CRIMINAL LAW (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2002
LXXXV OF 2002
An ordinance further to
amend the Pakistan penal Code,
and the Code of Criminal procedure, 1898
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 25th October, 2002]
F. No 2 (1)-Pub:- The following ordinance promulgated by the president is hereby published for general information:-
WHEREAS It is expedient further to amend the Pakistan penal code (Act XLV of 1860) and the code of criminal procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898) for the purposes hereinafter appearing.
AND WHEREAS The president is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action:
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of proclamation of Emergency of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, read with the provisional Constitution (Amendment) order No. 9 of 1999, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the president of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the following ordinance:-
1. Short title and commencement:- This ordinance may be called the Criminal law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2002.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Insertion of new Section 489F, Act XLV of 1860:- In the Pakistan penal code (XLV of 1860)after Section 489 E the following new Sections shell be inserted, namely –