Law of Pakistan

  • Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 - Social Media" means any social media application or service or communication channel dedicated to community based input, interaction, content, sub content sharing and collaboration, and includes Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, Dailymotion, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit, TikTok and any other such application and service;
  • Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan-1973 - Any person who abrogates or attempts or conspires to abrogate, subverts or attempts or conspires to subvert the Constitution by use of force or show of force or by other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.
  • Consular Affairs Directorate of Pakistan and Consular Services to Overseas Pakistanis and foreigners - Power of Attorney from abroad is required to be attested by Pakistan Embassy/Consulate in that country. After obtaining the confirmation of its genuineness from the concerned Embassy/ Consulate, the Ministry will attest it. For this purpose, attorney appointed in Pakistan is required to come in person with original Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC).
  • Federal Tax Ombudsman Pakistan - The Federal Tax Ombudsman and authorized Staff Members shall have the authority to informally conciliate, amicably resolve, stipulate, settle or ameliorate any grievance without written memorandum and without the necessity of docketing any complaint or issuing any official notice.
  • INVESTIGATION FOR FAIR TRIAL ACT 2013-Pakistan - An Act to provide for investigation for collection of evidence by means of modern techniques and devices to prevent and effectively deal with scheduled offences and to regulate the powers of the law enforcement and intelligence agencies .
  • JURISDICTION OF THE HIGH COURT OF BALOCHISTAN - JURISDICTION-One superior court cannot issue a “Order” to another superior court of co-ordinate jurisdiction, nor can such a court issue an order to itself. The basis of this rule is that orders made under this Article are issued for the purpose or correction of errors in the exercise of extraordinary jurisdiction and since superior courts are entitled to credit from other courts for acting within their own jurisdiction, the question of issue of a writ to them would not arise.
  • List of Pakistan`s Foreign Agreements - Arms Control and Disarmament Issues: List of Agreements 1. Agreement on Pre-Notification of Flight Testing of Ballistic Missiles. 2. Agreement on Reducing the Risk from Accidents Relating to Nuclear Weapons. 3. Agreement […]
  • National Judicial Policy of Pakistan-2009 - The Policy seeks to achieve its objectives, by efficient utilisation of existing resources. We have to operate by remaining within the given legal/procedural framework. The laws are indeed time-tested.
  • National Ombudsman to fight Maladministration in Pakistan - Fighting against Maladministration in Pakistan Refer: Establishment of the Office of Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) Order, 1983 Appointment of Mohtasib (1) There shall be a Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman), who shall be appointed by […]
  • National Reconciliation Ordinance- Pakistan - WHEREAS it is expedient to promote national reconciliation, foster mutual trust and confidence amongst holders of public office and remove the vestiges of political vendetta and victimization, to make the election process more transparent and to amend certain laws for that purpose and for matters connected therewith and ancillary thereto
  • Pakistan Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Act 1994 - WHEREAS it is expedient to constitute a maritime agency to provide a for the regulation of maritime activities and to safeguard the maritime interests of Pakistan and for mattes connected therewith or ancillary thereto
  • Property Laws:Pakistan-Punjab - Cantonment Board Clifton [Karachi] Building Bye-laws, 2007 Colonization of Government L and (Punjab) Act, 1912 Easement Act, 1882 Evacuee Trust Property Management and Disposal Act, 1975 Federal Government L and and Building […]
  • SINDH GOVERNMENT RULES OF BUSINESS 1986 - the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Governor of Sindh is pleased to make the following rules which shall have effect from 20th November, 1986.
