A Gazette notification has been issued on 3rd May 2021 in connection with Punjab Govt Retirement Age Notification 2021 by the Punjab Government, Law, and Parliamentary Affairs Department.
The detail of said amendment in same is as under;
Punjab Civil Servants (Amendment)Ordinance 2021 | Retirement Age Notification 2021
No.Logis:13-20/2002(P-1): The following Ordinance promulgated by the Governor of Punjab is hereby published for general information:
THE PUNJAB CIVIL SERVANTS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 2021 (OCT OF 2021), An Ordinance to amend the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974. It is necessary to amend the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974 (VIII of 1974) for the purpose of modifying provisions relating to the retirement of civil servants.
The Provincial Assembly of Punjab is not in session and the Governor of Punjab Is satisfied that circumstances exist which render It necessary to take immediate action.
In exercise of the powers conferred under clause (1) of Article 128 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Governor of Punjab Is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance;
1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Ordinance may be cited as the Punjab Civil Servants (Amendment) Ordinance 2021.
(2) This Ordinance shall come into force at once. 2. Amendment of section 12 of Act VIII of 1974.- In the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974 (VIII of 1974), in section 12, In subsection (1), for clause (l1), the following shall be substituted:
(II) where no direction is given under clause (1):
- (a) on completion of the sixtieth year of his age; or
- (b) voluntarily, on completion of twenty-five years of service or on attaining fifty-five years of age, whichever is later.