NWFP Public Service Commission
The Institution of Public Service Commission, for the first time evolved under the Government of India Act, 1935. Subsequently, Federal Public Service Commission and Provincial Public Service Commissions established under Section 264 265 and 266 ibid of the Act. The Functions of the Commission were enumerated under Section 266 ibid. The Functions of the Federal/ Provincial Public Services Commission so established were further defined and specified under the (Limitation of Functions/ Regulations).These regulations were allowed to continue in the independence act 1947. Again in the Constitution of 1956 and 1962, the role of the Commission was defined with vast functions under Articles 188 and 186 respectively. On the promulgation of 1973 Constitution, the Commissions were to be established by the Act of Parliament / Assembly as provided under Article 242 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973.
The Act for establishment of NWFP Public Service Commission was accordingly passed by the Provincial Assembly in 1973. However, this act was subsequently repealed and replaced with the NWFP Public Service Commission Ordinance, 1978.