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"SEVENTH SCHEDULE

[ ARTICLE 270A (6)]

Laws to be amended in the manner provided for amendment of the Constitution.

PRESIDENT'S ORDERS

(1) The Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Trust and Peoples Foundation Trust (renaming and Administration) Order, 1978 (P.O.No.4 of 1978)

(2) The Cantonments (Urban Immovable Property Tax and Entertainments Duty) Order, 1979 (P.O.No.13 of 1979).

(3) The Pakistan Defence Officers Housing Authority Order, 1980 (P.O. No.7 of 1980).

(4) The Foreign Currency Loans (rate of Exchange) Order, 1982 (P.O.No.3 of 1982)

(5) The Establishment of the office of Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) Order, 1983 (P.O. No.1 of 1983)

(6) The Aga Khan University Order, 1983 (P.O.No.3 of 1983)

(7) The Nation College of textile Engineering (Governing Body and Cess) Order, 1983 (P.O.No.11 of 1983)

(8) The Lahore University of Management Sciences Order, 1985 (P.O.No.25 of 1985).

ORDINANCES

(1) The International Islamic University ordinance, 1985 (XXX of 1985)".

Act No.1 of 1987

An Act further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic republic of Pakistan

WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for the purposes hereinafter appearing:

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Act may be called the Constitution (Tenth Amendment) Act, 1987

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 54 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as the Constitution, in Article 54, in clause (2), in the proviso, for the word "sixty" the word "thirty" shall be substituted.

3. Amendment of Article 61 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 61, for the words "one hundred and sixty" the words"one hundred and thirty" shall be substituted.

Act No.XIV of 1991

An Act further to amend the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan for the purposes hereinafter appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

1. Short title, commencement and duration.- (1) This Act may be called the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

(3) The provisions of this Act, other than those of section 3, shall remain in force for a period of three years and, on the expiration of the said period, Article 212B inserted by it shall cease to form part of the Constitution and shall stand repealed.

2. Addition of new Article 212B in the Constitution.- In the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to the Constitution, in Part VII, in Chapter 4, after Article 212, the following new Article shall be added, namely:-

'212B Establishment of Special Courts for trial of heinous offences.- (1) In order to ensure speedy trial of cases of person accused of such of the beinous offences specified by law as are referred to them by the Federal Government, or an authority or person authorised by it, in view of their being gruesome, brutal and sensational in character or shocking to public morality, the Federal Government may by law constitute as many Special Courts as it may consider necessary.

(2) Where the Federal Government constitutes more than one Special Court, it shall determine the territorial limits within which each one of them shall exercise jurisdiction.

(3) A Special Court shall consist of a Judge, being a person who is, or has been, or is qualified for appointment as, a judge of a High Court and is appointed by the Federal Government after consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court.

(4) A person other than a Judge of a High Court who is appointed as a Judge of a Special Court shall hold office for the period this Article remains in force and shall not be removed from office except in the manner prescribed in Article 209 for the removal from office of a Judge, and, in the application of the said Article for the purposes of this clause, any reference in that Article to a Judge shall be construed as a reference to a Judge of a Special Court.

(5) The law referred to in clause(1) shall make provision for the constitution of as many Supreme Courts as the Federal Government may consider necessary and for an appeal against the sentence or final order of a Special Court being preferred to a Supreme Appellate Court which shall consist of-

(a) a Chairman, being a Judge of the Supreme Court to be nominated by the Federal Government after consultation with the Chief Justice of Pakistan; and

(b) two Judges of the High Courts to be nominated by ;the Federal Government after consultation with the Chief Justice of the High Court concerned.

(6) Where the Federal Government constitutes more than one Supreme Appellate Court, it shall determine the ;territorial limits within which each one of them shall exercise jurisdiction.

(7) A Special Court and a Supreme Appellate Court shall decide a case or, as the case may be, an appeal within thirty days.

(8) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Constitution, no court shall exercise any jurisdiction whatsoever in relation to any proceedings before, or order or sentence passed by a Special Court or a Supreme Appellate Court constituted under a law referred to in clause (1), except as provided in such law."

3. Amendment of Fifth Schedule to the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in the fifth Schedule,-

(1) in the Part relating to the Supreme Court,-

(a) in the first paragraph,-

(i) for the figure "7,900" the figure "9,900", and figure "7,400" the figure "9,500", shall be substituted; and

(ii) after the words "per mensem", at the end, the commas and words , or such higher salary as the President may, from time to time, determine" shall be added; and

(b) for the third paragraph the following shall be substituted, namely:-

" 3. The pension payable to a retired Judge of the Supreme Court per mensem shall not be less or more than the amount specified in the table below, depending on the length of his service as Judge in that Court or a High Court:

Provided that the President may, from time to time, raise the minimum or maximum amount of pension so specified:-

Judge Minimum Maximum amount amount Chief Justice Rs.7,000 Rs.8,000 Other Judge Rs. 6,250 Rs.7,125" and

(2) in the Part relating to the High Court,-

(a) in the first paragraph,-

(i) for the figure "7,200" the figure "9,400", and for the figure "6,500" the figure "8,400", shall be substituted; and

(ii) after the words "per mensem", at the end, commas and words ", or such higher salary as the President any, from time to time, determine "shall be added; and

(b) for the third paragraph the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"3. The pension payable per mensem to a Judge of a High Court who retires after having put in not less than five years service as such Judge shall not be less or more than the amount specified in the table below, depending on the length of his service as Judge and total service, if any, in the service of Pakistan:

Provided that the president may, from time to time, raise the minimum or maximum amount of pension so specified:-

Judge Minimum Maximum amount amount

Chief Justice Rs.5,640 Rs.7,050 Other Judge Rs.5,040 Rs.6,300"

THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT) ORDER 1979

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.3 OF 1979 In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977), and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President and CMLA is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1979.

