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This section contains all related source material utilized on benchbook.pk. Each section is divided into the relevant Case Law, Domestic Legislation, International Treaties and Standards, as well as Reports or Other Sources.

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18th Constitutional Amendment, domestic-law-section-5 section-5
Abdul Baqi vs. The State – 2019 PCrLJ Quetta 442, case-law-section-4 section-4
Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105), domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Acid Control and Acid Crime Prevention Act 2010, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Afghan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement 2010, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Agha Zubair vs. The State – 2019 Y L R Note 93, case-law-section-5 section-5
Al Jehad Trust, case-law section-1
American Convention on Human Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
Amjad Shah v the State – PLD 2017 Supreme Court 152, case-law-section-8 section-8
Anti-Dumping Duties Act 2015, domestic-law section-1
Anti-Money Laundering Act 2010, domestic-law section-1
Anti-Terrorism Act 1997, domestic-law section-1
Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997, domestic-law-section-5 section-5
Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Antiquities Act, 1975, domestic-law section-1
Arab Charter on Human Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
ATA 1997, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Attaullah vs. The State – P L D 2019 Balochistan 75, case-law-section-4 section-4
Azeem Khan v Mujahid Khan – 2016 SCMR 274, case-law-section-8 section-8
Balochistan Child Protection Act, 2016, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Balochistan Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act 2014, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Balochistan Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2014, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Bangkok Rules, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Bashiran Bibi v. Station House Officer, case-law-section-3 section-3
Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners 1990, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, 1951, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Beijing Declaration on South-South Cooperation for Child Rights in the Asia Pacific Region, international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
Benazir Bhutto vs. The President of Pakistan – P L D 1998 Supreme Court 388, case-law-section-4 section-4
Bilal Akbar Bhatti vs. Election Tribunal, Multan – P L D 2015 Lahore 272, case-law-section-5 section-5
Bill on Ratification of International Treaties, domestic-law section-1
Birth, Marriage and Death Registration Act 1886, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Body of Principles for the Protection of all Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment definition of arrest., international-treaties-and-standards-section-3 section-3
Bonded Labour (Abolition) Act, 1992, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act 1992, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1925, domestic-law section-1
Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biodiversity, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
CCPR General Comment No. 20 (Prohibition of Torture, or Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment), international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
CEDAW Committee – Fifth periodic report submitted by Pakistan 2018, international-treaties-and-standards-section-5 section-5
Charter of the United Nations, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Chemical Weapons Convention, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Ordinance 2000, domestic-law section-1
Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Children (Pledging of Labour) Act 1933, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Children (Pledging of Labour) Act, 1933, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Code of Conduct for Punjab Police Officers, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act 2011, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, domestic-law-section-8 section-8
Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, domestic-law-section-5 section-5
Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Committe on the Rights of the Child General comment No. 24 (2019) on children’s rights in the justice system, international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
Committee on the Rights of the Child – General Comment No. 10 – 2007 – Children’s rights in juvenile justice, international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
Committee on the Rights of the Child – General Comment No. 10 – 2007 – Children’s rights in juvenile justice, international-treaties-and-standards-section-5 section-5
Communication No. 560_1993, A. v. Australia (Views adopted on 3 April 1997), in UN doc. GAOR, A_52_40 (vol. II), p. 143, paras. 9.3 and 9.4., case-law-section-3 section-3
Communication No. 754_1997, A. v. New Zealand (Views adopted on 15 July 1999), in UN doc. GAOR, A_54_40 (vol. II), p. 254, para. 7.2., case-law-section-3 section-3
Concluding observations on the initial report of Pakistan – CCPR_C_PAK_CO_1-EN, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
Constitution of Pakistan, domestic-law section-1
Constitution of Pakistan, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Constitution of Pakistan, domestic-law-section-5 section-5
Constitution of Pakistan, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Convention against Narcotic Drugs and Psychotroic Substances 1988, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Convention against Torture, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Convention against Torture, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
Convention Against Torture, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Convention concerning Discrimination in Respect of Employment, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Convention for the Protection of all persons from Enforced Disappearances, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Convention on Biological Diversity, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Convention on Minimum Age for Admission to Employment, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, international-treaties-and-standards-section-6 section-6
