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 –


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