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.

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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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