(2) It shall come into force on the twelfth day of Rabi-ul-Awwal, 1599 Hijri, that is, the tenth day of February, 1979.

2. Insertion of new Chapter 3A in Part VII of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Part II after Chapter 3, the following new Chapter shall be inserted, namely:-

CHAPTER 3A

SHARIAT BENCHES OF SUPERIOR COURTS

203A. Provisions of Chapter to override other provisions of the Constitution.- The provisions of this Chapter shall have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the Constitution.

203B. Conferment of jurisdiction on High Court.- (1) A High Court may, on the petition of a citizen of Pakistan or the Federal Government or a Provincial Government, examine and decide the question whether or not any law or provision of law is repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam as laid down in the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet, hereafter in this Chapter referred to as the Injunctions of Islam.

Explanation.- In this Chapter, "law" includes any custom or usage having the force of law but does not include the Constitution, Muslim personal law, any law relating to the procedure of any court or tribunal or, until the expiration of three years form the commencement of this Chapter, any fiscal law, or any law relating to the collection of taxes and fees or banking or insurance practice and procedure.

(2) If the High Court decides that any law or provision of law is repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam, it shall set out in its decision-

(a) the reasons for its holding that opinion; and (b) the extent to which such law or provision is so repugnant;

and specify the day on which the decision shall take effect.

(3) Every decision of the High Court shall be published in the official Gazette.

(4) If any law or provision of law is held by the High Court to be repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam,-

(a) the President in the case of a law with respect to a matter in the Federal Legislative List or the Concurrent Legislative List or the Governor in the case of a law with respect to a matter not enumerated in either of those Lists, shall take steps to amend the law so as to bring such law or provision into conformity with the Injunctions of Islam; and

(b) such law or provision shall, to the extent to which it is held to be so repugnant, cease to have effect on the day on which the decision of the High Court takes effect.

(5) A party to any proceedings before the High Court under clause (1) may be represented by a legal practitioner who is a Muslim who has been enrolled as an advocate of a High Court for a period of not less than five years or as an advocate of the Supreme Court or by a jurisconsult selected by the party from out of a panel of jurisconsult maintained by the High Court for the purpose.

(6) For being eligible to have his name borne on the panel of jurisconsult referred to in clause (5), a person shall be an allium who, in the opinion of High Court, is well-versed in Shariat.

(7) A legal practitioner or jurisconsult representing a party before the High Court shall not plead for the party but shall state, expound and interpret the Injunctions of Islam relevant to the proceedings so far as may be known to him and submit to the Court a written statement of his interpretation of such Injunctions of Islam.

(8) The High Court may invite any person in Pakistan or abroad whom the High Court considers to be well-versed in Islamic law to appear before it and eider such assistance as may be required of him.

(9) No court fee shall be payable in respect of any petition of application made to a High Court under this Article.

(10) For the purpose of the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred by this Article, there shall be constituted in each High Court a Bench consisting of three Muslim Judges of the High Court, to be called the Shariat Bench and reference in the preceding clauses to the High Court shall be construed as a reference to the Shariat Bench.

203C. Appeal to Supreme Court.- (1) Any party to any proceedings before a High Court under Article 203B aggrieved by the final decision of the High Court in such proceedings may, within sixty days of such decision, prefer an appeal to the Supreme Court.

(2) The Provision of clauses (2) to (9) of Article 203B shall apply to and in relation to the Supreme Court as if reference in those provisions to High Court were a reference to the Supreme Court.

(3) For the purpose of the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred by this Article, there shall be constituted in the Supreme Court a Bench consisting of three Muslim Judges of the Supreme Court, to be called the Shariat Appellate Bench; and reference in the preceding clauses to the Supreme Court shall be construed as a reference to the Shariat Appellate Bench.

203D. Pending Proceedings to continue.- Nothing in Article 203B or Article 203C shall be deemed to require any proceedings pending in any court or tribunal immediately before the commencement of this Chapter, or initiated after such commencement, to be adjourned or stayed by reason of a petition having been made to a High Court or the Supreme Court for a decision as to whether or not a law or provision of law relevant to the decision of the point in issue in such proceedings is repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam; and such proceedings shall continue, and the point in issue therein shall be decided, in accordance with the law for the time being in force.

203E. Power to make rules.- (1) The Supreme Court, in consultation with the High Courts, may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Chapter.

(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may make provision in respect of all or any of the following matters,-

(a) regulation of the practice and procedure of a High Court and the Supreme Court in the exercise of jurisdiction under this Chapter;

(b) the maintenance by a High Court and the Supreme Court of a panel of jurisconsult and of ulema who may be invited by the High Court or, as the case may be, Supreme Court to appear before it and render assistance to it in the performance of its functions under this Chapter and the qualifications of such ulema; and

(c) the scale of payment of the honorarium, travelling allowance and daily allowance to be paid to ulema, jurisconsult, experts and witnesses summoned by the High Court or the Supreme Court in the performance of its functions under this Chapter."

