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Muhammad Ahmad Pansota

Child Protection

Child Protection The abduction, rape and murder of little Zainab has not only robbed one family of a child but has also ravaged this country. She was not the first child we

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Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi

Supreme Court’s Excalibur

Supreme Court’s Excalibur RONALD Goldfarb in his book The Contempt Power referred to a criminal case from mediaeval England as follows: “When King Henry the Fifth was the Prince of Wales, his servant was

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Waiza Rafique

Law of Liquidated Damages in Contracts: Under Contract Act 1872 and Case Law

Law of Liquidated Damages in Contracts: Under Contract Act 1872 and Case Law The history of contracts and promises dates back to the ancient Greek and Roman era when people used to


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Law Of Binding Precedents

Law Of Binding Precedents INTRODUCTION In view of the hierarchical character of the judicial system in Pakistan, it is of paramount importance that the law declared by courts should be certain, clear


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Legal Trail of Hudabiya Case

Legal Trail of Hudabiya Case The members of ‘House of Sharifs’, facing inquiries by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and trials before the Accountability Court for alleged corruption, abuse of public funds,

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M Jahanzeb Butt

Condition Precedent For Orange Line

Condition Precedent For Orange Line The long-awaited appeal of the Punjab Government has been finally accepted by the apex court ruling out the injunction of the Lahore High Court against the Lahore Orange


Fahad Ahmad Siddiqi

Law Of Appointment Of Guardian Under The Guardian & Wards Act 1890 (Part–I)

Law Of Appointment Of Guardian Under The Guardian & Wards Act 1890 (Part–I) According to the principles of established Muslim jurisprudence, the father is the natural guardian (wali) of the person and


Humza Mehbub

Brexit: The Mechanism of Article 50 Explained

Brexit: The Mechanism of Article 50 Explained On the morning of the 24th June 2016, hundreds of thousands of people woke up shocked and in awe to the climactic result of United


Sheikh Usman Karim ud din

The Question Of Appointment Of Judges Is A Question Of The Independence Of Judiciary

The Question Of Appointment Of Judges Is A Question Of The Independence Of Judiciary A friend recently referred to a published news item about the transfer of a High Court judge from the


Sannan Tariq

The Potential Of Lex Petrolea – A Uniform Code Of Petroleum Laws

The Potential Of Lex Petrolea As The Basis Of A Common Code For Regulation Of State-Company Relations In Upstream Petroleum Introduction The notion of lex petrolea as the basis of a common code


Jahanzaib Durrani

Socio-Legal Imperatives For CPEC

Socio-Legal Imperatives For CPEC Most of the discussions about China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to date have revolved around its socio-economic considerations. The government in power has seldom stated and hardly ever discussed


Zafar Kalanauri

The Companies Act, 2017 Will Make Doing Business In Pakistan Easier (Part 1/3)

The Companies Act, 2017 Will Make Doing Business In Pakistan Easier (Part-1/3) What Is a Company A company, abbreviated co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people, be they


Raza Rashid

Pakistan Vs India At The ICJ

Pakistan Vs India at the ICJ Apart from adding a fresh dimension to the ceaseless conflict between Pakistan and India that was hitherto waged through media, military and diplomatic means, the Yadhav