Criminal Law

The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908

ย  1ACTย No. XIVย OFย 1908 [11thย December, 1908] ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย An Act to provide for the more speedy trial of certain offences, and for the Prohibition of associations dangerous to the public peace. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย WHEREASย it is expedient to provide for the more speedy trial of certain offences, and for the prohibition of associations dangerous to the public peace; It is hereby […]

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The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1938

1ACT NO. XX OF 1938 [14th September,ย 1938] An Act to amend the criminal law WHEREAS it is expedient to supplement the criminal law by providing for the punishment of certain acts prejudicial to the recruitment of persons to serve in, and to the discipline of,ย 2[the Armed Forces of Pakistan] ; Short title extent and commencement.__(1)

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Theย Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 1944

1ORDINANCEย No.XXXVIII OFย 1944 [23 August, 1944] An Ordinance to prevent the disposal or concealment of property procured by means of certain offences. WHEREASย an emergency has arisen which makes it necessary to provide for preventing the disposal or concealment of money or other property procured by means of certain offences punishable under the Pakistan Penal Code; ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Now,

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Criminal Law of the People’s Republic ofย China

Adopted at the Second Session of the Fifth National People’s Congress on July 1, 1979; revised at the Fifth Session of the Eighth National People’s Congress on March 14, 1997 and promulgated by Order No.83 of the President of the People’s Republic ofย Chinaย on March 14, 1997 Contents Part Oneย General Provisions Chapter Iย The Aim, Basic Principles

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Theย Criminal Law Amendment (Special Court) Act, 1976

1ACT No. XVII OF 1976 An Act to provide for the trial by a Special Court of certain offences. WHEREAS It is expedient to provide for the trial by a special Court of certain offences affecting the security, integrity or sovereignty of Pakistan or any part thereof, including offences of high treason, and for matters

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The Criminal Law (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 1968

    (W.P. Ord. II of 1968) ย  C O N T E N T S SECTIONS ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Short title and extent. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Definitions. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Trial of scheduled offences. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Cognizance of scheduled offences. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Question of guilt or innocence to be referred to Tribunal. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Constitution of Tribunal. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Reference of question to a new Tribunal in certain cases. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Quorum. ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย Procedure

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The Criminal Laws Reform Ordinance, 2002

ORDINANCE No. LXXXVI OF 2002 [25th October, 2002] An Ordinance further to amend theย Pakistanย Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, for affecting certain reforms WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Pakistan Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860), and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), for affecting certain

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“Our phone is not less than a home”: Landmark Judgment on Right to Phone Data Privacy from Pakistan

This week, the Lahore High Court has passed a seminal judgment reaffirming the right to phone data privacy which is protected by Articles 13 and 14 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, as well as search and seizure related provisions of criminal laws. Although the right to digital privacy has always existed

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IHC judgment on Incidental Charges by the NAB.

The Islamabad High Court has recently held in case WP NO.2908 OF 2014 TANVIR HUSSAIN MANJI VS. NATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY BUREAU and another that NAB has no legal mandate to charge incidental charges along with Plea Bargain. The Court has referred to section 25 (B) of the The National Accountability Ordinance, 1999 which stipulates that NAB

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