clause (2) of Article 3 of the Legal Framework Order, 2002
(Chief Executive's Order No. 24 of 2002) provides that if
any difficulty arises in giving effect to any of the provisions
of the said Order, the Chief Executive may pass or promulgate
such order for removing the difficulty as he may deem fit;
WHEREAS as a result of the General Elections the composition
of the National Assembly is such that no single political
party has a clear majority in the Parliament.
WHEREAS political parties are having parleys and may arrive
at a consensus which may necessitate amendments in the Law
and the Constitution.
WHEREAS difficulties have arisen as a consequence of the above.
AND WHEREAS it is necessary to remove such difficulties.
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency
of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, read with the Provisional
Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers
enabling him in that behalf, the Chief Executive of the Islamic
Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the
following Order :-
Short title and commencement.-(1) This Order may be
called the Legal Framework (Removal of Difficulty) Order,
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Chief Executive to act as such till Prime Minister takes
oath of his office.-Notwithstanding anything contained
in the Constitution or any other law for the time being in
force, the Chief Executive shall continue to act as such and
shall perform all functions, exercise all powers and pass
all appropriate Orders till the Prime Minister takes oath
of office in accordance with the Constitution.