Contemporary Primary Sources :: Constitutions :: 1392 / 1973
The Constitution of Pakistan was drafted in 1973 and remains the country's current constitution.
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Legislation :: 1436 Rajab 1436 / 27 April 2015
Expert Analysis :: Commentary :: 10 Rajab 1436 / 27 April 2015
This commemtary explains how the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan expanded its jurisdiction by broadly construing the term "injunctions of Islam."
This commentary explores the Pakistani Supreme Court's use of the principle of "harmonious interpretation" in order to expand the Federal Shariat Court's jurisdiction.
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Legislation :: 3 Ṣafar 1381 / 15 July 1961
This ordinance gives effect to certain recommendations of the Commission on Marriage and Family Laws.
Contemporary Primary Sources :: Legislation :: 21 Rabīʿ I 1277 / 6 October 1860
This is the original and current Pakistani criminal code, dating from the British Raj. It has been amended and revised over the years.
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