Punjab Information of Temporary Residents Ordinance 2015
(ORDINANCE II OF 2015)
This is an important piece of legislation which is promulgated on 8th January 2015 by Punjab Government. Its purpose is to provide and share the information of tenants and other temporary residents. It is the need of time to obtain information about tenants and other temporary residents; to develop a database of such persons; to effectively combat terrorism and other crimes; to use such information for investigation and prosecution of certain offences.
Under this law all property dealers, landlords and tenants are bound to provide information about any new tenant or to whom a property is given on rent. This law also provides that information must be given if a guest arrives in any hostel. Any person who fails to abbey law under this act will be punished with imprisonment up to 6 months and fine up to 10000 rupees.
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