Cutting of trees for Canal Widening Project Lahore

This document provides detail about “Cutting of Trees for Canal Widening Project Lahore” which ultimately enforces stakeholders of this project legally which means anyone will do against it, can be challenged in the court. It also provides detailed design, planning and suggestions for future construction around canal.

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Some Issues of Governance in Pakistan

In this paper, governance is defined as the manner in which power is exercised in the management of a country’s economic and social resources for development. “Good Governance” is then synonymous with sound development practices. Vital reforms for public expenditure may flounder if accounting systems are so weak that budgetary policies cannot be implemented or even monitored; if poor procurement systems encourage corruption and distort public investment priorities. This only illustrates a broader point; good governance is central to creating and sustaining an environment which fosters strong and equitable development. Governments play a key role in the provision of public goods. They establish the rules that make markets work efficiently, and they correct for market failure. In order to play this role, they need revenues, and ‘agents’ to collect these revenues. This in turn requires systems of accountability, adequate and reliable information, and further, efficiency in resource management and delivery of public services.

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The Punjab Katchi Abadis Act, 1992

Whereas it is expedient to make provisions for regularization of Katchi Abadis and to provide for development and improvement thereof.

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Punjab Local Government Bill-2013

Whereas it is expedient to establish an elected local government system to devolve political, administrative and financial responsibility and authority to the elected representatives of the local governments; to promote good governance, effective delivery of services and transparent decision making through institutionalized participation of the people at local level; and, to deal with ancillary matters:

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Punjab Urban Water and Sanitation Policy 2007

The Punjab Urban Water and Sanitation Policy of the Government of the Punjab is intended to guide and support provincial institutions, District Governments, Tehsil Municipal Administrations, Water Utilities and communities for improving water and sanitation services. This policy is a result of wider stakeholder consultations held at the provincial and city level with institutional, primary and secondary stakeholders. The Policy provides an overarching framework for addressing the legal, regulatory, institutional, administrative and environmental issues and challenges faced by the urban water and sanitation sector in cities of Punjab. The policy is consistent with National Sanitation Policy 2006 and National Environment Policy 2005.

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Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Conflict of Interest Bill

This bill is to establish clear conflict of interest and related post-employment principles for public office holders, to minimize the possibility of conflicts arising between the private interests and public duties of public office holders and provide for the resolution of those conflicts in the public interest should they arise, to establish an independent Commission with the mandate to determine the measures necessary to avoid conflicts of interest and to determine whether a contravention of this Act has occurred, to encourage experienced and competent persons to seek and accept public office; and to facilitate interchange between the private and public sector.

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