NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF PAKISTAN Islamabad, the 12th September, 1972 ACT NO IX OF 1972 An Act to give effect in Pakistan to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1961, and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 1963. WHEREAS Pakistan has acceded to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1961, and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 1963; AND WHEREAS it […]
Ehtram-e-Ramazan Ordinance, 1981 Enforcement of Shari’ah Act, 1991 Pakistan Madrash Education (Establishment and Affiliation of Model Dini Madaris) Board Ordinance, 2001 Publication of the Holy Quran (Elimination of Printing Errors) Act, 1973 […]
Under the Constitution of Pakistan
251. National language. (1) The National language of Pakistan is Urdu, and arrangements shall be made for its being used for official and other purposes within fifteen years from the commencing day. (2) Subject […]
Vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister.− (1) A resolution for a vote of no-confidence moved by not less than twenty per centum of the total membership of the National Assembly may be passed against the […]
31.Islamic way of life− (1) Steps shall be taken to enable the Muslims of Pakistan, individually and collectively, to order their lives in accordance with the fundamental principles and basic concepts of Islam and to […]
No property shall be compulsorily acquired or taken possession of save for a public purpose, and save by the authority of law which provides for compensation therefor and either fixes the amount of compensation or specifies the principles on and the manner
in which compensation is to be determined and given.
19.Freedom of speech, etc.− Every citizen shall have the right to freedom of speech and expression, and there shall be freedom of the press, subject to any reasonable restrictions imposed by law in the interest […]
High treason.− (1) Any person who abrogates or subverts or suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance, the Constitution by use of force […]
The Republic and its territories.− (1) Pakistan shall be a Federal Republic to be known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as Pakistan. (2) The territories of Pakistan shall comprise […]
Article 175A. Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court, High Courts and the Federal Shariat Court (1) There shall be a Judicial Commission of Pakistan, hereinafter in this Article referred to as […]
ARTICLE- 209, SUPREME JUDICIAL COUNCIL (1) There shall be a Supreme Judicial Council of Pakistan, in this Chapter referred to as the Council. (2) The Council shall consist of, (a) the Chief […]
The 17th Amendment to the Constitution brought a significant change in Article 209 of the Constitution. Prior to the Amendment, the Council could process only such matters as were referred to it […]
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had introduced the 13th amendment in the interim constitution of AJK on May 31, 2018.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had introduced the 13th amendment in the interim constitution of AJK on May 31, 2018. Moreover, instead of originating the bill either in the council or the […]
In 1970 the system of adult franchise was adopted and a democratic setup was introduced in Azad Jammu and Kashmir through Azad Jammu and Kashmir Act, 1970. For the first time, the […]
THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898. As amended by Act II of 1997 PART I – PRELIMINARY CHAPTER I 1. Short title Commencement Extent 2. [Repealed by Act X of 1914] 3. […]
Pakistan Penal Code (XLV OF1860) [6th October, 1860] CONTENTS CHAPTER – I INTRODUCTION Preamble 1. Title and extent of operation of the Code 2. Punishment of offences committed within Pakistan 3. Punishment of […]
SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN NOTIFICATION Rawalpindi, the 20th November, 1980 THE SUPREME COURT RULES, 1980 S.R.O.1159(I)/80.- – In exercise of the powers conferred under Article 191 of the Constitution of the Islamic […]
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