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Name: Criminal Law (Amendment) (Offences in the Name or on pretext of Honour) (Act XLIII of 2016).
Country: Pakistan
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-10-21
Entry into force:
ISN: PAK-2016-L-109730
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line National Assembly of Pakistan PDF PDF (consulted on 2020-04-17)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 and the Code of
Criminal Procedure, 1898 by increasing the penalties for honour killings and amending the definition and scope of offences relating to honour killing. It treats the case of honour killing as “Fasad-fil-ard” for which the sentence suggested is life imprisonment that can’t be waived or compounded.
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