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Offences Against Property (Enforcement of ‘Hudood’) Ordinance, (2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan. (3) It shall come into force on the. Pakistan’s notorious Hudood Ordinances were promulgated in by the military regime of General Ziaul Haq. The most controversial of. Hudood Ordinances refer to the legislation of penal laws in Pakistan entitled “ Enforcement of Hudood Ordinances VI, VII, VIII and IX” on 10 February

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The reforms have come under considerable opposition from Islamist groups in Pakistan, who insist that law should stay following laqs sharia. Pakistan’s previous rape laws, repealed by the Zina Ordinance, had defined rape as compulsory sexual intercourse.

The dimensions of human misery The woman returns to her parental home. An Ordinance to bring in conformity with the injunctions of Islam the law relating to the Offence of Zina.

Convict shall be medically examined before flogging to determine if the flogging should be “applied in such manner and with such intervals” that it does not kill the offender being flogged. The provisions of Chapter XXIX of the Code shall not apply in respect of punishments awarded under section 5 or section 6 of this Ordinance. In the Pakistan Penal Code, – a. Retrieved from ” https: Further Zina offenses are or as of were [13].

The Hudood Ordinances – Newspaper –

Whoever is guilty of the abetment lawss an offence liable to hadd under this Ordinance shall be liable to the punishment provided for such offence as tazir. December 18, News Release.

Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person in order that such person may be subjected, or may be so disposed of as to be put in danger of being subjected, to the 19799 list of any person, or knowing it to be likely that such person will be so subjected or disposed of, shall be punished with death or rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to twenty-five years, and shall also be liable to fine, and, if the punishment be one of imprisonment, shal also be awarded the punishment of whipping not exceeding thirty stripes.


The Act has now deleted zina bil jabbar from the Zina Hudood Ordinance [17] and inserted sections and for Rape and Punishment respectively in the Pakistan Penal Code to replace it.

The Offence of Zina (Enforcement Of Hudood) Ordinance,

December 24, Dispatches. Under the ordinances, tazir punishments often involve flogging. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Other legal experts have claimed that the original law was not so unbalanced as its opponents claimed or that the reforms will be hhdood to enforce.

Retrieved 18 November The Hudood Ordinances are fundamentally flawed and must be repealed in their entirety. Hadd offences fixed punishment require a higher standard of proof than tazir discretionary punishment and their punishments are more severe. The ordinance also abolished Pakistan’s statutory rape law. Islamism in South Asia. Enticing or taking away or detaining with criminal intent a woman Whoever takes or entices away any woman with intent that she may have illicit inter-course with any person, or conceals or detains with intent any woman, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years and with whipping not exceeding thirty stripes, and shall also be liable to fine.

Because of this stringent standard, no accused has ever been found guilty and stoned to death in Pakistan, [14] [15] lawz punishments hjdood been awarded only under the Tazir provision of the Hudood Ordinance. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with short description Articles containing potentially dated statements from November All articles containing alws dated statements.


Hudood Ordinances

The provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure,hereafter in this section referred to as the Code, shall apply, mutatis mutandis in respect of cases under this Ordinance: Zina-bil-jabr is zina-bil-jabr liable to hadd if it is committed in the committed in the circumstances specified in sub-section 1 of section 5.

VII of or an offence of similar nature under any other law for the time being in force.

He then introduced a lxws of laws that codified women’s status as subordinate in law, including the Hudood Ordinances and the Qanun-e-Shahadat Order Law of Evidence Orderwhich relegated women to inferior legal status and, in some circumstances, rendered their testimony to half the weight of a man’s.

Flogging may be postponed if the offender is ill, pregnant, or if huodod weather is too cold, etc. Prohibited sexual activities, including rape zina bil jabrbecame religious offenses, subject to different evidentiary standards and punishment and the appellate jurisdiction of Islamic higher courts.

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Join our movement today. Updated December 30, Pressure on the press A government-controlled body to run the affairs of newspapers is not in sync with uudood modern concepts of rule. Punishment for Zina or zina-bil-jabr where convit is not an adult.