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Article: 49 Chairman or Speaker to act, as or perform functions of, President

49. Chairman or Speaker to act as, or perform functions of, President.-(1) If the office of President becomes vacant by reason of death, resignation or removal of the President, the Chairman or, if he is unable to perform the functions of the office of President, the Speaker of the National Assembly shall act as President until a President is elected in accordance with clause (3) of Article 41.

(2) When the President, by reason of absence from Pakistan or any other cause, is unable to perform his functions, the Chairman or, if he too is absent or unable to perform the functions of the office of President, the Speaker of the National Assembly
shall perform the functions of President until the President returns to Pakistan or, as the case may be, resumes his functions.

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Footnotes:


Comparative Table of Article 49 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973

Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
16
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
36
Constitution   of   India    1950:
65
Government of India Act 1935:

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 49 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

ZAHUR MOHIYYUDDIN AND OTHERS
CROWN
ASMA JILANI
GOVERNMENT OF THE PUNJAB AND ANOTHER
ALI RAZA ASAD ABIDI
GHULAM ISHAQ KHAN PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN AND ANOTHER
SYED ZAFAR ALI SHAH
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN AND ANOTHER

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