3. Repeal.- The Shariat Benches of Superior Courts Order 1978 (P.O. No.22 of 1978), is hereby repealed.

THE CONSTITUTION (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1979

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.21 OF 1979

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977) and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Second Amendment) Order, 1979,

(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the fifth day of July, 1977.

2. Addition of new Article 212A in the Constitution.- In the Constitution in Part VII, after Article 212, the following new Article shall be added, namely:-

"212A. Establishment of Military Courts or Tribunal.- (1) Notwithstanding anything herein before contained, the Chief Martial Law Administrator may, by a Martial Law Order, provide for the establishment of one or more Military Courts or Tribunals for the trial of offences publishable under the Martial Law Regulations or Martial Law Orders or any other law, including a special law, for the time being in force specified in the said Martial Law Order and for the transfer of cases to such Courts or Tribunals.

(2) The jurisdiction and powers of a Military Court or Tribunal shall be such as may be specified in a Martial Law Order issued by the Chief Martial Law Administrator.

(3) Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore contained, where any Military Court or Tribunal is established, no other court, including a high Court, shall grant an injunction, make any order or entertain any proceedings in respect of any matter to which the jurisdiction of the Military Court or Tribunal extends and of which cognizance has been taken by, or which has been transferred to, the Military Court or Tribunal and all proceedings in respect of any such matter which may be pending before such other court, other than an appeal pending before the Supreme Court, shall abate."

THE CONSTITUTION (FOURTH AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1980 PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.16 OF 1980

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order NO.1 of 1977) and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the PRESIDENT is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1981.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 228 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 228, in clause (2) for the word "fifteen" the word "twenty" shall be substituted.

THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1981

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.5 OF 1981

In pursuance of the Proclamation of fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977), and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1981.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2.Insertion of new Article 203CC in the Constitution.- In the Constitution, after Article 203C, the following new Article shall be inserted, namely:-

"203CC, Panel of Ulema and Ulema members.- (1) The President may, in consultation with the Chairman, draw up a panel of Ulema who are well-versed in Islamic Law for being associated with the Court in cases before it.

(2) The Chairman shall, in all cases before the Court request the Ulema, not exceeding three, borne one the aforesaid panel to attend the sitting of the Court as Ulema members and, while so sitting they shall have the same power and jurisdiction, and be entitled to the same privileges, as a member and such allowances as may be determined by the President." 3. Amendment of Article 203E of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203E, after clause (8) the following new clause shall be added, namely:-

"(9) The Court shall have power to review any decision given or order made by it."

THE CONSTITUTION (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1981

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NOL.7 OF 1981

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order NO.1 of 1977), and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order, may be called the Constitution (Second Amendment) Order, 1981.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 203C of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203C, for clause (2) the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"(2) The Court shall consist of not more than eight Muslim members, including the Chairman, to be appointed by the President."

3. Omission of Article 203CC of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, Article 203CC shall be omitted.

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.12 OF 1981

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977) and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Third Amendment) Order, 1981.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 259 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 259, in clause (2) for the words "or academic distinction", the comma and words", academic distinction or distinction in the field of sports or nursing" shall be substituted.

THE CONSTITUTION (FOURTH AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1981

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.13 13 OF 1981

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977 read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977), and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make the following Order-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Fourth Amendment) Order, 1981.

(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the first day of July, 1981.

2.Amendment of Fifth Schedule to the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in the Fifth Schedule,-

(a) in the Part relating the Supreme Court, in the first paragraph, for the figure "5,500" the figure "6,500" and for the figure "5,100" the figure "6,000" shall be substituted; and

(b) in the Part relating to the High Court, in the first paragraph, for the figure "5,000" the figure "5,800" and for the figure "4,000" the figure "5,000" shall be substituted.

THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT ) ORDER, 1982

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.2 OF 1982

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force )Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977) and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1982.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 181 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution in Article 181, in clause (1) the following explanation shall be added at the end, namely:-

" Explanation.- In this clause, 'Judge of a High Court' includes a person who has retired as a Judge of a High Court".

54.Second For this Schedule, the Schedule set out in the Schedule to this Order shall be substituted.

55. Third 1. In the oath of office relating to the Chairman or member of the Federal Shariat Court, for the word "Chairman", twice occurring, the words "Chief Justice", and for the word "member", twice occurring, the word "judge" shall be substituted.

2. In the oaths of office set out in this Schedul e, the following paragraph shall be added at the end, namely:-

"May Allah Almighty help and guide me (A'mee n).".

THE SCHEDULE

"SECOND SCHEDULE

[Article 41(3)]

Election of President

1. The Chief Election Commissioner shall hold and conduct election to the office of President, and shall be the Returning Officer for such election.

2. The Chief Election Commissioner shall appoint Presiding Officers to preside at the meeting of the members of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and at the meetings of the members of the Provincial Assemblies.

3. Chief Election Commissioner shall by public notification fix the time and place for depositing nomination papers, holding a scrutiny, making withdrawals, if any, and holding the poll, if necessary.

4. At any time before noon on the day fixed for nomination any member of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) or of a Provincial Assembly may nominate for election as President a person qualified for election as President by delivering to the Presiding Officer a nomination paper, signed by himself as proposer and by another member of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) or as the case may be Assembly as seconder, together with a statement signed by the person nominated that he consents to the nomination:

Provided that no arsine shall subscribe, whether as proposer or as seconder, more than one nomination paper at any one election.