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of genocide, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol, international-treaties-and-standards-section-6 section-6
Convention on the Rights of the Child, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Cr.P.C. 1898, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Criminal Law (Amendment) (Offences Relating to Rape) Act, 2016, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2004, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2010, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Criminal Law (Second Amendment) Act 2011, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Criminal Law (Second Amendment) Act, 2011, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Criminal Law (Third Amendment) Act 2011, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Criminal Law (Third Amendment) Act, 2011, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Criminal Laws (Amendment) Act, 2017, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Disabled Persons (Employment and Rehabilitation) Ordinance 1981, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013 (Sindh), domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2012, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Dost Muhammad v. Additional Sessions Judge Barkhan at Rakhni., case-law-section-3 section-3
Dr. Mehmood Nayyar Azam vs. State of Chhatisgarh – Supreme Court of India – 2013 S C M R 66, case-law-section-4 section-4
Dr. Yasin Zia v. Government of Punjab – P L D 2016 Lahore 94, case-law-section-4 section-4
Employment of Children Act 1991, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Employment of Children Act, 1991, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Employment of Children Rules (Forms) 1995, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
European Convention on Human Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-5 section-5
FATF Recommendations, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
FFR v. Federation of Pakistan, case-law section-1
Foreigners Act 1946, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
GC no. 6 ICCPR on Article 6, international-treaties-and-standards-section-8 section-8
General Clauses Act 1897, domestic-law-section-5 section-5
General Comment 8 on Article 9 of the ICCPR, international-treaties-and-standards-section-3 section-3
Ghulam Hussain v. The State, case-law section-1
Ghulam Mohy-ud-din alias Haji Babu v the State – 2014 SCMR 1034, case-law-section-8 section-8
Ghulam Sarwar’s Case, case-law-section-3 section-3
Guidelines on the Applicable Criteria and Standards relating to the Detention of Asylum Seekers and Alternatives to Detention, international-treaties-and-standards-section-3 section-3
Hakim Mumtaz Ahmed v. The State., case-law-section-3 section-3
Hanover Fire Insurance, case-law section-1
Haseeba Taimoor Afridi v. The State, case-law-section-3 section-3
Hassan and others v The State and others – PLD 2013 Supreme Court 793, case-law-section-8 section-8
HRC Review of Pakistan, reports section-3
Human Rights Case No. 29388, case-law section-1
Human Rights Committe General Comment No. 32 – Article 14 Right to equality before courts and tribunals and to a fair trial, international-treaties-and-standards-section-5 section-5
Human Rights Committee concluding observations on Pakistan’s initial report in 2017, international-treaties-and-standards-section-3 section-3
Human Rights Committee, Concluding Observations- Argentina, UN Doc CCPR_CO_70_ARG (2000), para. 10, international-treaties-and-standards-section-3 section-3
Human Rights Council Opinion 11_2018, international-treaties-and-standards-section-3 section-3
Iftikhar Ahmad v the State – 2019 SCMR 1224, case-law-section-8 section-8
Iftikhar Ahmed Khan v Asghar Khan – 2009 SCMR 502, case-law-section-8 section-8
ILO Convention C138 – Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138), international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
ILO Convention C182 – Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182), international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
ILO Convention No. 100 – Equal Remuneration
ILO Convention No. 111 – Discrimination, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
ILO Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100), international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
ILO Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29), international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
ILO Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention no98, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182), international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Imran Maqbool v. Federation of Pakistan, case-law section-1
Inbox Business Technologies Ltd. vs. Pakistan 2018 P T D 621, case-law-section-5 section-5
Industrial Relations Ordinance 2002, domestic-law section-1
Initial reports of States parties due in 2011 footnote 107, reports section-3
International Commission of Jurists definition of administrative or preventive detention, reports section-3
International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
International convention on Migrant Workers, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the crime of apartheid, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
International Covenant of all forms of discrimination against women, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-8 section-8
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-5 section-5
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-4 section-4
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-6 section-6
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-5 section-5
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-6 section-6
International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Introduction to Police Order 2002 – CPDI – Pakistan, reports-section-2 section-2
