The Board of Revenue is the successor of the office of the Financial Commissioner.
It was originally constituted under the provisions of West Pakistan Board of Revenue
Act, 1957, which on dissolution of One Unit in 1970, became the Board of Revenue,
The Board is the controlling authority in all matters connected with the administration
of land, collection of government dues including land taxes, land revenue, preparation
of land records and other matters relating thereto.
The Board is the custodian of the rights of the land holders and is the highest
Revenue Court in the Province with Appellate/Provisional jurisdiction against orders
of subordinate revenue officers/courts including Commissioners and Collectors. All
Revenue Officers and Revenue Courts are subject to the general superintendence and
control of the Board of Revenue.
The Board itself is subject to the administrative control of the Provincial Government.