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Article: 184 Original jurisdiction of Supreme Court

184. Original jurisdiction of Supreme Court.-(1) The Supreme Court shall, to the exclusion of every other Court, have original jurisdiction in any dispute between any two or more Governments.

Explanation.-In this clause, “Governments” means the Federal Government and the Provincial Governments.

(2) In the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred on it by clause (1), the Supreme Court shall pronounce declaratory judgments only.

(3) Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 199, the Supreme Court shall, if it considers that a question of public importance with reference to the enforcement of any of the Fundamental Rights conferred by Chapter I of Part II is involved, have the power to make an order of the nature mentioned in the said Article.

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Comparative Table of Article 184 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
57
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
156
Constitution of India 1950:
131
Government of India Act 1935:
204


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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 184 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

P L D 1977 SC 6571994 SCMR 2061 BEGUM NUSRAT BHUTTOGENERALSECRETARY, WEST PAKISTAN SALT MINERS LABOUR UNION(CBA) KHEWRA CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF AND FEDERATION OF PAKISTANTHE DIRECTOR, INDUSTRIES AND MINERAL DEVELOPMENT PUNJAB, LAHORE
SHEHLA ZIA AND OTHERS
WAPDA (WORKS AND POWER DEVELOPMENTS AUTHORITY)
1994 SCMR 1028 SUO MOTU CONSTITUTIONAL PETITION
WASEY ZAFAR AND OTHERS
GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
1996 SCMR 1211 DR. AMANULLAH KHAN AND ANOTHER CHAIRMAN, MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL AND 3 OTHERS
SYED ZAFAR ALI SHAH AND OTHERS
MOULVI IQBAL HAIDER
GENERAL PERVEZ MUSHARRAF, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND OTHERS
P L D 2007 SC 133      INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK OF PAKISTAN FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ORS
P L D 2008 SC 178
TIKA IQBAL MUHAMMAD KHAN
GENERAL PERVEZ MUSHARAF & OTHERS
P L D 2009 SC 644  FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS  MIAN MUHAMMAD NAWAZ SHARIF AND OTHERS
P L D 2009 SC 549 JAMAT-E-ISLAMI THROUGH AMIR AND OTHERS FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 2010 SC 61 CHIEF JUSTICE OF PAKISTAN IFTIKHAR MUHAMMAD CHAUDHRY  PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY AND OTEHRS
P L D 2011 SC 22  EJAZ AKBAR KASI AND OTHERS  MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING AND OTHERS
P L D 2011 SC 308 MUNIR HUSSAIN BHATTI AND ANOTHER FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY LAW AND ANOTHER
Hajj Corruption CaseREVIEW PETITION IN NRO CASE  SUO MOTU CASE NO. 24 of 2010FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY  DR. MUBASHIR HASSAN
ORDER ON MAINTAINABILITY IN MEMO GATE CASE  WATAN PARTY AND OTHERS  FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
SC Judgment on Challenging the Constitution of Election Commission  Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri  The Federation of Pakistan
P L D 2013 SC 1 AIR MARSHAL (RETD.) MUHAMMAD ASGHAR KHAN GENERAL (RETD.) MIRZA ASLAM BAIG, FORMER CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF AND OTHE
P L D 2013 SC 120  IMRAN KHAN AND OTHERS  ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 2013 SC 167  WATAN PARTY AND ANOTHER  FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 2013 SC 188  DR. MUHAMMAD ASLAM KHAKI AND OTHERS  S.S.P. (OPERATIONS) RAWALPINDI AND OTHERS
P L D 2013 SC 195  SYED MAHMOOD AKHTAR NAQVI AND OTHERS  FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 2013 SC 224  IQBAL ZAFAR JHAGRA AND OTHERS  FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SC Judgment against the appointment of Chairman,National Accountability Bureau Ch. Nisar Ali Khan Federation of Pakistan, etc.
 
 
 

3 comments

  1. […] more attention than it seems to have received thus far. This particular petition, filed under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution, raises questions of vital public importance pertaining to the need for more […]


  2. […] more attention than it seems to have received thus far. This particular petition,filed under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution,raises questions of vital public importance pertaining to the need for more […]


  3. where is the zafer ali shah case ? is not fall under article 183 (3) most impotent case cited as
    P L D 2000 SC 869



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