Third Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan

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The Third Amendment Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan (Urdu: آئین پاکستان میں تیسری ترمیم) is an amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan went effective on 18 February 1975, under the Government of elected Prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto an amendment to the 1973 Constitution of Pakistan[1] The amendment extend the period of preventive detention, of those who are accused of committing serious cases of treason and espionage against the state of Pakistan, are also under trial by the government of Pakistan.[1] The III Amendment protect against the abuse of government authority in legal procedure, and extended the investigation period from one month to three month.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d GoPAK, Government of Pakistan. "III Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan". Government of Pakistan and Ministry of Law and Justice. The Electronic Government of Pakistan. Retrieved 29 October 2011. 

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