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Article: 280 Continuance of Proclamation of Emergency

280. Continuance of Proclamation of Emergency.-The Proclamation of Emergency issued on the twenty-third day of November, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-one, shall be deemed to be a Proclamation of Emergency issued under Article 232, and for the purposes of clause (7) and clause (8) thereof to have been issued on the commencing day, and any law, rule or order made or purporting to have been made in pursuance of that Proclamation shall be deemed to have been validly made 1[and shall not be called in question in any Court on the ground of inconsistency with any of the rights conferred by Chapter 1 of Part II.]

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Footnotes:

1. Section 17 of the Constitution (Fifth Amendment) Act, 1976 (62 of 1976), added the said words at the end of Art. 280, (w.e.f. September 15, 1976). The said words were deemed to have always been a part of the said Art.


Comparative Table of Article 280 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973:
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
Constitution of India 1950:
Government of India Act 1935:

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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 280 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973:

HABIBA JILANI
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN
FAZAL ELAHI EJAZ AND OTHERS
GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB AND OTHERS


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