The Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act 2006 (PEEDA Act 2006)
The Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act 2006, commonly known as PEEDA Act (or peeda act) was promulgated in 2006. The basic purpose of this act is to provide for proceedings against the employees in government and corporation service in relation to their efficiency, discipline and accountability. PEEDA Act was passed in order to improve the performance and efficiency of Civil Servants in Province of Punjab.
Good Governance is major issue in all parts of Pakistan. Through this Act Government tried to improve the governance level by updating rules regarding performance of civil servants. Preamble of this Act says, 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.
PEEDA Act apply to the employees in government of Punjab and employees in corporation service. According to section 3 of PEEDA Act there are four grounds for proceedings against employee;
- Inefficient or has ceased to be efficient for any reason
- Guilty of misconduct
- Guilty of corruption or is reasonably considered to be corrupt
- Engaged or is reasonably believed to be engaged in subversive activities and his retention in service is prejudicial to national security, or is guilty of disclosure of official secrets to any unauthorized person.
PEEDA Act was passed in 2006 and after that amended twice. First Amendment in PEEDA Act came in 2012 and second amendment came in 2014.
The Punjab Employees Efficiency, Discipline and Accountability Act 2006 (PEEDA Act 2006) Free PDF Download
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