  • Sindh High Court Appellate Side Rules - The Sindh High Court Rules (Appellate Side) PART I GENERAL CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1 Short title- These rules may be cited as “The Sindh High Court (Appellate Side) Rules 2012”. 2 Commencement- […]
  • THE ANTIQUITIES ACT 1975 - “ancient”, in relation to an antiquity, means an antiquity which has been in existence for a period of not less than seventy-five years
  • THE CHARITABLE AND RELIGIOUS TRUSTS ACT 1920 - WHEREAS it is expedient to provide facilities for the obtaining of information regarding trusts created for public purposes of a charitable or religious nature, and to enable the trustees of such trusts to obtain the directions of a Court on certain matters, and to make special provision for the payment of the expenditure incurred in certain suits against the trustees of such trusts;
  • THE CHILD MARRIAGE RESTRAINT ACT 1929 - "child" means a person who, if a male, is under eighteen years of age, and if a female, is under sixteen years of age;
  • THE DEFAMATION ORDINANCE 2002 - Where defamation shall be proved to have occurred, the Court may pass order directing the defendant to tender an apology, if acceptable to the plaintiff, and publish the same in similar manner and with the same prominence as the defamatory statement made and pay reasonable compensatory damages as general damages with a minimum of Rs.50,000/-  and in addition thereto, any special damage incurred that is proved by the plaintiff to the satisfaction of the Court
  • THE FAMILY COURTS ACT 1964 - WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision for the establishment of Family Courts for the expeditious settlement and disposal of disputes relating to marriage and family affairs and for matters connected therewith
  • THE FOREST ACT 1927 - “forest’ means a reserved forest, protected forest, unclassed forest and village forest and includes wasteland or rangeland;
  • THE HIGH TREASON (PUNISHMENT) ACT 1973- PAKISTAN - Any person who abrogates or attempts or conspires to abrogate, subverts or attempts or conspires to subvert the Constitution by use of force or show of force or by other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.
  • THE INJURED PERSONS (MEDICAL AID) ACT 2004 - “Injured person” means a person injured due to traffic accident, assault or any other cause who is in need of an immediate treatment-Where an injured person is brought to a hospital, he shall be provided medical aid without delay on priority basis over all other medico-legal formalities-No police official or officer shall interrupt or interfere during the period an injured person is under treatment in a hospital except with the written permission of the Incharge of the hospital.
  • THE LAND REFORMS REGULATION 1972 - THE LAND REFORMS REGULATION 1972 [Punjab] PART I-PRELIMINARY 1. Short title, extent and commencement. 2. Definitions 3. Regulation to override other laws etc. PART II-CONSTITUTION AND POWERS OF LAND COMMISSIONS 4. Constitution […]
  • THE MUSIC IN MUSLIM SHRINES ACT 1942 - If any woman or girl sings to the accompaniment of a musical instrument or dances with or without a musical instrument in a Muslim Shrine, she shall be guilty of an offence under this Act and shall be liable on conviction to be punished with fine not exceeding five hundred rupees or with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding six months or with both such fine and imprisonment.
  • THE MUSLIM FAMILY LAWS ORDINANCE 1961 - An Ordinance to give effect to certain recommendations of the Commission on Marriage and Family Laws
  • THE POLICE ORDER 2002 - THE POLICE ORDER 2002 – Pakistan (C.E. Order No.22 of 2002) C O N T E N T S ARTICLE HEADING CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. Short title, extent and commencement. 2. Definitions. […]
  • THE PRISONS ACT 1894 - WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the law relating to prisons in Pakistan, and to provide rules for the regulation of such prisons
  • THE PUNJAB BAIT-UL-MAL ACT 1991 - THE PUNJAB BAIT-UL-MAL ACT, 1991 Act VII of 1991 C O N T E N T S SECTION HEADING 1. Short title, extent and commencement. 2. Bait-ul-Mal Council. 3. Functions of the […]
  • THE SINDH CRIMINAL PROSECUTION SERVICE ACT 2009 - “Prosecutor” means the Prosecutor General, Additional Prosecutor General, Deputy Prosecutor General, Assistant Prosecutor General, District Public Prosecutor, Deputy District Public Prosecutor, Assistant District Public Prosecutor and a Public Prosecutor appointed under this Act and shall be deemed to be the Public Prosecutor under the Code;
  • The Sindh Prosecutors Rules 2006 - A Prosecutor appointed on contract basis shall hold office for a non-extendable period of three years during the pleasure of Government. A Prosecutor appointed on contract basis shall be liable to be removed from his office at any time, if he is guiltily of any act or conduct which, in the opinion of Government, is incompatible with his duties as such prosecutor
  • THE SUITS VALUATION ACT, 1887 - THE SUITS VALUATION ACT, 1887 [PAKISTAN] (Act VII of 1887) C O N T E N T S SECTIONS 1. Title. 2. Extent and commencement of Part I. 3. Power of Provincial […]
  • THE TRANSPLANTATION OF HUMAN ORGANS AND TISSUES ACT 2010 - Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, a living donor who is not less than eighteen years of age, may, during his lifetime, voluntarily donate any organ or tissue of his body to any other living person genetically and legally related, who is a close blood relative and the donation of organ or part or tissue by such person for therapeutic purpose shall be regulated in the manner as may be prescribed. In the case of regenerative tissue, i.e. stem cells, there is no restriction of age between siblings.

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