5. The Scrutiny shall be held by the Chief Election Commissioner at the time and place fixed by him, and if after scrutiny only one person remains validly nominated, the Chief Election Commissioner shall declare that person to be elected, or if more than one person remains validly nominated , he shall announce, by public notification, the names of the persons validly nominated, to be hereinafter called the candidates.

6. A candidate may withdraw his candidature at any time before noon on the day fixed for this purpose by delivering a notice in writing under his hand to the Presiding Officer with whom his nomination paper has been deposited, and a candidate who has give a notice of withdrawal of his candidature under this paragraph shall not be allowed to cancel that notice.

7. If all but one of the a candidates have withdrawn that one shall be declared by the Chief Election commissioner to be elected.

8. If there is no withdrawal, or if, after withdrawals have taken place, two or more candidates are left, the Chief Election Commissioner shall announce by public notification the names of the candidates, and their proposers and seconders, and shall proceed to hold a poll vote secret ballot in accordance with the provisions of the succeeding paragraphs.

9. If a candidate whose nomination has been found to be in order dies after the time fixed for nomination, and a report of his death is received by the President Officer before the commencement of the poll, the President shall, upon being satisfied of the fact of the death of the candidate, countermand the poll and report the fact to the Chief Election Commissioner, and all proceedings with reference to the election shall be commenced a new in all respects as if for a new election.

Provided that no further nomination shall be necessary in the case of a candidate whose nomination was valid at the time of the countermanding of the poll:

Provided further that no person who has under paragraph 6 of this Schedule given notice of withdrawal of his candidature before the countermanding of the poll shall be ineligible for being nominated as a candidate for the election after such countermanding.

10. The poll shall be taken at the meetings of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) and of each Provincial Assembly, a the respective Presiding Officers shall conduct the poll with the assistance of such Officers as they may, with the approval of the Chief Election Commissioner, respectively appoint.

11. A ballot paper shall be issued to every member of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament), and of each Provincial Assembly, who presents himself for voting at the meeting of the members of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) or, as the case may be of the Provincial Assembly of which he is a member (hereinafter referred to as a person voting), and he shall exercise his vote personally by marking the paper in accordance with the provisions of the succeeding paragraphs.

12. The poll shall be by secret ballot by means of ballot papers containing the names of all the candidates in alphabetical order who have not withdrawn, and a person voting shall vote by placing a mark against the name of the person for whom he wishes to vote.

13. Ballot papers shall be issued from a book of ballot papers with counter foils, each counterfoil e being numbered; and when a ballot paper is issued to a person voting his name shall be entered on the counterfoil, and the ballot paper shall be authenticated by the initials of the Presiding Officer.

14. A ballot paper having been marked by the person voting shall be deposited by that person in a ballot box to be placed in front of the Presiding Officer.

15. If a ballot paper is spoiled by a person voting he may return it to the Presiding Officer, who shall issue a second ballot paper, cancelling the first ballot paper and marking the cancellation on the appropriate counterfoil.

16. A ballot paper shall be invalid if-

(i) there is upon it any name, word or mark, by which the person voting may be identified; or

(ii) it does not contain the initials of the Presiding Officer; or (iii)it does not contain a mark; or (iv) a mark is placed against the names of two or more candidates; or (v)( there is any uncertainty as to the identity of the candidate against whose name the mark is placed.

17. After the close of the poll each Presiding Officer shall, in the presence of such of the candidates or their authorised representatives as may desire to be present, open and empty the ballot boxes and examine the ballot papers therein, rejecting any which are invalid, count the number of votes recorded for each candidate on the valid ballot papers, and communicate the number of the votes so recorded to the Chief Election Commissioner.

18. (1) The Chief Election Commissioner shall determine the result of the election in the following manner, namely:-

(a) the number of votes cast in the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) in favour of each candidate shall be counted;

(b) the number of votes cast in a Provincial Assembly in favour of each candidate shall be multiplied by the total number of seats in the Provincial Assembly for the time being having the smallest number of seats and divided by the total number of seats in the Provincial Assembly in which the votes have been cast; and

(c) the number of votes calculated in the manner referred to in clause (b) shall be added to the number of votes counted under clause (a)

Explanation.- In this paragraph, "total number of seats" includes seats reserved for non- Muslims and women.

(2) A fraction shall be rounded off to the nearest whole.

19. The candidate who has obtained the largest number of votes compiled in the manner specified in paragraph 18 shall be declared by the Chief Election Commissioner to be elected.

20. Where at any poll any two or more candidates obtain an equal number of votes, the selection of the candidate to be elected shall be by drawing of lots.

21. When, after any poll, the counting of the votes has been completed, and the result of the voting determined, the Chief Election Commissioner shall forthwith announce the to those present, and shall report the result to the Federal Government, who shall forthwith cause the result to be declared by a public notification.

22. The Chief Election Commissioner may, by public notification, with the approval of the President, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Schedule."

THE CONSTITUTION (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1985

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.20 OF 1985

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is please to make the following order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Second Amendment) Order, 1985.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 89 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 89, in clause (2), in paragraph (a),-

(a) in sub-paragraph (i), for the words and figure "is with respect to a matter in Part I of the Federal Legislative List" the words, brackets and figures "contains provisions dealing with all or any of the matters specified in clause (2) of Article 73" shall be substituted; and

(b) in sub-paragraph (ii), for the words and figure "is with respect to a matter in Part II of the Federal Legislative List" the words, brackets and figure "does not contain provisions dealing with any of the matters referred to in sub-paragraph (i)" shall be substituted.

