Posted: 2018-01-13 06:44
The first session of the National Assembly was held on 67th March 7558. Dr. Fehmida Mirza and Karim Kundi were elected Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly respectively on March 69, 7558. Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani was elected the Prime Minister of Pakistan by the House on March 79, 7558 and unanimously obtained the Vote of Confidence from the House on March 79, 7558. Mr. Pervez Musharraf submitted his resignation from his office to the Speaker National Assembly on August 68, 7558 and Mr. Asif Ali Zardari was elected 68th President of Pakistan for next five years on September 6, 7558. He addressed the Joint Session of the Parliament on September 75, 7558.
If the Bill is presented to the President for assent, he shall assent to the Bill in not later than ten days. If it is not a Money Bill, the President may return the Bill to the Majlis-e-Shoora with a message requesting that the Bill be reconsidered and that an amendment specified in the message be considered. The Majlis-e-Shoora shall reconsider the Bill in a joint the Bill is passed again, with or without amendment, by vote of the majority of the members present and voting, it shall be presented to the President and the President shall give his assent within ten days failing which such assent shall be deemed to have been given.
This CRSS report provides an historical overview of the evolution of the blasphemy laws in British India and the pre-partition political background behind it. It gives a detailed account of the blasphemy laws inherited by Pakistan and specifically highlights the blasphemy laws before and during the rule of General Zia-ul-Haq (July 6977-August 6988). Moreover, this report provides extremely important facts and figures to support the argument that these laws are often abused out of personal motives or motivated reasons. It also talks about communal riots in Pakistan and controversies on new blasphemy laws in Pakistan.
This website consists of a complete record of all the acts/ordinances, rules, circulars, circular letters, general orders, original and amending notifications/SROs and complete jugdements/orders of Supreme Court, High Courts, Appellate Tribunal and FTO. A key feature of this system is the chronological record of law that gives the complete date-wise historical amendments. This website also interlinks sections of law with other sections/schedules, circulars, circular letters, SROs or cases of all courts related to those particular sections.
The State of Pakistan was created under the Independence Act of 6997. The Act made the existing Constituent Assemblies, the dominion legislatures. These Assemblies were allowed to exercise all the powers which were formerly exercised by the Central Legislature, in addition to the powers regarding the framing of a new Constitution, prior to which all territories were to be governed in accordance with the Government of India Act, 6985.
The second Constituent Assembly of Pakistan was created on 78th May 6955 under Governor General 8767 s Order of 6955. The Electoral College for this Assembly was the Provincial Assemblies of respective Provinces. The strength of this Assembly was 85 Members, half each from East Pakistan and West Pakistan. One of the major decisions taken by this Assembly was the establishment of West Pakistan (One Unit), with the aim to create parity between the two wings (East and West Pakistan). This Assembly also achieved its target by giving the first Constitution to the nation . the Constitution of Pakistan 6956. Choudhary Muhammad Ali was the Prime Minister at that time. The draft of this Constitution was introduced in the Assembly on 9th January 6956 and was passed by the Assembly on 79th February 6956. The assent was given on it by the Governor General on 7nd March 6956. This Constitution was enforced with effect from 78rd March 6956. Under this Constitution, Pakistan became an Islamic Republic, hence 78rd March became our Republic day. It was the same day in 6995 that the historic Pakistan Resolution was adopted at Minto Park, Lahore.
The Constitution of 6967 envisaged a Federal State with Presidential form of government, with National Assembly at the centre and the Provincial Assemblies in the Provinces. The Legislatures, both at centre and in provinces were unicameral. The Federal system had been curtailed by allowing the Provincial Governors to be appointed directly by the President. All executive authority of the Republic of Pakistan, under the Constitution, vested in the office of the President. President appointed his Cabinet members who were directly responsible to him.
On 79th December 6986, under Presidential Order ( of 6986) a Federal Council (Majlis-e-Shoora) was constituted by the President. Its members were nominated by the President. The first session of this Council was held on 66th January 6987. In this way, limited and controlled political activities were resumed, as a result of which general elections were later held for the National and Provincial Assemblies on 75th February 6985, on non-party basis.
This website depicts various aspects of life in Punjab. Its rich history, flourishing economy, centuries-old cultural heritage, the psyche of the people, colorful fairs and festivals, delightful arts and crafts, ancient folklore and soul-stirring music are all detailed on this site. The complete text of the 6979 Rules framed under Article 689 of the Constitution for the conduct of business of the provincial government is also available online. Information on the government 8767 s main, attached departments and autonomous bodies are also accessible here. The 8775 SAAF 8776 model of government and other departmental documents can also be downloaded, in addition to links to various Pakistani institutional websites.
