What is the process of for remittance in and out of Pakistan.

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) regulates remittances in and out of Pakistan under legislature.There is no restriction on inward remittances by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) but any outward remittances whether be royalty, technical fee […]

What is a Trademark?

A trademark or trade mark is a distinctive sign or indicator used by an individual, business organization, or other legal entity to identify that the products or services to consumers with which the trademark appears […]

How is Labour law Administered in Pakistan?

Under the Constitution labour is regarded as a ‘concurrent subject’, which means that it is the responsibility of both the Federal and Provincial Governments. However, for the sake of uniformity, laws are enacted by the […]

Does the Constitution of Pakistan Protect Labour Rights?

Yes, The Constitution of Pakistan contains a range of provisions  for safeguard of employees/workers with regards to labour rights. Fundamental Rights and Principles of Policy as given in the 2nd part of the contitution of […]

How is Customs Tax administered in Pakistan Law?

Goods imported and exported from Pakistan are liable to rates of Customs duties as prescribed in Pakistan Customs Tariff. Customs duties in the form of import duties and export duties constitute about 37% of the […]

How is Foreign Investment administered in Pakistan?

Foreign direct investment (FDI) refers to long term participation by  a country A into country B (in this case Pakistan) . It usually involves participation in management, joint-venture, transfer of technology and expertise. There are […]

What is the process to sell Real Estate in Pakistan Law?

Sale of real estate in Pakistan normally takes place through a title document known as a Sale Deed, except in certain cases e.g. purchase of real estate in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) or in a […]

What are the benefits to foreign investors for Investment in Pakistan?

Remittance of royalty, technology and franchise fee is allowed to projects in social, service, infrastructure, agriculture and international chains food franchise. Minimum share of the local (Pakistani) partner in a joint venture will be 60:40 […]

What is tax treatment of Real Estate Gains in Pakistan?

Taxation of Gains from Real Estate in Pakistan The Constitution excludes legislation on taxation of capital gains from the purview of the federal government. The income tax law has also been harmonized with these constitutional […]

What are the rights of the Labourers / employees in Pakistan?

Many rights are endowed upon labourers/workers vide law and legislation in pakistan to avoid exploitation and improve equality which include but not limited to the following Working hours * Other Leave Entitlements In addition to […]