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. (1) This Ordinance may be called offence of. Zina (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, (2)It extends to the whole of Pakistan. (3)It shall.

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Stripes shall not be applied to “the head, face, stomach or chest or the delicate parts of the body of the convict,” and should not lacerate ordinancr skin of the convict.

Human Rights Watch called on Pakistan to decriminalize adultery and non-marital consensual sex and adopt rules of evidence that give equal weight to testimony given by men and women.

A triple talaq is pronounced. Human Rights Watch said that Pakistan should ensure that it complies with its obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, which calls on states to modify or abolish laws that discriminate against women.

Pakistan: Proposed Reforms to Hudood Laws Fall Short

Most Shared December 14, Dispatches. Definitions In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject of context: The most controversial of these are the two laws pertaining to sexual offences, i.

Provided further that a trial by a Court of Session under this Ordinance shall ordinarily be held at the headquarters of the Tehsil in which the offence is alleged to have been committed.

Archived from the original on 29 November In the case mentioned in sub-section 1the Court may order retrial.

Whoever sells, lets to hire, or otherwise disposes of any person with intent that such person shall at any time by employed or used for the purpose of prostitution or illicit intercourse with any person or for any unlawful and immoral purpose, or knowing it to be likely that such person will at any time be employed or used for any such purpose, shall be punished with imprisonment for life and with whipping not exceeding thirty stripes, and shall also be liable to fine.


Now arises the question why is there so much insistence on abolishing the shari’a punishment for Zina bil Jabr? The zina provisions of the law were particularly controversial [5] and critics alleged that there were “hundreds of incidents where a woman subjected to rape, or even gang rape, was eventually accused of zina ” and incarcerated. Bythere were BOTH decision and timing are scarcely believable and will surely give more ammunition to those quarters denouncing December 24, Dispatches.

Retrieved 18 November Retrieved 21 November Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage Every man who by deceit causes any woman who is not lawfully married to him to believe that she is lawfully married to him and to cohabit with him in that belief, shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to twenty-five years and with whipping not exceeding thirty stripes, and shall also be liable to fine.

Hudood Ordinances – Wikipedia

Under haddeyewitnesses evidence of the act of penetration by “at least four Muslim adult male witnesses”, about whom “the court is satisfied”, that “they are truthful persons and abstain from major sins kabair ” tazkiyah al-shuhood.

Provided that, if the accused is a non-Muslim, the eye-witnesses may be ordinaance. This article is part of a series about Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.

December 31, Economic direction? The political party landscape remains wracked with judicial complications 19779 ongoing accountability pressures. Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person in order that such person budood be subjected, or may be so disposed of as to be put in danger of being subjected, to the unnatural list of any person, or knowing it to be hurood 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.


Hudood Ordinances

However, if the evidence requirement for zina liable to hadd is not met but the crime is proven beyond a reasonable doubt then the tazir punishment of imprisonment for up to ten years can be given. Punishment for Zina or zina-bil-jabr where convit is not an adult. Kennedy states that “clearly the perception that Zia’s program significantly discriminated against women’s rights is fundamentally flawed”.

The bill was ratified by the Senate on 23 November[54] and became law after President Musharraf signed it on 1 December Rape, now referred to as zina-bil-jabr, was similarly made liable to either the hadd or the tazir penalty depending on the type of proof available. For the purposes of this section and section 14 “illicit intercourse” means sexual inter-course between persons not united by marriage. It uudood necessary to delete this definition huudood a valid marriage] to shut this door.

ONE has to look harder and harder to discern the economic message and direction of the government. July 7, News Release. Zina bil Jabr 1 A person is said to commit zina-bil-jabr if he or she has sexual inter-course with a woman or man, as the case may be, to whom he or she is not validly married, in any of the following circumstances, namely: Skip to main content.

The Offence of Zina (Enforcement Of Hudood) Ordinance,

Kidnapping, abducitng or inducing women to compel for marriage etc. Party atmosphere set to sweep across major cities in Asia and other ofdinance as the clock ticks past midnight.

December 22, News Release. He does not argue with statements such as “eight out of every ten women in jail today are those charged with the offence of Zina”. Zina is zina liable to hadd if- a.