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Article: 61 Other provisions relating to Senate

61.  Other provisions relating to Senate.—The provisions of clauses (2) to (7) of Article 53, clauses (2) and (3) of Article 54 and Article 55 shall apply to the Senate as they apply to the National Assembly and, in their application to the Senate, shall have effect as if references therein to the National Assembly, Speaker and Deputy Speaker were references, respectively, to the Senate, Chairman and Deputy Chairman 1[and as if, in the proviso to the said clause (2) of Article 54, for the words 2[one hundred and thirty] the word 3[one hundred and ten] were substituted].

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Footnotes:

1.  Section 5 of the Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1974 (33 of 1974) added the said words in Art. 61, (w.e.f. May, 8, 1974).

2.  Section 3 of the Constitution (Tenth Amendment) Act, 1987 (1 of 1987), reinserted the said words in Art. 61 (w.e.f. March 29, 1987), in place of the words “one hundred and sixty” as substituted by section 2 of the Constitution (Third Amendment) Order 1985, P.O. No. 24 of 1985, (w.e.f. March 19, 1987).  Section 5 of the Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1974 (33 of 1974) first inserted the words “one hundred and thirty” in Art. 61, (w.e.f. May 8, 1974)..f. March 29, 1987).

3. Section 19 of the Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 2010 (10 of 2010), substituted the said words, in place of the word, “ninety”, in Art. 61, (w.e.f. April 19, 2010).


Comparative Table of Article 61 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
Constitution of India 1950:
Government of India Act 1935:
22(2)(3)&(4)


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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 61 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

GHULAM JILANI
PROVINCE OF PUNJAB AND OTHERS


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