Applicable Laws on Trust Registration in Pakistan

Applicable Laws on Trust Registration in Pakistan

Following Applicable Laws on Trust Registration in Pakistan

NGOs/NPOs/WELFARE SOCITIES FRAMEWORK IN PAKISTAN

LAWS & REGULATIONS OF NGOs/WELFARE SOCTIES REGISTRATION IN PAKISTAN

There are following main laws applicable for registration of NGOs in Pakistan:

  • The Societies Registration Act 1860
  • The voluntary Social welfare Agency (Registration& Control) Ordinance,1961
  • The Trust Act ,1882 /Punjab Trust Act 2020/ Sindh Trust Act 2020/ ICT Trust Act 2020
  • Companies Act 2017 (Section 42)

Process under The Punjab Trust Act 2020

Administrative at Provincial & District level by Assistant Commissioner

  • Minimum 1 Author,1 Trustee and 1 Beneficiary
  • Trust of Immoveable Property (Non-Testamentary declaring of property to be transferred and registered in the name of Trust)
  • Trust of Moveable Property (Non-Testamentary declaring of property to be transferred and registered in the name of Trust)
  • Trust Deed
  • Compete Profile and identification details of Author, Trustees & Beneficiaries,
  • Registration:
  • Apply to Assistant Commissioner (AC)
  • Assistant Commissioner will forward to Director of Land records, Punjab (Director)
  • Director will verify the record through investigating & Prosecuting Agencies (NAB, FIA, FBR, ANF etc.)
  • After verification reports by agencies, Director issue certificate of registration
  • Revenue Department of Punjab

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