Law Reports Act, 1875


ACT No. XVIII of 1875

[l3th October, 1875]


An Act for the improvement of Law Reports.


1.         Short title. This Act, may be called the Law Reports Act, 1875. [It extends to the whole of Pakistan:]

Commencement. And it shall come into force on such day as the “[Central Government] notifies in this behalf in the official Gazette].


2.         [Reveal of Act II of 1875.} Rep. by the Repealing Act, 1876 (XII of 1876).


3.         Authority given only to authorized reports. No Court shall be bound to hear cited, or shall receive or treat as an authority binding on it, the report of any case “[decided on or after the said day by any High Court], other than a report published under the authority of [a Provincial Government].


4.         Authority of judicial decisions. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to give to any judicial decision any further or other authority than it would have had if this Act had not been passed.

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