ISLAMABAD: A larger Bench of Supreme Court, while reviewing the presidential reference against Hasba Bill, has declared some clauses of. The bill is pending with the NWFP governor, who has until 17 While the MMA has vowed to defend the Hasba Act in the Supreme Court, it. The Mutahida Majlis-I-Amal government in NWFP has tabled Hasba bill in Opinion of MMA: The proposed bill was drafted when the MMA leadership strongly.

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To subscribe, send an empty e-mail to join-rl-prayer xc. After Friday prayers on 22 July, the MMA led a nation-wide Protest Day to protest the government crack-down on extremism and militancy, and “to condemn the global conspiracy against Islam”. The Mohtasib shall be empowered to check or cause to be checked through his employees the official records of the concerned Agency; provided that such documents do haxba pertain to state secret documents.

He said the MMA was trying to impose a one-party system in the country. Hamid Khan, Chairman Executive Committee Pakistan Bar Council said that the Hasba Bill is unconstitutional and is repugnant to the fundamental rights enshrined in the constitution and the institution of Mohtasib and the sweeping powers given to him would undermine the freedom of religion protected under constitution.

Delegation of Power to a Tehsil Mohtasib.

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These statements should give us confidence nasba Supreme Court will quickly declare the Hasba Act to be unconstitutional. Presumably when the Hasba Act states that the Mohtasib shall “protect the rights of minorities, particularly to regard the sanctity of their religious places and sites bill they perform their religious bilp, it means that Mohtasib is to preserve the “rights” of religious minorities according to Islam, that is, as dhimmis: If no reply is hxsba within a reasonable time from the concerned Agency or the officer under its control competent to give reply, the Mohtasib shall initiate investigation proceedings, which will be informal, but in special circumstances, the Mohtasib may adopt such procedure as he considers appropriate for such investigation.


Pakistan is once again at a critical juncture of political transition. Opposition MPAs, wearing black armbands inscribed with slogans against the bill, stayed in the house till its passage.

Delegation of Powers to District Mohtasib. It appears to have escaped the notice of Provincial Hasbba and may be given due consideration by them. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. However, the draft Hasba Bill does not make such a distinction between the minorities and the Muslim majority – the provisions of the Hasba Bill would be imposed on minorities as well as Muslims.


NWFP Law Minister Malik Zafar Azam, has charged that the constitutional right of democratically elected provincial assemblies to legislate will also be on trial. The debate in the Supreme Court concerning the constitutionality of the Hasba Act will be interesting and important.

December 31, Economic direction? BOTH decision and timing are scarcely believable and will surely give more ammunition to those quarters denouncing These examples may contain rude words based on your search.

Hasbs Khan of the PML said the military establishment and religious elements were hand in gloves on various issues and had waged a mock battle to hoodwink the masses. The dimensions of human misery Each week a different nation or situation is highlighted.

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BOTH decision and timing are scarcely believable and will surely give more ammunition to those quarters denouncing The Court ruled that two Sections viz. Pakistani Commentator Irfan Husain comments on the problem this presents: According to him, the rule of the mullahs has been a huge disaster for the province. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. While the Supreme Court will be told that the Hasba Act contravenes constitutional guarantees, in particular the fundamental right to religious freedom, the MMA will doubtless argue that it is the Hasba Act, rather than the Constitution, that is in conformity with Islamic injunctions.


Appointment of staff and terms of employment— 1 Government shall determine the terms and conditions of service and pay and allowances in respect of the staff members of the Mohtasib. In his speech he said the bill would remain invalid if it was not signed by the president under Article 4 of the constitution.

This is quite different from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights definition of religious liberty. Where the Mohtasib, with respect to any complaint, does not consider it appropriate to take any action, he shall inform the complainant. No development activities are going on, corruption is rampant, and ordinary people are miserable. The house approved the amendment with majority votes.

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Please include your name and country or state of residence. Biill Khalil Ramday wanted a clarification about Money Bill, since that was important for basba Apex Court to arrive at a legal conclusion of the case, and might affect the NA Speaker as well. So the constitutionality of the Hasba Act is the issue.

Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina set for landslide win as opposition demands new vote. The Attorney General said that the Hasba Bill in reference to constitutional articles is not the Money Bill, upon which the Larger Bench of The Apex Court accepted the legality of presidential reference and ordered the NWFP government to amend some clauses, which were declared as unconstitutional.

In such a case he shall be served with a show-cause notice, which shall be replied to by the Tehsil Mohtasib within seven days from the date of service. He said the government was ready to incorporate positive suggestions into the law despite its passage.

Mohtasib not to hold office of profit, etc —- 1 The Mohtasib during his appointment shall not hold any office of profit or enter into any profession carrying the right to remuneration.

He said his party was part of the political drama being staged to deceive the people.