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Torture: An Undefined Word In The Pakistani Legal System

Torture: An Undefined Word In The Pakistani Legal System  Article 1 of United Nations Convention Against Torture (CAT) defines torture in the following terms: For the purposes of this Convention, the term “torture” means

President, Parliament And Separation Of Powers

President, Parliament And Separation Of Powers “It is the will of the people which turns an ordinance from ‘having effect and force of law’ to ‘law in force and in effect’. That

Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Act 2016

Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Act 2016 (Private Member’s Bill) Proposed and moved by: Ms. Shahida Rehmani (Member, National Assembly) Status: Laid in the National Assembly Summary: The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment)

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Shah Nawaz Mohal

Did You Notice, Preventing Crime Too Went Cyber?

Did You Notice, Preventing Crime Too Went Cyber? The Cybercrime Bill NA passed should get more attention than it currently has Since Panama Papers dawned upon us, all the political animals, regardless

National Assembly proposes strict punishment for rapists

National Assembly proposes strict punishment for rapists The National Assembly’s standing committee on interior approved a draft bill suggesting death penalty and life imprisonment for accused involved in rape of underage girls.

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Anoosha Shaigan

PILDAT Legislative Brief on the Right To Information Bill 2014

PILDAT Legislative Brief on the Right To Information Bill 2014 This brief has been originally published by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development And Transparency (PILDAT) and can be accessed at: http://www.pildat.org/Publications/publication/FOI/LB_TheRighttoInformationBill2014.pdf 

Cyber Crime Bill 2015 Endorsed by National Assembly Despite Objections

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Technology has approved the draft Cyber Crime Bill 2015 to be prsented to the House despite ongoing protests from the opposition and the civil society. The Bill