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Article: 25 Equality of citizens

25.  Equality of citizens.— (1)  All citizens are equal before law and are entitled to equal protection of law.

(2)  There shall be no discrimination on the basis of sex 1[****].

(3)  Nothing in this Article shall prevent the State from making any special provision for the protection of women and children.

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Footnotes:

1. Section 8 of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), omitted the word “alone”, occurring at the end of clause (2) of Art. 25, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010).


Comparative Table of Article 25 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
6(VI.15)
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
5(1)
Constitution   of   India    1950:
14
Government of India Act 1935:

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 25 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

P L D 1958 SC 533 

P L D 1989 QUETTA 8

STATE

GUL KHAN
DOSSO AND ANOTHER

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
1991 CLC 13 PAKISTAN PETROLEUM WORKERS’ UNION MINISTRY OF INTERIOR
P L D 1993 SC 341
GOVERNMENT OF BALUCHISTAN AND OTHERS
AZIZULLAH MEMON AND OTHERS
1996 SCMR 12111996 MLD 1078  DR. AMANULLAH KHAN AND ANOTHERDR. SUHAIL ABBAS KHAN  CHAIRMAN, MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL AND 3 OTHERSPUNJAB PROVINCE THROUGH CHEIF SECRETARY, CIVIL SECRETARIAT, LAHORE
SHAHID NABI MALIK AND ANOTHER
CHIEF ELECTION COMMISSIONER, ISLAMABAD AND 7 OTHERS
PLD 2000 LAHORE 508 MRS. SHAHIDA FAISAL  FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND 3 OTHERS
 MUHAMMAD AKRAM AND OTHERS
SELECTION COMMITTEE FOR ADMISSION IN FIRST YEARS M.B.B.S.
2005 CLC 144 CHAZANFAR ALI CHAUDHARY AND ANOTHER PROVINCE OF PUNJAB THROUGH SECRETARY, TRANSPORT, GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB
P L D 2007 SC 133  INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK OF PAKISTAN  FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ORS
P L D 2007 SC 121 CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY THROUGH CHAIRMAN RAJA MUHAMMAD ZAMAN KHAN AND ANOTHER
P L D 2007 LAHORE 568  ANOOSHA SHAIGAN LAHORE UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE THROUGH CHANCELLOR AND OTHERS
P L D 2007 KARACHI 139 SALEEM RAZA AND OTHERS  THE STATE
2008 YLR 2039  RUTH SAMI AHMAD  PROVINCE OF SINDH THROUGH SECRETARY, LOGAL GOVERNMENT
P L D 2009 SC 549 JAMAT-E-ISLAMI THROUGH AMIR AND OTHERS FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 2011 SC 22  EJAZ AKBAR KASI AND OTHERS  MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING AND OTHERS

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