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The Abolition of the Punishment of Whipping Act, 1996

ACT VII OF 1996

An Act to abolish and restrict the punishment of whipping

[Gazette of Pakistan Extraordinary, Part I, 15th April, 1996]

The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on the 3rd April, 1996, and is hereby published for general information:—

Whereas it is expedient to abolish the punishment of whipping except in cases where such punishment is awarded as Hadd and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto;

It is hereby enacted as follows:—

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