Islamabad Capital Territory Child Protection Act, 2018, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Juvenile Justice System Act 2018, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Juvenile Justice System Act 2018, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Juvenile Justice System Act, 2018, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Juvenile Justice System Act, 2018, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Juvenile Justice System Ordinance, 2000, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Juvenile Justice System Ordinance, 2000, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Khizar Hayat v the State – 2006 SCMR 1755, case-law-section-8 section-8
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Disabled Persons (Employment and Rehabilitation) Act 2012, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elimination of Custom of Ghag Act, 2018, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Prohibition of Employment of Children Act, 2015, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Khyber Pakthunkhwa Child Protection and Welfare Commission Act, 2010, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
KP Child Protection and Welfare Act 2010, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
KP Police Act 2017, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Kyoto Protocol to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Lal Khan v the Crown – PLD 1952 Lahore 502, case-law-section-8 section-8
Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act 1973, domestic-law-section-5 section-5
Lunacy Act 1912, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance 1960, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Ministry of Interior vs. The Special Court – P L D 2020 Islamabad 82, case-law-section-5 section-5
Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Mst. Rukhsana Bibi, case-law section-1
Muhammad Amin vs. The State 2007 PCrLJ 1303, case-law-section-4 section-4
Muhammad Hashim Raza vs. The State – 1997 M L D 1130, case-law-section-5 section-5
Muhammad Ismail v the State – 2017 SCMR 713, case-law-section-8 section-8
Muhammad Nadeem Arif vs. Inspector General of Police, Punjab – 2011 SCMR 408, case-law-section-5 section-5
Muhammad Sharif v the State – 2019 SCMR 1368, case-law-section-8 section-8
Muhammad Sharif v the State – PLD 2009 Supreme Court 709, case-law-section-8 section-8
Muhammd Afzal, Ex-Assistance Sub-Inspector vs. Senior Superintendent of Police, Operations, Lahore – P L D 2005 Lahore 377, case-law-section-5 section-5
National Commission for Minorities Act 2015, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
National Commission on the Rights of the Child Act, 2017, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
National Commission on the Status of Women Act 2012, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
National Conrmission on the Rights of Child Act, 2017, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Natonal Mechanism for Reporting and Follow-up – Treaty Reporting Monitoring – United Nations, reports-section-2 section-2
NCSW v. Government of Pakistan, case-law section-1
Noor Muhammad v. SHO Police Station KlurKot, case-law-section-3 section-3
NWFP Compulsory Primary Education Act 1996, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Optional Protocol to the CAT Convention, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Optional Protocol to the Child Rights Convention on Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
Optional Protocol to the CRC on the involvement of children in armed conflict 2002, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Optional Protocol to the CRC on the Involvment of Children in Armed Conflict, international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
Optional Protocol to the CRC on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, international-treaties-and-standards-section-7 section-7
Optional Protocol to the CRC ont he sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, international-treaties-and-standards section-1
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, international-treaties-and-standards-section-2 section-2
PAF Act 1953, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Pak Army Act 1952, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Pak Navy Act 1961, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Pakistan Bar Council Free Legal Aid Rules, 1999, domestic-law-section-5 section-5
Pakistan Citizenship Act, 1951, domestic-law section-1
Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority Ordinance, 1982, domestic-law section-1
Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997, domestic-law section-1
Pakistan Penal Code 1860, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Pakistan Penal Code 1860, domestic-law-section-8 section-8
Pakistan Penal Code 1860, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Pakistan Penal Code 1860, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Pakistan Penal Code 1860, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Pakistan Penal Code 1860, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Pakistan Prison Rules 1978, domestic-law section-1
Pakistan Prison Rules 1978, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Pakistan Prison Rules 1978, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Pakistan Prison Rules 1978 (Final), domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Pakistan Prison Rules 1978 (Final), domestic-law-section-4 section-4
PILDAT Right to Free and Compulsory Education in Pakistan 2011, reports-section-2 section-2
Police Order 2002, domestic-law-section-3 section-3
Police Order 2002, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
Policies for Special Persons in Pakistan Analysis of Policy Implementation – Mughees Ahmed, et. al., reports-section-2 section-2
Prevention and Control of Human Trafficking Ordinance, 2002, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act, 2018, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act, 2018, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Principles for the Protection of All Persons under any Form of Detention or Imprisonment, international-treaties-and-standards-section-3 section-3
Prisoners Act 1900, domestic-law-section-6 section-6
Prisons Act 1894, domestic-law-section-2 section-2
Prisons Act, 1894, domestic-law-section-7 section-7
Prisons Act, 1894, domestic-law-section-4 section-4
‎Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance 2002, domestic-law section-1
Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act, 2010,