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Panama Aftermath – A Need For A Constitutional Amendment

Panama Aftermath – A Need For A Constitutional Amendment The Panama Saga has finally come to an end (though one can, in the light of the references sent to NAB and the

An Indecent Proposal

An Indecent Proposal The journey post Panama Papers Judgment bringing Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution of Pakistan 1973 into the public domain is quite preposterous and deplorable. Members of Parliament have managed

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Federal Legislation In 2016

Federal Legislation In 2016 In the year 2016, the National Assembly passed 51 Acts but the Majlis-e-Shura (Parliament) altogether passed just seven, out of which two were new laws and five were amendments

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

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016

Electoral Rolls (Amendment) Act 2016 Proposed and moved by: Senator Pervaiz Rashid (Minister-In-Charge) Status: Passed by the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) Summary: The Majlis-e-Shoora passed this Bill in order to amend the Electoral Rolls Act,

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Ideology, Forefathers And Constitution Of Pakistan

Ideology, Forefathers And Constitution Of Pakistan Our ‘Independence Day’ on 14th August every year brings with it new hope to promote unity within our nation. In the last decade or so, inception


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Religious Minority Representation In Political Process Conspicuously Absent

Religious Minority Representation In Political Process Conspicuously Absent Despite a lapse of 69 years, religious minority communities of the country lack representation in mainstream politics. A true representative democracy and constitutional politics

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Moazam Sheikh

An Effective Opposition – The Constitutional Right

An Effective Opposition – The Constitutional Right The quality of democracy should be measured by the means available to the Opposition (the parliamentary minority) to accomplish its tasks. One of parliament’s primary

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Mohammad Hassan Shaigan

Parliamentary Committees And The New Election Commission Of Pakistan

Parliamentary Committees And The New Election Commission Of Pakistan “They sit there in committees day after day And they each put in a color and it comes out grey And we all

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere and this piece of writing aims to act as an eye opener for those seeking reform in the Lahore

Would Disbanding CII Be Counterproductive?

Would Disbanding CII Be Counterproductive? The controversy and resultant social media uproar over ‘proposed’ recommendations of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) have pushed many people like me to get into a