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Article: 144 Power of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) to legislate for one or more Provinces by consent

 

144. Power of 1[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)] to legislate for 2[one] or more Provinces by consent.—(1)  If 2[one] or more Provincial Assemblies pass resolutions to the effect that 1[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)] may by law regulate any matter not enumerated in 3[the Federal Legislative List] in the Fourth Schedule, it shall be lawful for 1[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)] to pass an Act for regulating that matter accordingly, but any act so  passed may, as respects any Province to which it applies, be amended or repealed by Act of the Assembly of that Province.

3[(2)] Omitted.

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Footnotes:

1.  See Footnote 2 on page 4.

2. Section 51(i)(ii) of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), substituted the said word “one”, in place of the word “two” occurring for the first time in the marginal note and second time, after the word “If”, in Art. 144, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010).

3. Section 51(iii) of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), substituted the said words, in place of the words “either List”, in Art. 144, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010).

4.  Section 17 of the Constitution (Eighth Amendment) Act 1985, (18 of 1985), omitted clause (2) of Art. 144, (w.e.f. November 11, 1985), the deleted clause read:

“The provisions of Article 71 shall apply to a Bill with respect to a matter which may be regulated by Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) under clause (1).”


Comparative Table of Article 144 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
135
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
107
Constitution of India 1950:
252
Government of India Act 1935:
107

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 144 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

FAZLUL QUADER CHOWDHRY
MUHAMMAD ABDUL HAQUE
HAIDAR AUTOMOBILE LIMITED
PAKISTAN
ADAMAJEE JUTE MILLS LIMITED AND OTHERS
COINTROLLER OF IMPORTS AND EXPORTS, DACCA & OTHERS
LABOUR FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
PAKISTAN AND ANOTHER
 P L D 1975 SC 506  F.B. ANLI AND ANOTHER  STATE
2013 MLD 433
MIRPURKHAS SUGAR MILLS LTD THROUGH WASIF KHALID AND 22 OTHERS
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY

 

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