The Gilgit–Baltistan Council has been established as per Article 33 of Gilgit–Baltistan (Empowerment & Self Governance) Order, 2009. Its Chairman is the Prime Minister of Pakistan and Governor Gilgit–Baltistan is the Vice-Chairman. It can legislate on 53 subjects as provided in Schedule III of the Order.
- "Gilgit-Baltistan Council". Gilgit-Baltistan Council. Retrieved 20 July 2013.