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Article: 143 Inconsistency between Federal and Provincial laws

1[143.—Inconsistency between Federal and Provincial law.— If any provision of an Act of a Provincial Assembly is repugnant to any provision of an Act of Majlis­-e-Shoora (Parliament) which Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) is competent to enact, then the Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament), whether passed before or after the Act of the Provincial Assembly, shall prevail and the Act of the Provincial Assembly shall, to the extent of the repugnancy, be void.]

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Footnotes:

1. Section 50 of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), substituted Art. 143, in its present form, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010), in place of the Art. as adopted in 1973, that read :

143.  Inconsistency between Federal and Provincial laws.—If any provision of an Act of a Provincial Assembly is repugnant to any provision of an Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) which Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) is competent to enact, or to any provision of any existing law with respect to any of the matters enumerated in the Concurrent Legislative List, then the Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament), whether passed before or after the Act of the Provincial Assembly, or, as the case may be, the existing law, shall prevail and the Act of the Provincial Assembly shall, to the extent of the repugnancy, be void.


Comparative Table of Article 143 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
134
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
110
Constitution of India 1950:
251&254
Government of India Act 1935:
107

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 143 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

MUHAMMAD ASLAM
ABDUL HAMID
DR. ABRAR HUSSAIN AHMED KHAN AND OTHERS
GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB THROUGH SECRETARY AND OTHERS
WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND OTHERS
MIAN MUHAMAD RIAZ AND ANOTHER
P L D 2005 SC 1  CH.MUHAMMAD SIDDIQUE AND 2 OTHERS  GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY, MISNISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
MIRPURKHAS SUGAR MILLS LTD THROUGH WASIF KHALID AND 22 OTHERS
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY


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