THE WALLED CITY OF LAHORE AUTHORITY ACT 2012

In the April 2012, the Government of Punjab passed the Walled City of Lahore Authority Act and declared the Walled City of Lahore Authority as an autonomous dedicated body to run the functions of the entire Walled City of Lahore.
The objectives of the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) under the ACT are:
1. Identification and authenticity of the heritage and heritage value of Walled City of Lahore
2. Master plan for conservation and restoration of the heritage of Walled City of Lahore
3. Maintenance and Conservation of the Heritage of Walled City of Lahore.
4. To plan, develop and create an infrastructure to preserve heritage of Walled City of Lahore by providing adequate access through streets, roads, safe pipelines for water and sewerage as well as related electricity and communication networks
5. Temporary take-over of private Buildings by the Authority for restoration of original heritage and then return to owner/occupant
6. Promotion of tourism in Walled City of Lahore
7. Promotion of cultural activity in the Walled City of Lahore