LAHORE: Governor Punjab Malik Rafique Rajwana on Monday signed the Women protection Bill. The bill approved by the Punjab assembly. Punjab Assembly Ka Tahafuz-e-Khawateen Bill – by Prof. Riffat Mazhar – 28th February Posted By: Prof. Riffat Mazhar on February Huqooq e niswan act by mufti muneeb ur rehman. Women right and women protection bill in pakistan. Kati Kokab. Women right and women.
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Throughout those twenty-seven years during which this offence had remained under the jurisdiction of the police, there were hardly any cases where innocent people had been put to trouble. This means that if any court awards Hadd, then the government is authorized to alter or reduce this punishment.
The bill approved by the Punjab assembly on February 24 was signed by the governor after which its gazette notification was issued.
The reason for this is an extremely unjust propaganda which certain circles are busily spreading ever since the Hudood ordinance has been implemented.
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What we need to think is that if a woman was unable to present four witnesses and she was given punishment, which clause of Hudood Ordinance was used to award her the punishment? However, if one was to assume that this risk has not yet been fully eliminated, then one could draft a law according to which no woman claiming to have been a victim of rape could be arrested under any article of the Hudood Ordinance, until the court has delivered its final judgment.
Now arises the question, is the kind of lewdness which has been declared a criminal offence indeed a criminal offence? Maria Zulfiqar Khan Dr. In the Sahih Bukhari is a tradition according to which a slave had raped a slave-girl.
Governor Punjab signs Women Protection Bill
While in this case two eye-witnesses are not available. Secondly, obliging the plaintiff to immediately produce four witnesses in case of Hadd, and two eye witnesses in case of lewdness, seems to be a quite unique feature of our martial law.
Abdul Qadeer Khan Dr. The bill further highlights that firearms or ammunition found in possession of those convicted of violence against women will also be confiscated.
Governor Punjab signs Women Protection Bill. Huqooq Niswan Ya Huqooq Fahashi. If he enters, he will be charged with further crime and the punishments will be decided later. Disobedience of any transitional, protection, residence or monetary order more than once will be penalized by a two year jail sentence or a fine of Rs5 lac.
Therefore this part of the bill is also against the injunctions of the Holy Quran and Sunnah. Women fearing conviction under Section 10 2 frequently bring charges of rape under 10 3 against their alleged partners. By then they had spent many bil in jail, were ostracized by their families, and had become social outcasts. Gen R Abdul Qayyum Lt. After oaths from both sides have taken place the marriage will dissolve. This article which had actually resolved many legal perplexities, and because of which oppressed women had been considerably biill vulnerable, has been cancelled in the said bill.
Punjab Assembly Ka Tahafuz-e-Khawateen Bill – by Prof. Riffat Mazhar – 28th February
Therfore, the right given to the government to reduce the punishment by removing the clause 20 section 5 of the Zina Ordinance is in disregard of Haqloq and Sunnah. Iftikhar Hussain Bukhari Haqoo. He analysed all the data related to Hudood Ordinance cases and presented the results in the form of a report which has been published. It is alleged that the legislation led to thousands of women being imprisoned without being proved whether they were actually guilty.
Can a single day even do justice to the stepping stone to Jannah? This claim has been and is repeated incessantly, so far that even educated people began to consider it as true.
This page was last edited on 7 Marchat And if the court deems not to have sufficient reason to further pursue the matter, the case shall be dismissed then and there.
The Bill remains controversial amongst many liberals and moderates in Pakistan who argue it does not go far enough as stoning to death is still theoretically on a punishment, though not implemented by the courts, the liberals argue it should be removed entirely.