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Article: 44 Term of office of President

44. Term of office of President.- (1) Subject to the Constitution, the President shall hold office for a term of five years from the day he enters upon his office:

Provided that the President shall, notwithstanding the expiration of his terms, continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.

(2) Subject to the Constitution, a person holding office as President shall be eligible for re-election to that office, but no person shall hold that office for more than two consecutive terms.

(3) The President may, by writing under his hand addressed to the Speaker of the National Assembly, resign his office.

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Footnotes:


Comparative Table of Article 44 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973

Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
12
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
33
Constitution   of   India    1950:
60
56
Government of India Act 1935:

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 44 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

HAIDAR AUTOMOBILE LIMITED
PAKISTAN
ASMA JILANI
GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB AND ANOTHER
ALI RAZA ASAD ABIDI
GHULAM ISHAQ KHAN PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN AND ANOTHER

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