Testament of a [Pakistani] Liberal by Dorab Patel

By Dorab Patel

This paintings strains the historical past of lawmaking in Pakistan, from the making of the 1st structure to the current occasions, with Justice Dorab Patel's candid perspectives on a number of the significant situations and decisions which had an influence either on society and lawmaking. The e-book is a testomony of the author's perspectives on problems with human rights, martial legislation, the function of the judiciary, the implementation of legislations and extra, constructed in the course of his lengthy occupation either on the bar and at the bench.

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Justice C ornelius agreed with these observations . His concept of the rights of traders to carry on their trade was thus based on the common law, as it stood in the nineteenth century. aire capitalism had an appeal for Indians. aire capitalism was that the pursuit of self-interest, unfettered by any considerations of the public interest or of social and 48 TESTAMENT OF A LIBERAL economic justice, would in the long run lead to economic development. Laissez-faire capitalism was a stimulus to industrial development, but it was also responsible for heavy cyclical unemployment and for many social and economic evils .

Katrak (PLD 1 95 9 SC 45) . The respondent owned a block of flats in Karachi which had been requisitioned under Sindh (Requisition of Land Act, 1 94 7) by the Rent Controller appointed under this Act. The respondent had challenged the Rent Controller's order in an appeal under Section 1 0 (2) of the Sindh Requisition of Land Act which read 'The Provincial Government shall then call for the report of the case from the Controller and after perusing such record and making such further enquiry as it thinks fit, may reverse, modify or conform the order made by the Controller' .

There are the Provincial Assemblies . They have to be recalled back to select their representatives . ' In view of this assurance about elections, Justice Munir allowed the appeal only on the ground that S ection 223-A of the Government of India Act, which had conferred the writ jurisdiction on the superior C ourts, was not a valid amendment of the Constitution because the Governor-General had not given his ass ent to the ins ertion of S e ction 2 23-A in the Government of India Act. This was unfortunate, because the Governor-General went back on the assurance given by him to the Federal Court through Mr Diplock and took no steps, whatso ever, to h o l d el ections for a new Constituent Assembly.

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