An order further to amend the Constitution.
Whereas pursuant to the Proclamation of Emergency of 3rd Day of November, 2007, the Chief of Army Staff has promulgated the Provisional Constitution order No.1 of 2007, by virtue of which the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has been placed in abeyance;
And whereas the said provisional Constitution order provides that the President may from time to time amend the Constitution, as is deemed expedient;
And whereas it is expedient to amend the Constitution for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
NOW, THEREFORE, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Order:-
|1.||Short title and commencement:-
|2.||Amendment of Article 175 of the Constitution:-
In the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as the Constitution, in Article 175, in clause (1), after the word "Province" the words "and a High Court for the Islamabad Capital Territory" shall be inserted.
Explanation: The words "High Court" wherever occurring in the Constitution shall include the High Court for Islamabad Capital Territory".
|3.||Amendment of Article 186A of the Constitution:-
|4.||Amendment of Article 198 of the Constitution:-
In the Constitution, in Article 198, after clause (1), the following new clause shall be inserted, namely:-
|5.||Amendment of Article 218 of the Constitution:-
In the Constitution, in Article 218, in clause (2), in sub-clause (b), for the word "Four" the word "Five" shall be substituted and after the word "Province" the words "and Islamabad Capital Territory" shall be inserted.
|6.||Addition of Article 270AAA to the Constitution.-
In the Constitution, after Article 270AA, the following new Article shall be added, namely:-
|7.||Amendment of Article 270B of the Constitution:-
In the Constitution, in Article 270B after the word "Assemblies" occurring for the second time, the comma, words and figure ", and the General Elections 2008 to the National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies" shall be inserted.
|8.||Amendment of Article 270C of the Constitution:-
In the Constitution, in Article 270C after the brackets, figures and word "(1 of 2000)" the words, brackets, figure and comma "or the Oath of Office (Judges) Order, 2007" shall be inserted and for the words "that Order" the words "the said Orders" shall be substituted.