THE FEAR OF THE SUO MOTO
On March 31st 2023 the upper house of the Parliament of Pakistan passed one of its most important legislatures. The Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill 2023 was passed unanimously by the Senate after having been passed by the National Assembly a day earlier.
THE FORIEGN INVESTMENT (Protection and Promotion) ACT, 2022
On December 14th, 2022, Pakistan passed perhaps its most useful and important law regarding foreign investment so far.
THE RETURN OF MINING TO PAKISTAN: FROM A PAKISTANI MINING LAWYER’S PERSEPCTIVE
On December 9th, 2022, the Supreme court of Pakistan declared an Agreement signed between the Government of Pakistan, Barrick Gold and Antofagasta PLC as legally binding. And I just cannot believe that I lived to see this day.
REMOVAL AND BLOCKING OF UNLAWFUL ONLINE CONTENT (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) RULES 2021. A LAW IN FURTHERANCE OF THE MAIN DATA PROTECTION LAW IN PAKISTAN, THE PREVENTION OF ELECTRONIC CRIMES ACT 2016.
The Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules 2021 (“Rules”) have been enacted in furtherance of sections 37 and 51 of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 (“PECA”). Section 37 and 51 of the PECA provide that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (“PTA”) may promulgate rules for the blocking and …
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DATA PRIVACY LAW IN PAKISTAN AND ITS APPLICABILITY TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
1. THE LAW 1.1. Key legislation and regulations In the main Employment Law or Labour Law as it is more commonly referred to in Pakistan is applicable to lower cadre employees who may be skilled or unskilled. Examples of lower cadre unskilled workers are drivers, gardeners whereas skilled lower cadre employees can be technicians, clerks, …
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