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Article: 31 Islamic way of life

31. Islamic way of life.-(1) Steps shall be taken to enable the Muslims of Pakistan, individually and collectively, to order their lives in accordance with the fundamental principles and basic concepts of Islam and to provide facilities whereby they may be enabled to understand the meaning of life according to the Holy Quran and Sunnah.

(2) The State shall endeavour, as respects the Muslims of Pakistan,-

(a) to make the teaching of the Holy Quran and Islamiat compulsory, to encourage and facilitate the learning of Arabic language and to secure correct and exact printing and publishing of the Holy Quran;

(b) to promote unity and the observance of the Islamic moral standards; and

(c) to secure the proper organisation of Zakat, 1[ushr,] auqaf and mosques

 

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Footnotes:



Comparative Table of Article 31 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
8(1-A)
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
25
Constitution   of   India    1950:
Government of India Act 1935:

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 31 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

P L D 1976 LAHORE 930
NIZAM KHAN
ADDITIONAL DISTRICT JUDGE LYALLPUR AND OTHERS
1991 MLD 863  MUMTAZ INDUSTRIES  INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BANK OF PAKISTAN, MULTAN
NASREEN
FAYYAZ KHAN AND ANOTHER
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN
PUBLIC AT LARGE
AL-JEHAD TRUST through Raeesul Mujahidin Habib-ul-Wahab-ul-Khairi
THE PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN and others
HAJI RANA MUHAMMAD SHABBIR AHMAD KHAN
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH ATTORNEY-GENERAL FOR PAKISTAN

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