CRIMIANL LAWS REFORM
LXXXVI OF 2002
An ordinance further to amend
the Pakistan penal code and the Code
of Criminal procedure, 1898 for Effecting certain reforms.
[Gazette of Pakistan Extraordinary, Part–I 25th October, 2002]
F. No. 21(1) / 2002- 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 affecting certain reforms for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
AND WHEREAS the presidents satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;
NOW, THEREFORE in pursuance of the 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:– (1) This ordinance may be called the Criminal laws Reform Ordinance, 2002.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Amendment of the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860:– The provisions of the Pakistan penal Code (Act XLV of 1860), specified in column (1) of the First Schedule are herby amended to the extent and in the manner specified in column (2) thereof.
3. Amendment of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898:– The provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act of 1898), specified in column (1) of the second schedule are herby amended to the extent and in the manner specified in column (2) thereof.
THE FIRST SCHEDULE
THE PAKISTAN PENAL CODE
(See Section 2)