3. Substitution of Article 239 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, for Article 239 the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"239. Constitution amendment Bill.- (1) A Bill to amend the Constitution may originate in either House and, when the Bill has been passed by the votes of not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the House, it shall be transmitted to the other House.

(2) If the Bill is passed without amendment by the votes of not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the House to which it is transmitted under clause (1), it shall, subject to the provisions of clause (4), be presented to the Presented to the President for assent.

(3) If the Bills is passed with amendment by the votes of not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the House to which it is transmitted under clause (1), it shall be reconsidered by the House in which it had originated, and if the Bill as amended by the former House is passed by the latter by the votes of not less than two-thirds of its total membership it shall, subject to the provisions of clause (4), be presented to the President for assent.

(4) A Bill to amend the Constitution which would have the effect of altering the limits of a Province shall not be presented to the President for assent unless it has passed by the Provincial Assembly of that Province by the votes of not less than two-thirds of its total membership.

(5) No amendment of the Constitution shall be called in question in court on any ground whatsoever.

(6) For the removal of doubt, it is hereby declared that at here is no limitation whatever on the power of the Majlis-e-Shoora(Parliament) to amend any of the provisions of the Constitution."

4. Amendment of Article 270A of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 270A, for clause (6) the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"(6) The President's Orders referred to in clause (1) shall not be altered, repealed or amended with out the previous sanction of the President."

THE CONSTITUTION (THIRD AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1985

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.24 OF 1985

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July 1977, and in exercise of all powers enabling him that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1.Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Third Amendment) Order, 1985.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 61 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 61, for the words"one hundred and thirty" the words "one hundred and sixty" shall be substitute.

3. Amendment of Article 200 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 200,-

(a) in clause (1), in the Explanation, after the words "Chief Justice", at the end, the words, brackets, letter and figure "but includes a Judge for the time being acting as Chief Justice of a High Court other than a Judge of the Supreme Court acting as such in pursuance of a request made under paragraph (b) of Article 196" shall be added; and

(b) after clause (3), the following new clause shall be added, namely:-

"(4) A Judge of a High Court who does not accept transfer to another High under clause (1) shall be deemed to have retired from his office and, on such retirement, shall be entitled to receive a pension calculated on the basis of the length of his service as Judge and total service, if any, in the service of Pakistan."

4. Amendment of Article 203C of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203C, -

(a) for clause (3) the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"(3) The Chief Justice shall be a person who, is or has been, or is qualified to be, a Judge of the Supreme Court or who is or has been a permanent Judge of a High Court.

(3A) Of the Judges, not more than four shall be persons each one of whom is, or has been, or is qualified to be, a judge of a High Court and not more than three shall be Ulema who are well-versed in Islamic Law," ; and

(b) in clause (4), in the proviso, for the words "one year" the words "two years" shall be substituted.

5. Amendment of Article 226 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 226, the commas and words ",other that those of the Prime Minister and a Chief Minister," shall be omitted.

6. Amendment of Article 260 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 260, for clause (3) the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"(3) In the Constitution and all ;enactments and other legal instruments, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-

(a) "Muslim" means a person who believes in the unity and oneness of Almighty Allah, in the absolute and unqualified finality of the Prophethood of Muhammad (peace be upon him), the last of the prophets, and does not believe in, or recognize as a prophet or religious reformer, any person who claimed or claims to be a prophet, in any sense of the word or of any description whatsoever, after Muhammad (peace be upon him; and

(b) "non-Muslim" means a person who is not a Muslim and includes a person belonging to the Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist or Parsi community, a person of the Quadiani group or the Lahore group (who call themselves 'Ahmadis' or by any other name), or a Bahai, and a person belonging to any of the scheduled castes."

THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1980

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.1 OR 1980 In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order NO.1 of 1977), and in exercise of all powers enabling his in that behalf, the , the President is please to make the following Order- 1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1980.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 199 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 199, after clause (3), the following new clause shall be inserted. namely:-

" (3A) Notwithstanding any judgment of any court, including any judgment in respect of the powers of courts relating to judicial review, a High Court shall not, under this Article,-

(a) make an order relating to the validity or effect of any Martial Law Regulation made by the Chief Martial Law Administrator or any Martial Laws Order made by the Chief Martial Law Administration or a Martial Law Administrator or of any thing done, or action taken, or intended to be done or taken, thereunder; (b) make an order relating to the validity or effect of any judgment or sentence passed by the Military Court or Tribunal;

(c) grant an injunction, make any order or entertain any processing in respect of any matter to which the jurisdiction of Military Court or Tribunal extends and of which cognizance have been taken by a Military or Tribunal; or (d) issue any process against the Chief Martial Law Administrator or a Martial Law Administrator or any person acting under authority of either.

(3B) Every such order, injunction or process as is referred to clause (2A) made, granted or issued at any time before or after commencement of the Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1980, shall notwithstanding any judgment of any court, be null and void at of no effect whatsoever and any proceedings for the making, granting or issue of such order, injunction or process which may pending before any court, including the Supreme Court and a High Court, shall abate.

(3C) The Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, all President Order, Orders of the Chief Martial Law Administrator, Martial Law Regulations and Martial Law Orders made on or after the fifth day of July, 1977, were hereby declared, notwithstanding any judgment of any court, to have been validly made.".

