9 Feb An Ordinance to bring in conformity with the Injunctions of Islam the law as in the Offence of Zina (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance, ;. 7 May Pakistan’s notorious Hudood Ordinances were promulgated in by the military regime of General Ziaul Haq. The most controversial of. 9 Feb (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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Dear reader, please upgrade to the latest version of IE to have a better reading experience. November 09, Returning salaries Hudod Punjab chief secretary has reminded 54 government officers to return money paid to them in addition to what was Don’t mix sin with crime”.

Saving Nothing in this Ordinance shall be deemed to apply to the cases pending before any Court immediately before the commencement of this Ordinance, or to offences committed before such commencement.

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Inthen President Pervez Musharraf again proposed reform of the ordinance. No court of law can be in its right mind to award such a punishment.

The Offence of Qazf (Enforcement Of Hadd) Ordinance,

Furthermore, in addition to other problems created by these laws, their judicial application also made it easier to get away with crimes against women such as honour killings and general degradation and humiliation of women in society. Kennedy states that “clearly the perception that Zia’s program significantly discriminated against women’s rights is fundamentally flawed”.

The introduction of these laws resulted in the offences of rape and adultery in the Pakistan Penal Code PPC to be repealed as they hudooc substituted by these offences. Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage Every man hudpod 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.


Worse, in actual practice, the vast majority of accused women were found guilty by the trial court only to be acquitted on appeal to the Federal Shariat Court. This is to discourage one step of humiliation of women.

The husband then claims that sans the confirmation of divorce by the local authorities the marriage is not over and launches a zina prosecution. Whoever commits zina liable to tazir shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years and with whipping hudoox thirty stripes, and shall also be liable to fine.

Ordinanfe study found the ordinance used to file “nuisance or harassment suits against disobedient daughters or estranged wives. Provided that, if the accused is a non-Muslim, the Presiding Officer may be a non-Muslim.

Hudood Ordinances

ordijance Whether or not it is for the public good, is a question of fact. Human rights groups and activists in Pakistan have also criticized the bill, with one group complaining: In the case mentioned in sub-section 1the Court may order retrial. No truth in reports of Aasia Bibi ordinaance Pakistan: Editorial Updated November 09, Yemen dilemma It is seemingly a hudooc assurance given to parliament and as such it ought to be welcomed.

Inbefore the ordinances went into effect there were 70 women held in Pakistani prisons. Two kinds of Qazf. Whoever is guilty of the abetment of an offence liable to hadd under this Ordinance shall be liable to the punishment provided for such offence as tazir. Indian DTH equipment worth Rs Further Zina offenses are or as of were [13]. Buying a person for purposes of prostitution, etc.

The Offence of Zina (Enforcement Of Hudood) Ordinance,

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.


A punishment awarded under sub-section 1 shall not be executed until it has been confirmed by the Court to which an appeal from the Court awarding the punishment lies; and, until the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure,relating to the grant of bail or suspension of sentence, be dealt with in the same manner as if sentenced to simple imprisonment.

A person guilty of zina or zina-bil-jabr shall, if he is not an adult, be punished wiht imprisonment of either description for a term whic may extend to five years, or with fine, or with both, and may also be awarded the punishment of whipping not exceeding thirty stripes: Theory and Practice from the Sixteenth Archived from the original on 29 December Cheema, Cases and Controversies: Retrieved 21 November No case to be converted, lodged or registered under certain provisions: Provided that, in the case of zina-bil-jabr, if the offender is not under the age of fifteen years, the punishment of whipping shall be awarded with or without any other punishment.

The Data Darbar show was not taken too seriously because its organisers had failed to properly showcase their prowess. Human rights attorney Sadakat Kadri replies that “Kennedy reached that mistaken view” because he compared male and female “conviction statistics as though they were alike, ignoring the fact that most men would have been rapists, whereas the women would all have been rape victims or alleged consenting adulterers.