Police Order 2002
GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN
Ministry of Law, Justice, Human Rights and Parliamentary Affairs
(Law, Justice and Human Right Division)
No.F.2(4)/2002-Pub Islamabad, the 14th August, 2002.
The following Order promulgated by the Chief Executive
is hereby published for general information:-
CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S ORDER NO. 22 OF 2002
to reconstruct and regulate the police;
WHEREAS the police has an obligation and duty to function according to the Constitution, law, and democratic aspirations of the people;
AND WHEREAS such functioning of the police requires it to be professional, service-oriented, and accountable to the people;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to redefine the police role, its duties and responsibilities;
AND WHEREAS it is necessary to reconstruct the police for efficient prevention and detection of crime, and maintenance of public order;
AND WHEREAS the Chief Executive is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and 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:-
1. Short title, extent and commencement. – (1) This Order may be called the Police Order, 2002.
(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan.
(3) It shall come into force at once except in the Islamabad Capital Territory where it shall come into force on the date the local government assume office in the said territory (Chief Executive’s Order No. 36 of 2002 dated 13th November, 2002) .
2. Definitions. - (1) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires, -
(i) ‘Administration’ includes management of administrative, operational and financial functions;
(ii) ‘Capital City Police...