3.Substitution of Chapter 3A in Part VII of the Constitution.- In Constitution, in Part VII for Chapter 3A the following shall be substitute namely:-

"CHAPTER 3A FEDERAL SHARIAT COURT

203A. Provision of Chapter to override other provisions of Constitution. The provision=s of this Chapter shall have effect notwithstanding anything contained in the Constitution.

203B. Definitions.- In this Chapter, unless there is anything repugnant the subject or context.-

(a) " Chairman" means Chairman of the Court:

(b) "Court" means the Federal Shariat Court constituted in pursuance of Article 203C:

(c) " law" includes any custom or usage having the force of law by does next include the Constitution. Muslim personal law, any law relating toe the procedure of any court or tribunal or, until the expiration three years from the commencement of this Chapter, any fiscal law any law relating to the levy and collection of taxes and fees or banking or insurance practice and procedure; and (d) "member" means member of ;the Court.

203C. The Federal Shariat Court.- (1) There shall be constituted for the purposes of this Chapter a court to be called the Federal Shariat Court. (2) The Court shall consist of five members, including the Chairman, to appointed by the President.

(3) The Chairman shall be a person who is, or has been or is qualified to be a judge of the Supreme Court and a member shall be a person who is, or has been or is qualified to be a judge of a High Court.

(4) The Chairman and a member shall hold office for a period not exceeding three years, but may be appointed for such further term or terms as the President may determine:

Provided that a judge of a High Court shall not be appointed to be a member for a period exceeding one year except with his consent and after consultation by the President with the Chief Justice of High Court.

(5) A judge of a High Court who does not accept appointment as a member shall be deemed to have retired from his office and, on such retirement, shall be entitled to receive a pension calculated on the basis of the length of his service as judge and total service, if any, in the service of Pakistan.

(6) The Principal seat of the Court shall be at Islamabad, but the Court may from time to time sit in such other places in Pakistan as the Chairman may, with the approval of the President, appoint.

(7) Before entering upon office, the Chairman and a member shall make before the President or a person nominated by him oath in the form set out in the Third Schedule.

(8) At any time when the Chairman or a member is absent or is unable to perform the functions of his office, the President shall appoint another person qualified for the purpose to act as Chairman or, as the case may be, member.

(9) A Chairman who is not a judge of the Supreme Court shall be entitled to the same salary, allowances and privileges as are admissible to a judge of the Supreme Court and a member who is not a judge of a High Court shall be entitled to the same salary, allowances and privileges as are admissible to a judge of a High Court.

203D. Powers, jurisdiction and functions of the Court.- (1) The Court may, on the petition of a citizen of Pakistan or the Federal Government or a Provincial Government, examine and decide the question whether or not any law or provision of law is repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam as laid down in the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet, hereinafter referred to as the Injunctions of Islam.

(2) If the Court decides that any law or provision of law is repugnant to the Inductions of Islam, it shall set out in its decision-

(a) the reasons for its holding that opinion; and

(b) the extent to which such law or provision is so repugnant;

and specify the day on which de decision shall take effect.

(3) If any law or provision of law is held by the Court to be repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam.-

(a) the President in the case of a law with respect to a matter in the Federal Legislative List or the Concurrent Legislative List, or the Governor in the case of a law with respect to a matter not enumerated in either of those Lists, shall take steps to amend the law so as to bring such law or provision into conformity with the Injunctions of Islam; and

(b) such law or provision shall, to the extent to which it is held to be so repugnant, cease to have effect on the day on which the decision of the Court takes effect.

(4) A decision of the Court shall be expressed in terms of the opinion of the majority of its members and shall be published in the official Gazette.

203E. Power and procedure of the Court.-(1) For the purposes of the performances of its functions, the Court shall have the powers of a Civil Court trying a suit under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908(A ct V of 1908) in respect of the following matters, namely:-

(a) summoning and enforcing the attendance of any person and examining him on oath; (b) requiring the discovery and production of any document; (c) receiving evidence on affidavits; and (d) issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses or documents.

(2) The Court shall have power to conduct its proceedings and regulate its procedure in all respects as it deems fit.

(3) The Court shall have the power of a High Court to punish its own contempt.

(4) A party to any proceedings before the Court under clause (1) of Article 203D may be represented by a legal practitioner who is a Muslim and has been enrolled as an advocate of a High Court for a period of not less than five years or as an advocate of the Supreme Court or by a jurisconsult selected by the party from out of a panel of jurisconsult maintained by the Court for the purpose.

(5) For being eligible to have his name borne on the panel of jurisconsult referred to in clause (4), a person shall be an allium who, in the opinion of the Court, is well-versed in Shariat.

(6) A legal practitioner or jurisconsult representing a party before the Court shall not plead for the party but shall state, expound and interpret the Inductions of Islam relevant to the proceedings so far as may be known to him and submit to the Court a written statement of his interpretation of such Injunctions of Islam.

(7) The Court may invite any person in Pakistan or abroad whom the Court considers to be well-versed in Islamic law to appear it and render such assistance as may be required of him.

No court fee shall be payable in respect of any petition or application to the Court under this Article.

203F. Append to Supreme Court.- (1) Any party to any proceedings before the Court under Article 203D aggrieved by the final decision of the Court in such proceedings may, within sixty days of such decision, prefer an appeal to the Supreme Court.

(2) The provisions of clauses (2) and (3) of Article 203D and clauses (4) to (8) of Article 203E shall apply to and in relation to the Supreme Court as if reference in those provisions to Court were a reference to the Supreme Court reference in those provisions to Court were a reference to the Supreme Court.

