Seventh Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan

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The Seventh Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan (Urdu: آئین پاکستان میں ساتویں ترمیم) was adopted by the elected Parliament of Pakistan on 16 May 1977, a month before the ending of ending of the democratic government of Prime minister Zulfikar Bhutto.[1] The VII Amendment was also the last of seven amendments that were adopted the elected Parliament and enforced by the Government of Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.[1] The VII Amendment orders and enables the people elected Prime Minister to obtain a Vote of confidence by the people elected members of Parliament.[1] The VII Amendment also constitutionally orders the people elected President to hold a national referendum for the approval of Prime minister if he or she fails to secure the vote of confidence of the members of Parliament.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d e "CONSTITUTION (SEVENTH AMENDMENT) ACT, 1977". Retrieved 2009-07-05. 

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