The Punjab Civil Administration Ordinance 2016
Basic purpose of law is to institute a comprehensive system of civil administration in the Punjab for efficient administration and improved service delivery to the people. Its preamble says that it is essential to institute a comprehensive system of civil administration in the Punjab for efficient administration, improved service delivery, better coordination, supervision and regulatory enforcement, and for other related matters.
This is 20th ordinance of 2016, which is also the last in year 2016, and it was promulgated on 31 December 2016. Punjab Government implemented this law in order to control the civil administration. After enforcement of Punjab Local Government Ordinance all over the Punjab, this Ordinance is basic tool for Provincial Government to control the administration at District level.
With the promulgation of this Ordinance, the powerful post of DCO (District Coordination Officer) is abolished and replaced by another power post of DC (Deputy Commissioner). This Ordinance also created posts of Additional Commissioner, Additional Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Commissioner.
Under this law Punjab Government shall appoint Commissioner for every Division, Deputy Commissioner for every District and Assistant Commissioner for every Tehsil. All the above mentioned officers are representative of Provincial Government who will coordinate the work of all officers and public facilities for the purpose of integrated development, efficient use of public resources and effective service delivery.
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