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Article: 97 Extent of executive authority of Federation

97. Extent of executive authority of Federation. — Subject to the Constitution, the executive authority of the Federation shall extend to the matters with respect to which 1[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)] has power to make laws, including exercise of rights, authority and jurisdiction in and in relation to areas outside Pakistan:

Provided that the said authority shall not, save as expressly provided in the Constitution or in any law made by 1[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)], extend in any Province to a matter with respect to which the Provincial Assembly has also power to make laws.

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Footnotes:

1. See Footnote 2 of Article 1.


Comparative Table of Article 97 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
135
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
39(3)
Constitution of India 1950:
73
Government of India Act 1935:
8(1)


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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 97 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

RAHIM BUX P. MUNSHI
PAKISTAN AND ANOTHER
NAEEMUL ZAMAN
PAKISTAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION
KHALID MALIK AND OTHERS
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
P L D 1992 LAHORE 462  NATIIONAL INDUSTRIAL COOPERATIVE CREDIT CORPORATION AND ANOTHER  PROVINCE OF PUNJAB AND ANOTHER
SOCIETE GENERALE DE SURVEILLANCES S.A.
PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF FINANCE, REVENUE DIVISION, ISB

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