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1[212A. Establishment of Military Courts or Tribunals.] Omitted.

1[212A. Establishment of Military Courts or Tribunals.] Omitted.

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Footnotes:

1. Item 45 of the schedule to P.O. No. 14 of 1985, read with Revival of Constitution Order, 1985, (S.R.O. 1279 (I)/85 of December 29, 1985), omitted Art. 212A (w.e.f. December 30, 1985). The said Art. was inserted by section 2 of the Constitution (Second Amendment) Order 1979, P.O. No. 21 of 1979, (w.e.f. July 5, 1977). The deleted Art. 212A, read :
“Article 212-A. Establishment of Military Courts or Tribunals—(1) Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore contained, the Chief Martial Law Administrator may, by a Martial Law Order, provide for the establishment of one or more Military Courts or Tribunals for the trial of offences punishable under the Martial Law Regulation or Martial Law Orders or any other law, including a special law, for the time being in force specified in the said Martial Law Order and for the transfer of cases to such Courts or Tribunals.
(2) The jurisdiction and powers of a Military Court or Tribunal shall be such as may be specified in a Martial Law Order issued by the Chief Martial Law Administrator.
(3) Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore contained, where any Military Court or Tribunal is established, no other Court, including a High Court, shall grant an injunction, make any order or entertain any proceedings in respect of any matter to which the jurisdiction of the Military Court or Tribunal extends and of which cognizance has been taken by, or which has been transferred to, the Military Court or Tribunal and all proceedings in respect of any such matter which may be pending before such other court, other than an appeal pending before the Supreme Court, shall abate.”

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Comparative Table of Article 212A of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973:
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :

Constitution of India 1950:

Government of India Act 1935:

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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 212A of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :











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