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SC directs Sindh govt to establish empowered local bodies departments


Islamabad: Tuesday’s court (SC) guided the local agency institutional institution in the Dunding government in the province.

While announcing the judgment of the Passenger (MQM-P) proposed by Muttahida Qaumi Sports – Pakistan (MQM-P), the chief government of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed commented that the local government is based on the constitution of the 140-A The constitution is composed of autonomous local institutions.

The provincial government cannot launch any project that comes under the jurisdiction of the local government. Devising master plan and its execution is the responsibility of the LG institutions, the court remarked.

The court also annulled Article 74 and Article 75 of Sindh Local Government Act which are related to the transfer of functions from councils to government and commercial schemes.

Later, Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Murad Ali Shah said that the provincial government has accepted the ruling of SC regarding authority of local bodies departments.

Conversation with media, CM said if they find any unsuitable people to appeal, and notify the provincial authorities fully comply with the 140A. He asked if all representatives should reach a family, and if local Members were granted the Prime Minister (PM), CM and Cabinet authorities.

It is to be mentioned here that MQM-P had challenged the SLGA 2013 in SC in October 2013. The act was passed into law by Sindh Assembly on August 19.

The APEX court held a decision on MQM applications on October 26, 2020.

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