Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan

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The Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan (Urdu: آئین پاکستان میں پانچویں ترمیم) was adopted in September 5 of 1976, by the elected Parliament of Pakistan under the democratic government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.[1] The V Amendment widen the scope of restriction on the Pakistan High Courts to strip powers of the High Courts to enforce the grants of natural fundamental rights explained in Chapter I, Part II of the Constitution.[1] This amendment also imposed the import and sales tax on the consumer product.[1] V Amendment also restricted the eligibility of the Governor or the Chief minister of those who are not from the provinces in which they have fought the elections for the respected offices.[1] V Amendment also set the maximum age of the Chief Justice as well as the term of serving the respected office.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d e Gopak, Government of Pakistan. "5th Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan". Electronic Government of Pakistan. 

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