The Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973 (Preamble)
The Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 12 April 1973
Whereas sovereignty over the entire Universe belongs to Almighty Allah alone,
and the authority to be exercised by the people of Pakistan within the limits prescribed
by Him is a sacred trust;
And whereas it is the will of the people of Pakistan to establish an order; Read More...
General Parvez Musharraf Order - Paragraph 5
Thus on 26.06.2013 the then Prime Minister vide letter directed the
Secretary Interior to direct FIA for constituting a team to conduct an
investigation on charges of HIGH TREASON. Investigation Team was
constituted by FIA and investigation was conducted thereafter submitted its
report on 16 th Nov 2013. The Secretary Interior to the Government of
Pakistan examined the report and consulted the Law Division and reached to
the conclusion that a case is made out against the acc Read More...
Islamic Inheritance Laws
The formula for property rights of Men and Women under the Islamic inheritance laws:
Shares under the Islamic inheritance law depend on the closeness of relation to the deceased. Shares also differ when a person belongs to Sunni or Shia sect.
As Mother 1/6th of X (Total Wealth)
As wife 1/8th of X(Total Wealth) if she has any children
1/4th of X (Total Wealth) if she does not have any children
As Daughter ½ of brot Read More...
Laws Governing Women Property Rights In The Country
Property Rights are considered the fundamental rights in Pakistan. The Constitution of Pakistan, under its article 23, gives its citizens the right to acquire, hold and dispose of property in any part of Pakistan and it does not differentiate between men and women. In the next article (24), it talks about the protection of property rights and clarifies that no person shall be compulsorily deprived of his property save in accordance with law.
The other relevant laws include:
-Dissolution Read More...
Property rights in Islamic Republic of Pakistan. And what the property law says about ownership and property rights for men and women in Pakistan
The property rights are protected under the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973, as well as under many special and specific laws that deal with various types of property and various aspects of property rights.in Pakistan.
a) Articles 23, 24, 172 and 173 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan deal with private property rights
Measures for the implementation of Woman Protection Act 2016
1) The Government shall:
(a) institute a universal toll free dial-in-number for the aggrieved persons;
(b) establish Protection Centres and shelter homes under a phased programme;
(c) appoint necessary staff at a Protection Centre for mediation and reconciliation between the parties, rescue, medical examination, medical and psychological treatment and legal help of the aggrieved persons and proper investigation of offences committed against aggrieved persons;
(d) arrange for wide pu Read More...
Definitions Of Woman Protection Act 2016
(a) "aggrieved person" means a female who has been subjected to violence by a accused individual, company of institution in court of law;
(b) "Committee" means a District Women Protection Committee established under the Act;
(c) “Code” means the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (V of 1898);
(d) “Court” means the Family Court established under the Family Courts Act, 1964 (XXXV of 1964);
(e) “dependent child” means a male child who is below the ag Read More...