|Nom:||The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.|
|Type de loi:||Constitution|
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|Bibliographie:||Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 2010-08-01, Blaustein, A. and Flanz, G., Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., USA, ISBN: 978-0-379-00467-0, 193 p.
Constitution (in English) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan PDF (as amended to 31/07/2004) (consulté le 2011-03-18)
Constitution in English with amendments The Constitition of Pakistand Law Organization, http://pakistanconstitution-law.org/ (consulté le 2011-11-03)
|Résumé/Citation:||Comprised of 12 Parts and 280 sections. Provides for fundamental rights including freedom from slavery and forced labour, freedom of speech, assembly, religion and association. Discrimination on the basis of race, religion, caste, sex, residence or place of birth is prohibited with regard to access to public places and to positions in the public service. As a matter of public policy, steps shall be taken to "enable the Muslims of Pakistan, individually and collectively, to order their lives in accordance with the fundamental principles and basic concepts of Islam...". The State shall endeavour to make the teaching of the Holy Quran and Islamiat compulsory, and to promote the observance of Islamic moral standards. It shall also ensure full participation of women in all spheres of national life, and promote the social and economic well-being of the people by raising the standard of living, and by preventing the concentration of wealth and means of production and distribution in the hands of a few to the detriment of general interest. Other Parts concern the Presidency, Parliament, distribution of legislative powers between the Federation and the Provinces, the judicature and elections.|