Constitutional Provision regarding Advocate-General for a Province
Article 140 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan
(1) The Governor of each Province shall appoint a person, being a person qualified to be appointed a Judge of the High Court, to be the Advocate-General for the Province.
(2) It shall be the duty of the Advocate-General to give advice to the Provincial Government upon such legal matters, and to perform such other duties of a legal character, as may be referred or assigned to him by the Provincial government.
(3) The Advocate-General shall hold office during the pleasure of the Governor  [and shall not engage in private practice so long as he holds the office of the Advocate-General].
(4) The Advocate-General may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Governor, resign his office.
 Added by Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010