(3) For the purpose of the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred by this Article, there shall be constituted in the Supreme Court a Bench consisting of three Muslim judges of the Supreme ?Court to be called the Shariat Appellate Bench, and reference in the proceeding clause to "Supreme Court" shall be construed as a reference to the Shariat Appellate Bench, reference in the proceeding clauses to " Supreme Court" shall be construed as a reference to the Shariat Appellate Bench.

203H. Pending Proceedings to continue, etc.- (1) Subject to clause (2) noting in this Chapter shall be deemed to require any proceedings pending in any court or tribunal immediately before the commencement of this Chapter or initiated after such commencement, to be adjourned or stayed by reason only of a petition having been made to be Court for a decision as to whether or not a law or provision of law relevant to the decision of the point in issue in such proceedings is repugnant to the Injunctions of Islam; and all such proceedings shall continue, and the point in issue therein shall be decided, in accordance with the law for the time being in force.

(2) All proceedings under clause(1) of Article 203A of the Constitution that may be pending before any High Court immediately before the commencement of this Chapter shall stand transferred to the Court and shall be dealt with by the Court from the stage from which they arise transferred.

(3) Neither the Court nor the Supreme Court shall in the exercise of its jurisdiction under this Chapter have power to grant an injunction or make any interim order in relation to any proceedings pending in any other court or tribunal.

203A. Administrative Arrangements. etc.- The Federal Government shall make all such administrative arrangements , and make available to the Court the services of such officers and experts, as it may consider necessary for the convenient performance of the functions of the Court.

203J. Power to make rules.- (1) The Court may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Chapter.

(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power such rules may make provision in respect of all or any of the following matters, namely:-

(a) the scale of payment of honoraria to be made to jurisconsult, experts and witnesses summoned by the Court to defray the expenses, if any incurred by them in attending for the; purposes of the proceedings before the Court ; and (b) the form of oath to be made a jurisconsult expert or witness appearing before the Court.

(3) Until rules are made under clause (1), Shariat Benches of Superior Courts Rules, 1979, shall with the necessary modifications and so far as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Chapter, continue in force.

4. Amendment of Third Schedule to the Constitution.- In the Constitution in the Third Schedule, after the form of oath prescribed for the office of Chief Justice of Pakistan, the following form shall be inserted, namely:-

" Chairman or member of Federal Shariat Court Article 203C(7)

I, _______________, do solemnly swear that, as the Chairman (or a member) of the Federal Shariat Court, I will discharge may duties, and perform my functions, honestly, to the best of my ability and faithfully in accordance with law;

And that I will not allow my person interest to influence my official conduct or my official decisions.

THE CONSTITUTION (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1980 PRESIDENTS ORDER NO.4 OR 1980

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977. read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977) and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Second Amendment) Order, 1980.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 203C of the Constitution.- In the Constitution in Article 203C.-

(a) in clause (2), after the word "five" the word "Muslim" shall be inserted;

(b) in clause (4), in the proviso, after the word "and" the commas and words ", except where the judge is himself the Chief Justice", shall be inserted; and

(c) after clause (4), amended as aforesaid the following new clause shall be inserted, namely:-

"(4A) The Chairman, if he not a judge of the Supreme Court, and a member who is not a judge of a High Court, may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office."

3. Amendment of Article 203D of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203D, clause (4) shall be omitted.

4.Insertion of new Article 203DD in the Constitution.- In the Constitution, after Article 203D, amended as aforesaid, the following new Article shall be inserted, namely;

" 203DD, Further jurisdiction of the Court.- The Court shall have such other jurisdiction as may be conferred on it by or under any law."

5. Amendment of Article 203E of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203E, in clause (8)_ for the words "this Article" the word, figure and other "Article 203D" shall be substituted.

6. Amendment of Article 203J of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203J in clause (2),-

(a) in paragraph (a) the word "and" at the end shall be omitted;

(b) in paragraph (b), for the full stop at the end a semicolon shall be substituted; and

(c) after paragraph (b) amended as aforesaid, the following new paragraphs shall be added, namely:-

"(c) the powers and functions of the Court being exercised or performed by Benches consisting of one or more members constituted by the Chairman;

(d) the decision of the Court being expressed in terms of the opinion of the majority of its members or, as the case may be, of the members constituting a Bench; and

(c) the decision of cases in which the members constituting a Bench are equally divided in their opinion."

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.14 OF 1980

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth of July, 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (CMLA Order No.1 of 1977) and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution(Third Amendment) Order, 1980. (2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 227 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 227, in clause (1), the following Explanation shall be added at the end, namely:-

" Explanation.- In the application of this clause to the personal law of any Muslim sect, the expression "Quran and Sunnah" shall mean the Quran and Sunnah as interpreted by that sect."

PRESIDENT ORDER NO.5 OF 1982

Pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977 and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Second Amendment) Order, 1982.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 203B of the Constitution.- In the Constitution in Article 203B.-

(a) for paragraph (a) the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"(a) 'Chief Justice' means Chief Justice of Court;"

(b) after paragraph (b) the following new paragraph shall be inserted namely:- "(bb) 'Judge means judge of the court; and

(c) paragraph (d) shall be omitted.

3. Amendment of Article 203C of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203C.-

(a) for the word " members" the word "Judges" shall be substituted;

(b) for the word "Chairman" wherever occurring, the words "Chief Justice" shall be substituted; and

(c) for the word "member", wherever occurring, the word "Judge" shall be substituted.

