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Laws of Pakistan – Library

Laws of Pakistan: A Comprehensive and Authoritative Resource

This page serves as a comprehensive gateway to the intricate and dynamic legal landscape of Pakistan. Designed for legal professionals, researchers, and individuals seeking informed guidance, it offers a structured approach to exploring the diverse laws governing the nation.

Navigating the Legal System:

Pakistan’s legal framework draws upon multiple sources, including:

  • Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan: The bedrock of the legal system, outlining fundamental rights, governance principles, and the judicial structure.
  • Legislation: Acts passed by the Parliament and provincial assemblies encompassing various domains like criminal justice, civil law, and economic regulations.
  • Presidential Ordinances: Temporary legislative pronouncements by the President, subject to parliamentary approval.
  • Subordinate Legislation: Rules, regulations, and notifications issued by relevant authorities under specific Acts.
  • Judicial Precedents: Judgments by the Supreme Court and High Courts setting legal precedents guiding lower courts and interpretations of law.

Exploring Legal Categories:

This page acts as a directory, providing access to detailed information on diverse legal domains through dedicated subpages or authoritative links. Here are some key areas accessible for exploration:

  • Constitutional Law: Examine the foundational principles enshrined in the Constitution, encompassing fundamental rights, the structure of government, and power distribution.
  • Criminal Law: Investigate the offenses defined and punishments prescribed by the Pakistan Penal Code and other criminal statutes.
  • Civil Law: Delve into matters related to contracts, property, family law, torts, and civil disputes.
  • Commercial Law: Discover the legal framework governing businesses, corporations, financial transactions, and economic activities.
  • Tax Law: Navigate the intricacies of taxation in Pakistan, including income tax, sales tax, and customs duties.
  • Labor Law: Gain insights into the legal rights and regulations governing employment relationships and worker protections.
  • Human Rights Law: Access information on Pakistan’s human rights commitments and legal mechanisms for upholding them.
  • International Law: Explore Pakistan’s obligations under international treaties and agreements, and their impact on domestic law.

Valuable Resources:

See below for the laws we have available on our site

THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS (OATHS AND FEES) ACT, 1948

THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS (OATHS AND FEES) ACT, 1948

THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS (OATHS AND FEES) ACT, 1948   The Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Oaths and Fees) Act, 1948, is a piece of legislation that pertains to the administration of oaths and the collection of fees by diplomatic and consular officers representing Pakistan abroad. This act outlines the legal procedures and requirements for …

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THE DEPUTY CHAIRMAN AND DEPUTY SPEAKER (SALARIES, ALLOWANCE AND PRIVILEGES) ACT, 1975

THE DEPUTY CHAIRMAN AND DEPUTY SPEAKER (SALARIES, ALLOWANCE AND PRIVILEGES) ACT, 1975

THE DEPUTY CHAIRMAN AND DEPUTY SPEAKER (SALARIES, ALLOWANCE AND PRIVILEGES) ACT, 1975   The Deputy Chairman and Deputy Speaker (Salaries, Allowance, and Privileges) Act, 1975, is a piece of legislation in Pakistan that addresses the salaries, allowances, and privileges granted to the Deputy Chairman of the Senate and the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly. …

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THE DELIMITATION OF CONSTITUENCIES ACT, 1974

THE DELIMITATION OF CONSTITUENCIES ACT, 1974

THE DELIMITATION OF CONSTITUENCIES ACT, 1974   The Delimitation of Constituencies Act, 1974, is a significant piece of legislation in Pakistan that pertains to the process of delimiting electoral constituencies for various legislative bodies in the country, including the National Assembly and provincial assemblies. Delimitation involves the division of a region or jurisdiction into smaller …

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THE DEGREE AWARDING STATUS TO DAWOOD COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, KARACHI ACT, 2010

THE DEGREE AWARDING STATUS TO DAWOOD COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, KARACHI ACT, 2010

THE DEGREE AWARDING STATUS TO DAWOOD COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, KARACHI ACT, 2010   ACT NO. XXIII OF 2010 The “Degree Awarding Status to Dawood College of Engineering and Technology, Karachi Act, 2010” is an important piece of legislation in Pakistan that granted degree-awarding status to Dawood College of Engineering and Technology (DCET) in …

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THE DAR-UL-MADINA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ISLAMABAD ACT, 2013

THE DAR-UL-MADINA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ISLAMABAD ACT, 2013

THE DAR-UL-MADINA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY ISLAMABAD ACT, 2013   I apologize, but I do not have specific information regarding the “Dar-ul-Madina International University Islamabad Act, 2013” in my current database, as my knowledge only goes up until January 2022. The existence and details of such an act may not be widely available in publicly accessible sources. …

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THE CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT (SPECIAL COURT) ACT, 1976

THE CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT (SPECIAL COURT) ACT, 1976

THE CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT (SPECIAL COURT) ACT, 1976   Welcome to the 24Justice page discussing the Criminal Law Amendment (Special Court) Act, 1976. In this section, we will provide you with an overview of this significant piece of legislation in Pakistan. The Criminal Law Amendment (Special Court) Act, 1976, addresses the establishment and jurisdiction of …

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