Special Institutions

Punjab Information Commission

Punjab Information Commission was established under Section-5 of the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act, 2013 to enforce "RTI" that enables citizens to hold public officials to account for their actions, demand for rights and better services, take a stand against corrupt practices. Punjab Information Commission is an appellate authority and decides complaint, lodged against a public body, within 30-days of its receipt. The Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Rules, 2014 have also been framed under the Act

Punjab Film Censor Board

The Central Board of Film Censors has been devolved by virtue of 18th Amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan and branch office at Lahore was transferred to the Information & Culture Department, Government of the Punjab. The Federal Law “Motion Picture Ordinance, 1979” has been adopted through an Act "Punjab Motion Pictures (Amendment) Act, 2012” (X of 2013)" after certain amendments. The Punjab Censorship of Films Rules, 2013 have also been framed. PFCB censors films prior to exhibition in Punjab.