Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-703 CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN PAKISTAN (1947 TILL-DATE)

PS-703 CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN PAKISTAN (1947 TILL-DATE):

BACKGROUND:

-                      A brief survey of the constitutional reforms the Government of India Acts 1909, 1919 and 1935.

-                       1935 Act adopted as Provisional Constitution of Pakistan 1947.

-                      Search for constitution 1947-1956.

-                      Objectives Resolution.

-                      Basic Principles Committee.

-                      The 22 points of Ulama.

-                      Muhammad Ali Bogra Formula.

-                      The 1956 Constitution: Salient Features.

-                      The background and characteristics of 1962 Constitution.

-                      The Legal Framework Order 1970.

-                      The Provisional Constitution 1972.

-                      The 1973 Constitution pre-Eighth Amendment.   

-                      The 1973 Constitution Post Eighth Amendment.

-                      The 1973 Constitution Post the 17th Amendment.

-                      Various Amendments introduced in the 1973 Constitution.

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Choudhry, G. W. Constitutional Development in Pakistan, London: Longmans, 1987.

Government of Pakistan, Constituent Assembly Debates 1947-56.

Haq, A. H. Constitution Making in Pakistan, Islamabad: National Assembly Secretariat, 1973.

Haq, Mazharul. Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973, Lahore: Bookland Publisher, 1988.

Khan, Makhdoom Ali. The Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973, Karachi: Pakistan Law House, 1986.

Khan, Muhammad Ayub. Friends Not Masters, Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1967.

Mahmood, Dr. Safdar. Constitutional Foundations of Pakistan. Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications, 1985.

Mahmood, Safdar. A Political Study of Pakistan, Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications, 1987.

Maudoodi, Syed Abul Ala. Islamic Law and Constitution, Lahore: Islamic Publications, 1986.

Pasha, Ahmad Shuja. Pakistan - A Political Profile. Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications, 1991.

Salamat, Zarina.  Pakistan 1947 – 1958, Islamabad: National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, 1992.

Shahab, Rafiullah. Fifty Years of Pakistan, Lahore: Progressive Publishers, 1995.

 

INTERNET SOURCES:

www.coss.sdnpk.org/c-book/ch16_teaching.htm

www.coss.sdnpk/org/c-book/ch16_research.htm

www.Ic.web2.loc.gov/frd/cs/pakistan/pk.bibl.html

www.Ic.web2.loc.gov/frd/cs/pktoc/html

www.vedamsbooks.com/no10644.htm

www.workmell.com/wib2001/Pakistan_history_constitutional

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