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Article 92: Federal Ministers and Ministers of State

1. Subject to clauses (9) and (10) of Article 91, the President shall appoint Federal Ministers and Ministers
of State from amongst the members of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) on the advice of the Prime Minister:

Provided that the number of Federal Ministers and Ministers of State who are members of the Senate shall not at any time exceed one-fourth of the number of Federal Ministers:

Provided further that the total strength of the Cabinet, including Ministers of State, shall not exceed eleven percent of the total membership of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament):

Provided also that the aforesaid amendment shall be effective from the next general election held after the commencement of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010.

2. Before entering upon office, a Federal Minister or Minister of State shall make before the President oath in the form set out in the Third Schedule.

3. A Federal Minister or Minister of State may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office or may be removed from office by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister.


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