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Pakistan Legislation

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1889

CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE An act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the criminal procedure [22nd March, 1899] Preamble: Where as it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to criminal Procedure, it is hereby enacted as follows. PART I PRELIMINARY CHAPTER I 1. Short Title and Commencement: (1) This Act may […]

Drugs Act, 1976

An Act to regulate the import, export, manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of drugs Preamble : Whereas it is expedient to regulate the import, export, manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of drugs: It is hereby enacted as follows:– CHAPTER I Introductory 1. Short title, extent and commencement: (1) This Act may be called the Drugs […]

Federal Investigation Agency Act, 1974 (Act No. VIII of 1975)

An Act to provide for the constitution of a Federal Investigation Agency (Gazette of Pakistan, Extra-ordinary, Part-I, 17th January, 1975) Whereas it is expedient to provide for the constitution of a Federal Investigation Agency for the investigation of certain offences committed in connection with matters concerning the Federal Government, and for matters connected therewith; It […]

Indecent Advertisements Prohibition Act, 1963

An Act to prohibit indecent Advertisements Whereas it is expedient to provide for the prohibition of indecent advertisements: And whereas the national interest of Pakistan in relation to the achievement of uniformity within the meaning of clause (2) of Article 131 of the Constitution requires Central legislation in the matter; It is hereby enacted as […]

Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority Act, 1996

An Act to provide for the establishment of Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority [The Gazette of Pakistan, Extra., Part I, March 17,1996] Whereas it is expedient to establish a Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority to provide for the standardization and quality control services; It is hereby enacted as follows:- CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. […]

Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860)

Act XLV of 1860 October 6th, 1860 Amended by: Protection of Women (Criminal Laws Amendment) Act, 2006,Criminal Laws (Amendment) Act, 2004 (I of 2005),Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance (LXXXV of 2002),Criminal Laws (Reforms) Ordinance (LXXXVI of 2002),etc. Whereas it is expedient to provide a general Penal Code for Pakistan: It is enacted as follows:- Illustrations (a) […]

Press, Newspaper, News Agencies and Books Registration Ordinance, 2002

Islamabad, the 26th October 2002 F. No. 2(1)/2002 -pub. -The following Ordinance promulgated by the President is herby published for general information: — ORDINACNE NO. XCVIII OF 2002 AN aORDINANCE To amend and consolidate the law relating to news agencies publications and printing presses. WHEREAS it is expedient to amend and consolidate the law relating […]

The Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking)|Act, 1937

The Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking)|Act, 1937

The Cigarettes (Printing of Warning) Ordinance|(LXXIII OF 1979)

An Ordinance to provide for printing of a health warning on packets of cigarettes. Preamble: Whereas it is expedient to provide for printing of a health warning on packets of cigarettes and for matters connected therewith; And whereas the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action; Now, therefore, in […]

The Customs Act, 1969, (IV of 1969) as amended up to June 30, 2010

1[Act No. IV of 1969] [3rd March,1969] An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Customs Whereas it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the levy and collection of customs-duties 1a[, fee and service charges] and to provide for other allied matters: It is hereby enacted as follows:- CHAPTER […]

The Dramatic Performances Act, 1876

An Act for the better control of public dramatic performances. Preamble.— Whereas it is expedient to empower the Government to prohibit public dramatic performances which are scandalous, defamatory, seditious or obscene; It is hereby enacted as follows:- 1. Short title.— This Act may be called the Dramatic Performances Act, 1876. Local extent.— It extends to […]

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1889

An Act to amend the Law relating to Fraudulent Marks on Merchandise. WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the law relating to fraudulent marks on merchandise; It is hereby enacted as follows:- 1. Title, extent and commencement- (1) This Act may be called the Merchandise Marks Act, 1889. (2) It extends to the whole of […]

The Motion Pictures Ordinance, 1979 Ordinance No, XLIII of 1979

An Ordinance to provide for the censorship of films and the regulation of exhibition of films by means of cinematographs. Whereas it is expedient to provide for the censorship of films and the regulation of exhibition of films by means of cinematographs, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto; and whereas the President is […]

The Punjab Holy Quran|(Printing and Recording) Act 2011 Act XIII of 2011)

An Act to ensure publication of the text of the Holy Quran free from errors of printing and recording and proper disposal of damaged or shaheed copies of the Holy Quran. Preamble.- Whereas it is expedient to provide for publication of the text of the Holy Quran free from errors of printing and recording, for proper […]