Press and Publications Ordinance Of Pakistan 2

Court proceedings: Proceedings of any court, tribunal and other judicial or quasijudicial body, if forbidden by the presiding officer, shall not be published. Actionable Offences: Fifteen offences are listed in Section 24(1) on which action could be taken. These include incitement to violence, approval of to excite unhealthy curiosity... more →
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Press and Publications Ordinance Of Pakistan

The most important law is the Pakistan Press and Publications ordinance of 1963 as amended in 1964 of which the salient features are given. Declaration: Declaration for a newspaper shall be authenticated by the District magistrate when after hiving heard the applicant in person and having examined evidence produced by him, he is... more →
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Criticism On Matters Sub-Judice (Pakistan)

If a matter is under police investigation and no arrest is made, comments on that do not constitute a contempt of court. But when an accused is under custody, even if he has so far not been committed for trial or produced before a magistrate, comments can fall within the mischief of the contempt law. “Just as it is a legal offence... more →
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