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Article: 22 Safeguards as to educational institutions in respect of religion, etc

22. Safeguards as to educational institutions in respect of religion, etc.-(1) No person attending any educational institution shall be required to receive religious instruction, or take part in any religious ceremony, or attend religious worship, if such instruction, ceremony or worship relates to a religion other than his own.

(2) In respect of any religious institution, there shall be no discrimination against any community in the granting of exemption or concession in relation to taxation.

(3) Subject to law.

(a) no religious community or denomination shall be prevented from providing religious instruction for pupils of that community or denomination in any educational institution maintained wholly by that community or denomination; and

(b) no citizen shall be denied admission to any educational institution receiving aid from public revenues on the ground only of race, religion, caste or place of birth.

(4) Nothing in this Article shall prevent any public authority from making provision for the Advancement of any socially or educationally backward class of citizens.

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Footnotes:


Comparative Table of Article 22 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :

6(IV.12)

Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :

13

Constitution   of   India    1950:

28

Government of India Act 1935:

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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 22 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

P L D 1989 QUETTA 8
GUL KHAN
GOVERNMENT OF BALUCHISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 1990 SC 295  SHRIN MUNIR AND OTHERS  GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB AND ANOTHER
P L D 1990 KARACHI 342
FARHAT JALEEL AND OTHERS
PROVINCE OF SINDH AND OTHERS
1992 CLC 2222  ABDUL QADIR SHAIKH  REGISTRAR, N.E.D. UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
P L D 1994 QUETTA 64
SAJJAD AHMAD
GOVERNMENT OF BALOCHISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 1997 LAHORE 594  UMAR ASIF JANJUA  UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
MST. ATTIYYA BIBI KHAN AND OTHERS
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY OF EDUCATION
2003 CLC 18  MUHAMMAD AKRAM AND OTHERS  SELECTION COMMITTEE FOR ADMISSION IN FIRST YEARS M.B.B.S.,
ABDUL BAQI AND OTHERS
MUHAMMAD AKRAM AND OTHERS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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