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  • Plea to restore Section 7 of Christian Divorce Act

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to federal and Punjab governments on a petition seeking restoration of Section 7 of the Christian Divorce Act 1869 earlier omitted through an ordinance promulgated by then military ruler Gen Ziaul Haq in 1981...

    The judge also issued notices to Bishop of Pakistan Alexander John Malik and Lahore Bishop Irfan Jamil on the petition filed by a Christian man, Amin Masih...

  • Govt warned against enforcing Customs Act in Malakand

    TIMERGARA: The participants of a multi-party conference called by the Awami National Party in Chakdara on Tuesday warned they would go to any extent to block the enforcement of the Customs Act in Malakand division and Kohistan district...

    They said the people of Malakand division had thought that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would announce the withdrawal of customs law from Malakand division and Kohistan during his visit to Mingora,...

  • Politicians race to claim credit for withdrawal of Customs Act

    The politicians in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are busy in celebrating the government’s announcement about non-implementation of Customs Act in Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata) but none of them bothers to focus on other problems faced by the people of the region...

    The Customs Act had once extended to Pata, which also includes Malakand division, in 1975 but the decision was not implemented owing to some commitments made with the...

  • No Customs Act in Pata, decides KP govt

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa government has decided to revoke its decision to extend the Customs Act 1969 to the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata)...

    He said that Chief Minister Pervez Khattak was likely to send a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain and request him to annul the Customs Act which was extended to the area on March 28...

  • ‘Vested interests’ prevent Customs Act’s enforcement in Fata, Pata

    MINGORA/PESHAWAR: Extended to the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas and Federally Administered Tribal Areas decades ago, the Customs Act remains unenforced due to vested interests and absence of a mechanism to register profitable non-custom paid vehicles...

    Mr Azad Khan said the police had worked on alternate mechanism to properly register all the NCP vehicles which could be traced and verified if the Custom Act of 1969 was not...

  • KP asks centre to reverse extension of Customs Act to Malakand

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has asked the federal government to withdraw the decision about extension of Customs Act to Malakand division...

    He said that extension of Customs Act to Malakand division was violation of agreement inked with the people of the region at time of its merger with Pakistan...

  • Jirga threatens civil disobedience against Customs Act

    MINGORA: The participants of a jirga here on Sunday threatened civil disobedience against enforcement of Customs Act in Malakand division...

    The participants of the jirga said that both federal and provincial governments were equally responsible for imposition of Customs Act in Malakand...

  • Malakand division shuts down to protest Customs Act

    MINGORA: A shutter down and wheel-jam strike was observed and rallies were held across the Malakand division on Wednesday against the imposition of Customs Act, 1969, in the region...

    Addressing the procession, speakers criticised the provincial and federal governments for extending the Customs Act to Malakand division...

  • Amendments to Customs Act criticised

    LAHORE: Customs agents from across the country on Tuesday demanded of the government to withdraw recent amendments in the Customs Act 1969 to protect diminishing cargo activities at all dry ports...

    Lahore Customs Agents Association chairman Mohammad Amjad Chauhdry, flanked by All-Pakistan Customs Agents Association chairman Arshad Jamal and others, said that recent amendments had literally reduced the utility of internal dry ports as...

  • KKH blocked in Kohistan against Customs Act

    MANSEHRA: Traders and people on Friday took to the streets in Kohistan against the extension of the Customs Act to the region and blocked the Karakoram Highway for more than three hours to the inconvenience of motorists and commuters in the hot and humid weather...

    If the Customs Act is enforced in our district, it will trouble peaceful environment here,” he said...

  • Govt proposes amendments to Customs Act

    ISLAMABAD: The government has proposed new amendments in the Customs Act to control trade mis-invoicing used for transfer of funds across borders based on the false declaration of price, quantity or quality on an invoice...

    In this regard, a new section 32C was proposed in the customs Act 1969...

  • Section 144 invoked to ban rallies at Teen Talwar intersection

    In a brief statement issued by the Sindh home department, it was announced that the ban had been imposed under Section 144 (power to issue order absolute at once in urgent cases of nuisance or apprehended danger) of the criminal procedure code (CrPC)...

    Take a look: Teen Talwar: the new protest spot“The Sindh government has imposed a ban under Section 144 of the CrPC on gatherings and sit-ins at the Teen Talwar Chowrangi Clifton, with...

  • Section 144 imposed in Peshawar ahead of LG polls

    PESHAWAR: The district administration of Peshawar has imposed Section 144 in the city for a period of one month in an effort to maintain law and order during the upcoming local body elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    A notification issued from the office of Deputy Commissioner Peshawar quoting DC Resud Mehsud, said that pillion riding, aerial firing, display of weapons and the use of loudspeakers in public gathering and political...

  • Making hay with Section 144 on metro bus track

    The metro bus service was inaugurated on June 4 and on the same day, Section 144 was imposed, prohibiting crossing the bus track or driving private vehicles on it...

    Even I did not know that Section 144 was imposed, how is an unlettered person supposed to know,” she said...

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