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Article: 100 Attorney-General for Pakistan

100.  Attorney-General for Pakistan.—(1) The President shall appoint a person, being a person qualified to be appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court, to be the Attorney-General for Pakistan.

(2)  The Attorney-General shall hold office during the pleasure of the President 1[and shall not engage in private practice so long as he holds the office of the Attorney-General].

(3)  It shall be the duty of the Attorney-General to give advice to the Federal Government upon such legal matters, and to perform such other duties of a legal character as may be referred or assigned to him by the Federal Government, and in the performance of his duties he shall have the right of audience in all courts and tribunals in Pakistan.

(4)  The Attorney-General may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office.

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Footnotes:

1. Section 32 of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), added the said words, after the word “President”, in clause (2) of Art. 100, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010).


Comparative Table of Article 100 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
36
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
38
Constitution of India 1950:
76
Government of India Act 1935:
16


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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 100 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

HAMID SARFARAZ
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND ANOTHER
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
AFTAB AHMAD KHAN SHERPAO AND OTHERS
MOHTARMA BENAZIR BHUTTO AND ANOTHER
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND 2 OTHERS

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