Pages From Pakistan Statutes

Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002

October 27, 2002 The President promulgated an Ordinance called “Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002.” This Ordinance has been enacted to ensure transparency by providing access to information. Following is the text of the Ordinance: ORDINANCE NO. XCVI OF 2002 AN ORDINANCE: to provide for transparency and freedom of information; WHEREAS it is expedient to provide […]

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Constitution of Pakistan (A Summary)

The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Urdu: ???? ??????? ) is the supreme law of Pakistan. It is also known as the Constitution of 1973, and is the successor to two earlier documents, the Constitution of 1956 and the Constitution of 1962. Pakistan’s constitution provides for a semi-presidential system of government with the […]

Constitutional Matters Precedents

ZAIN NOORANI VS SECRETARY OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF PAKISTAN (PLD 1957 SC 46)

 P L D 1957 Supreme Court (Pak.) 46  Present : Muhammad Munir, C. J., M. Shahabuddin,  A. R. Cornelius, Muhammad Sharif and Amiruddin Ahmad, JJ  ZAIN NOORANI?Appellant  Versus  SECRETARY OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF PAKISTAN?Respondent  Constitutional Civil Appeal No. 1 of 1956, decided on 24th January 1957.  (On appeal from the Order of the High […]