISCIPLINE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, 2006

NOTIFICATION 17th October 2006

No. PAP-Legis-2(32)/2005/871. The Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Bill 2005, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab on 2 October 2006, and assented to by the Governor of the Punjab on 13 October 2006, is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.

THE PUNJAB EMPLOYEES EFFICIENCY, DISCIPLINE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT 2006

ACT XII OF 2006

[First published, after having received the assent of the Governor of the Punjab, in the Gazette of the Punjab (Extraordinary) dated 17 October 2006.]

An Act to provide for proceedings against the employees in government and corporation service in relation to their efficiency, discipline and accountability.

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Preamble.- Whereas it is expedient and necessary in the public interest and for good governance to provide measures for improvement of efficiency, discipline and accountability of employees in government and corporation service and matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

1. Short title, extent, commencement and application.- (1) This Act may be called the Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act, 2006.

(2) It extends to the whole of the Punjab.

(3) It shall come into force at once.

(4) It shall apply to-

(i) employees in government service;

(ii) employees in corporation service; and

(iii) retired employees of government and corporation service; provided that proceedings under this Act are initiated against them during their service or within one year after their retirement.

2. Definitions.- In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context-

(a) ‘accused’ means a person who is or has been an employee and against whom action is initiated under this Act;

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(b) ‘appellate authority’ means the authority next above the competent authority to which an appeal lies against the orders of the competent authority;

(c) ‘appointing authority’ in relation to an employee or class of employees means an appointing authority declared or notified as such by an order of the Government or organization or under the rules, etc., as may be applicable to such employee or class of employees;

(d) ‘charge’ means allegations framed against the accused pertaining to acts of omission and commission cognizable under this Act;

(e) ‘Chief Minister’ means the Chief Minister of the Punjab;

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