Government of the Punjab, Local Government & Community Development Department has issued the official Notification letter on 17th February, 2020 in connection with violation of the Punjab marriage functions Act 2016.
I have been directed to Inform that the Competent Authority has desired for Immediate action for the enforcement of the subject Act with the following recommendations:
i). Local administration should be directed to enforce the law across the board in letter and spirit:
ii). Those Involved in illegalities and violations should be proceeded against properly and the cases be vigorously pursued in the courts of law
iii). Zero tolerance policy should be employed in case of aerial firing and fireworks.
iv). It has also been observed that marriage functions are being arranged in parks and farmhouses situated in residential area where loud music and other violations are openly committed causing nuisance for locals. This tendency should also be checked.
The above referred directions may be complied with letter and spirit.