ORDINANCE NO. X OF 2013
CRIMINAL LAW (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2013
An Ordinance further to amend the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 31st December, 2013]
No. F. 2(1)/2013-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, 1860 (Act, XLV of 1860) and the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
AND WHEREAS the Senate and the National Assembly are not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action;
NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
- Short title and commencement.–This Ordinance may be called the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2013.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
- Addition of a new Chapter, Act XLV of 1860.–In the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 (XLV of 1860), after Chapter XVII A, the following new chapter shall be inserted, namely:–