Changing the status of FATA, Legal Implication

Changing the status of FATA, Legal Implication

Changing the status of FATA, Legal Implication By; Javed Khan Advocate Recently the government of Pakistan announced to make a reform committee which will decide that whether to change the status of FATA or not. It is quite strange for the legal fraternity to know that the Govt of Pakistan is trying to make consultation with the Political leaders, community elders, Jirga’s, Youth and people of FATA,regarding to change the status of FATA. The Government of Pakistanwanted to reach the…

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Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav

Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav

ICJ stays death sentence of Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav Brief history of the case and courts findings Today International Court of Justice, the principal body of UN, ordered stay of execution of death sentence of an Indian citizen, Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav. It is important to mention here that Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav was arrested in southern province of Baluchistan in Pakistan. Jadhav was travelling in Pakistan with a Muslim Passport which clearly indicates that he was involved in some clandestine activities. kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav…

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Afghan refugees are long forgotten by UNHCR and world community

Afghan refugees are long forgotten by UNHCR and world community

Afghan Refugees are long forgotten by UNHCR and World Community Do you know that Syrian refugee crisis has overshadowed the Afghan refugee’s crisis? The world community is no longer showing any interest in the Afghan refugees. It seems as whether Afghan refugees are long forgotten by UNHCR and world community. Afghan refugees are a burden on the Pakistan economy since the last more than 37 years. But the Afghan government behavior is still not thankful. Many Refugees who are residing…

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Inherent Powers of Court

Inherent Powers of Court

Inherent Jurisdiction of court Inherent powers of court are embodied in section 151 of Civil Procedure Code (CPC) and 561-A of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). Inherent powers of court means those powers of the court which are inherent to the court and not created by any provision of law. For example 151 CPC does not ordained on the court any powers but the powers which this section is talking about are internal to the jurisdiction of court. These inherent powers of…

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Types of punishments

Types of punishments

 Types of punishments Crime and punishment are essential for one another. Where there is a crime, there is punishment provided for the violation of laws or commission of crimes. As we know Law is a set of rules for human beings which entail punishment for its non observance. In all parts of the world there are laws which provide punishments for certain crimes. Same is the case in Pakistan and India. The Pakistan Penal Code in Pakistan and Indian Penal…

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Administration of Criminal Justice

Administration of Criminal Justice

Administration Of Criminal Justice The Administration of criminal justice means how the criminals are treated in a legal system. It includes arrest, detention, investigation and trial etc. The main stakeholders involved in the administration of criminal justice are governments, police/ law enforcement agencies and courts. Federal and provincial governments are playing an important role in the administration of criminal justice. The federal and provincial governments execute the punishments awarded to criminals. It is also the government on behalf of the…

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Criminal complaint to the court of Magistrate

Criminal complaint to the court of Magistrate

  Criminal Complaint Criminal complaint to the court of magistrate is lodged under section 200 criminal procedure code. A criminal complaint is filed before a magistrate. If the magistrate takes cognizance of an offence upon complaint, the magistrate shall examine the complainant on oath and reduce the statement of he complainant into writing. He shall then make the complaint duly signed by the complainant and himself. Under section 200 if the complaint is made in writing, the magistrate is not…

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How to lodge First Information Report

How to lodge First Information Report

How to lodge First Information Report Do you know how to lodge First Information Report for reporting the commission of a crime. First information report is the information regarding the commission of a cognizable offence made to police officer in order to set the machinery of law in motion. An FIR can be lodged by anyone about the commission of an offence. A person walking on the road seeing a dead body lying on the roadside may report to the…

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