Salient Features of 1956 Constitution of Pakistan

salient features of 1956 constitution of pakistan

The Constitution of 1956- The First Constitution of Pakistan: Muhammad Ayub Khan abrogated the 1956 Constitution (The First Constitution of Pakistan) and enforced Martial Law in the country in 1958. He became the head of the state. In the 1956 Constitution, A parliamentary form of government was introduced Where Prime Minister is the head of … Read more

Causes of Failure of 1956 Constitution Of Pakistan

causes of failure of 1956 constitution of Pakistan

Causes of Failure of 1956 Constitution of Pakistan: Muhammad Ayub Khan abrogated the 1956 Constitution of Pakistan and enforced Martial Law in the Country in 1958. Following are some important causes of the failure of the 1956 Constitution of Pakistan. One Unit Electorate issue Unicameralism Lack of Proper Election Misuse of Power Undue Interference by … Read more

Government of India Act 1935 – Salient Features

government of India act 1935

Government of India Act 1935: Government of India Act 1935 was enacted on the 1st of April 1937. The political parties considered it disappointing and dissatisfactory. The famous Communal Award was announced by British Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald in 1932. Next year the white paper also came into existence. A joint select committee was appointed … Read more

Haraabah: Definition, Proof and Punishment in Law


Haraabah in Law: Haraabah liable to hadd is included in the offences against property (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, 1979. It is the modification(change)of the existing laws against property to bring the commission(perpetration-(irtikab-e-juram)) of certain offences within the injunctions of Islam. Relevant Provisions: Section 15, 16, 17 of Offences against Property (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, 1979. … Read more

Definition of Gift and Its Essentials

Definition of gift and its essentials

Definition of Gift and its Essentials: Definition of Gift is that it is a transfer of property made immediately and without any exchange or consideration, by one person to another (Donor) and accepted by or on behalf of the later (Donee). Meaning of Gift: According to Merriam Webster Dictionary: “Something voluntarily transferred to one person … Read more

Salient Features of the 1973 Constitution of Pakistan


The Constitution of 1973 – The third Constitution of Pakistan: National Assembly of Pakistan unanimously approved the Constitution of 1973 on April 10, 1973. Two days after, on April 12, 1973, the drafted Constitution received the assent of the President. It was proclaimed on August 14, 1973. It has some salient features of the 1973 … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages of Law

advantages and disadvantages of law

Jurists have expressed different views about the aim and performance of law. It’s well-known that law could be a dynamic concept which keeps on changing with time and place. It must change with changes in society. Law, in the modern sense, is considered not as an end in itself but as a means to an … Read more

Law: Meaning, Definition and its Kinds

Definitions of Law and Kinds of Law

Introduction: Law is derived from the German word ‘Lag’ means fixed or evenly. Politically, as per regulation and rules, it is enforced by the State to regulate human conduct for the administration of Justice. Meaning of Law: According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, the meaning of the law is; “A binding custom or practice of a … Read more