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Name: Criminal Law (Third Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act No. XXVI of 2011).
Country: Pakistan
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-12-26
Entry into force:
ISN: PAK-2011-L-92185
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line National Assembly, Pakistan PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-01-31)
Abstract/Citation: Revokes and replaces section 310A concerning punishment for giving a female in marriage or otherwise in badla-e-sulh, wanni or swara. Also Adds a new Chapter XXA concerning offences against women. These include the prohibition of depriving women from inheriting property; prohibition of forced marriage; prohibition of marriage with Holy Quran. Also inserts new section 402D prohibiting Provincial Governments from interfering in rape sentences.
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