Constitutional Law and Pakistan

“Notwithstanding the abeyance of the provisions of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as the Constitution, Pakistan shall, subject to this Order and any other Orders made by the Chief Executive, be governed, as nearly as may be, in accordance with the Constitution”. [Pakistan Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999]


1. Federation of Pakistan v Maulvi Tamizuddin Khan, PLD 1955 Federal Court 240
2. State v. Dosso, PLD 1958 SC 533
3. Asma Jilani v. Government of Punjab, PLD 1972 SC 13
4. Begum Nusrat Bhutto v. Chief of the Army Staff, PLD 1977 SC 657
5. Ansar Burney v. Federation of Pakistan, PLD 1983FSC 73
6. Benazir Bhutto and another v. Federation of Pakistan and another, PLD 1989 SC 66
7. Shirin Munir v. Government of Punjab, PLD 1990 SC 295
8. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif v. President of Pakistan, PLD 1993 SC 473
9. Shehla Zia v. WPADA, PLD 1994 SC 693
10. Merham Ali v. Federation of Pakistan, PLD 1998 SC 1445
11. Al-Jehad Trust, 1999 SCMR 1379
12. Syed Zafar Ali Shah and others v. General Pervez Musharraf, Chief Executive of Pakistan, PLD 2000 SC 869
13. Watan Party v. Federation of Pakistan, PLD 2006 SC 697
14. Tika Iqbal Muhammad Khan v. General Pervez, PLD 2008 SC 615
15. Sindh High Court Bar Association v. Federation of Pakistan, PLD 2010 SC 1151
16. Supreme Court Bar Association v Federation of Pakistan, PLD 2011 SC 269

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  1. The Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973.
  2. Hamid Khan, Constitutional and Political History of Pakistan, Karachi, OUP, 2009, 2 nd Edition.
  3. G.W. Choudhry, Constitutional Development of Pakistan, London, Longman, 1971.
  4. Proclamation of Emergency in Pakistan by General Pervez Musharraf -14/10/1999
  5. Pakistan Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999

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