4. Amendment of Article 203D of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203D, in clause (1) after the word and comma " may", the words "either of its own motion or" shall be inserted.,

5. Substitution of Article 203DD of the Constitution.- In the Constitution for Article 203 DD the following shall be substituted, namely:-

"203DD, Revisional and other jurisdiction of the Court.- (1) The Court may call for and examine the record of any case decided by any criminal court under any law relating to the enforcement of Hudood for the purpose of satisfying itself as to the correctness, legality or propriety of any finding, sentence or order recorded or passed by and as to the regularity of any proceedings of such court and may, when calling for such record, direct that the execution of any sentence be suspended and, if the accused is in confinement, the at he be released on bail or on his own bond pending the examination of the record.

(2 In any case the record of which has been called for by the Court the Court may pass such order as it may deem fit and may enhance the sentence;

Provided that noting in this Article shall be deemed to authorise the Court to convert a finding of acquittal into one of conviction and no order under this Article shall be made to the prejudice of the accused unless he has had an opportunity of being heard in his own defence.

(3 The Court shall have such other jurisdiction as may be conferred on it by or under any law."

6. Amendment of Article 203F of the Constitution.- IN the Constitution, in Article 203F, after clause (2) the following new clauses shall be inserted, namely:-

(2A)An appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court from any judgement, final order or sentence of the Federal Shariat Court-

(a) if the Federal Shariat Court has on appeal reversed an order of acquittal of an accused person and sentenced him to death of imprisonment for life or imprisonment for a term exceeding fourteen years: or, on revision has enhanced a sentence as aforesaid: or

(b) if the Federal Shariat Court has imposed any punishment on any person for contempt of the Court.

(2B) An appeal to the Supreme Court from a judgement, decision, order or sentence of the Federal Shariat Court in a case to which the preceding clauses do not apply shall lie only if the Supreme Court grants leave to appeal."

7. Insertion of new Article 203GG in the Constitution.- In the Constitution, after Article 203G, the following new Article shall be inserted, namely:-

"203GG. Decision of court binding on High Court and courts subordinate to it.- Subject to Articles 203D and 203F, any decision of the Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction under this Chapter shall be binding on a High Court and on all courts subordinate to a High Court." 8. Omission of Article 203I of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, Article 203I shall be omitted.

9. Amendment of Article 208 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 208, after the words "Supreme Court" the words " and the Federal Shariat Court" shall be inserted.

THE CONSTITUTION (THIRD AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1982

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.12 OR 1982

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977 and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Sort title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Third Amendment) order, 1982.

(2)It shall come into force at once.

(2) Amendment of Article 203F of the Constitution. In the Constitution in Article 203F, for clause (3) the following shall be substituted, namely:

"(3) For the purpose of the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred by this Article, there shall be constituted in the Supreme Court a Bench to be called the Shariat Appellate Bench and consisting of

(a) three Muslim Judges of the Supreme Court; and

(b) not more than two Ulema to be appointed by the President to attend sittings of the Bench as ad hoc members thereof form amongst the Judges of the Federal Shariat Court or from out of panel of Ulema to be drawn up by the President in constitution with the Chief Justice;

(4) A person appointed under paragraph (b) of clause (3) shall hold office for such period as the President may determine.

(5) Reference in clauses (1) and (2) to "Supreme Court" shall be construed as a reference to the Shariat Appellate Bench.

(6) While attending sittings of the Shariat Appellate Bench, a person appointed under paragraph (b) of clause (3) shall have the same power and jurisdiction and be entitled to the same privileges, as a judge of the Supreme Court and be paid such allowances as the President may determine."

THE CONSTITUTION (FOURTH AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1982 PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.13 OR 1982

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make the following order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Fourth Amendment) Order, 1982.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 228 of the Constitution.- In the Constitution in Article 228, for clause (4) the following shall be substituted, namely:

"(4) The President shall appoint one of the members of the Islamic Council to be the Chairman thereof." THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1983

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.4 OF 1983

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July,1 977 and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1.Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Amendment) Order, 1983.

(2) It shall come into force at once and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the first day of July, 1981.

2. Amendment of Fifth Schedule to the Constitution. In the constitution in the Fifth Schedule, -

(a) in the Part relating to the Supreme Court, in paragraph 3, for the figure "1,500" the figure "3,000" and for the figure "1,950" the figure "4,000" shall be substituted; and

(b) in the Part relating to the High Court in paragraph 3, for the figure 1,000" the figure "2,100" and for the figure "1,750" the figure "3,600" shall be substituted.

THE CONSTITUTION (SECOND AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1983

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.7 OF 1983

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf the President is pleased to make the following Order:-

1. Short title and commencement.- (1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Second Amendment) Order, 1983.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 203B of the Constitution.- In the Constitution, in Article 203B, for the word "there" the word "four" shall be substituted.

THE CONSTITUTION (THIRD AMENDMENT) ORDER, 1983

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.9 OF 1983

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July,1 977, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is please to make the following Order:-

1.Short title and commencement.- This Order may be called the Constitution (Third Amendment) Order, 1983.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

2. Amendment of Article 203F of the Constitution. In the Constitution, in Article 203F, in clause (1, for the full stop at the end a colon shall be substituted and thereafter the following proviso shall be added, namely:-

" Provided that an appeal on behalf of the Federation or of a Province may be preferred within six months of such decision."

PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO.1 OF 1984

In pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, and in exercise of all powers enabling him that behalf the President is please to make the following Order:-

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