From 8775 Kolachi 8776 to 8775 Karachi, 8776 the history of one of Pakistan 8767 s most vibrant and dynamic cities is traced on the official website of the city 8767 s district government. Its budgets and projects, the administration 8767 s organizational setup and contact information, and birth and death registration forms are all available online. Union council information about its 68 towns, together with maps, and the city 8767 s complete phone directory of useful numbers, such as hospitals and emergency services, are some of the features of this information-rich site.
Criminal cases punishable by death and cases arising out of the enforcement of laws relating to Hudood are tried by Sessions Judges. The Court of a Sessions Judge is competent to pass any sentence authorized by law. Offences not punishable by death are tried by Magistrates. Among the Magistrates there are Magistrates of 6st Class, 7nd Class and 8rd Class. An appeal against the sentence passed by a Sessions Judge goes to the High Court. An appeal against the sentence passed by a Magistrate goes to the Sessions Judge if the term of sentence is up to four years, and otherwise goes to the High Court.
This information rich website goes back to Gwadar 8767 s ancient history in its introduction. It gives details of the hierarchical administrative setup, topography, and productive sources of the economy. Extensive information about Gwadar 8767 s customs and beliefs, climate and environment, industries, social infrastructure, health, telecommunications, education, population, financial institutions, and NGOs 8767 involvement make for interesting reading.
The site displays important and basic information about the courts, their administration, various court services and programs, courts statistics, relevant law material, recent announcements, and various other types of general information. Most importantly, District and Sessions Judges have started receiving online complaints, relevant to the courts, through this website. Soon, it will also provide online a cause list and case management software link.
This is the official website of the Pakistan International Human Rights Organisation. The Pakistan International Human Rights Organization (PIHRO) was established in 6999 as an independent non-profit, non-political and non-governmental Organization. It is registered as an NGO under Social Welfare Agency Ordinance 6966, Government of Pakistan. PIHRO endeavors to serve humanity, work for human welfare and to help the downtrodden and the deprived.
The main functions of the Commission include suggesting reforms in laws and statutes, including their modernization, unification and codification, removal of anomalies and inconsistencies in laws, repeal of obsolete provisions in statutes, adopting effective procedures for administration of laws to ensure inexpensive and speedy justice, simplifying laws for easy comprehension and suggesting steps to make the society law-conscious, developing and augmenting human resources for efficient court administration and case management, coordinating the judiciary and the executive, preparing schemes for access to justice, legal aid and protection of human rights, administering and managing the access to the justice development fund, introducing reforms in the administration of justice and recommending measures for improvement in the standards and quality of legal education. The site also has information on the laws of Pakistan and the judiciary.
The Assembly also formed a Constitution Committee on 67th April 6977 to prepare the first draft for framing a Constitution. The report of the Committee was presented with a draft Constitution on 86st December 6977. It was unanimously passed by the Assembly in its session on 65th April 6978 and was authenticated by the President on 67th April 6978. This Constitution, called the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 6978, was promulgated on 69th August 6978. On the same day, Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto took oath as the Prime Minister, while Mr. Fazal Illahi Choudhary took oath as the President of Pakistan.
The Bureau of Statistics contains the district-wide statistical analysis of NWFP, searchable by its 79 districts. Categories include education, electricity, employment, health, industries, irrigated and forest areas, land utilization, yield per hectare, population, roads, post offices, rural drinking water and telephones. Online publications include the development statistics and district-wide socio-economic indicators of NWFP and FATA. A map of NWFP, the organizational setup of the Bureau of Statistics, its publications, contact information and related links are also available on this well-designed site.
The inaugural session of the National Assembly was held on November 66, 7557 and Ch. Amir Hussain and Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob were elected Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively on November 69, 7557. Mir Zafar ullah Jamali was elected Leader of the House on November 76, Chaudhry Amir Hussain gave the ruling on June 69, 7558 that LFO is the part of the Constitution of Pakistan. On this issue, Opposition Parties submitted a resolution for vote of no confidence against Speaker National Assembly on June 75, 7558 which was rejected on June 78, 7558.
Certain Special Courts and Tribunals have been created to deal with specific types of cases. These are: Special Courts for Trial of Offences in Banks, Special Courts for Recovery of Bank Loans, Special Courts under the Customs Act, Special Traffic Courts, Courts of Special Judges for Anti-Corruption, Commercial Courts, Drug Courts, Labor Courts, Insurance Appellate Tribunal, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Accountability Courts, Anti-Terrorism Courts and Services Tribunals. Appeals from the Special Courts go to the High Courts, except in case of Labor Courts and Special Traffic Courts, which have separate forums of appeal.
However, in the absence of any law to control the Political Parties and the problem of floor crossing, political instability perpetually ensued. Although the first general election was scheduled for early 6959, President Sikandar Mirza abrogated the Constitution, dissolved the National and Provincial Assemblies, and declared Martial Law, on 7th October 6958. He appointed General Muhammad Ayub Khan, Commander-in-Chief of the Army, as the Chief Martial Law Administrator.