First Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan

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The I Amendment (First Amendment) to the Constitution of Pakistan, is a part of the Constitution of Pakistan which came on effect on May 4 of 1974. The official document of the First Amendment is called the Constitution (First Amendment), 1974. The I Amendment redefined the international and provisional boundaries, federal treaties of Pakistan, and naval treaties of Pakistan. The I Amendment eliminates and removed the references of East-Pakistan after the recognition of Bangladesh. The I Amendment amended articles 1, 8, 17, 61, 101, 193, 199, 200, 209, 212, 250, 260 and 272, and the First Schedule of the Constitution of Pakistan.


The territories and boundaries of Pakistan shall comprise
  • The Province of Baluchistan, the North-West Frontier, the Punjab and Sindh ;
  • The Islamabad Capital Territory, hereinafter referred to as the Federal Capital ;
  • The Federally Administered Tribal Areas; and
  • Such States and territories as are or may be included in Pakistan, whether by accession or otherwise.
  • Parliament may by law admit into the Federation new States or areas on such terms and conditions as it thinks fit.

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