Articles & Papers

  • Implementation of the 18th Constitutional Amendment ( Case Study: on the Model of Communication (Federal Government-Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government))

    Uploaded on Wed, January 16, 2019

    This paper is continuation of series of publications that the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) has produced with the assistance of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) on the “Implementation of the 18th Constitutional Amendment”. This case study is unique as it documents new communication vectors between the federation and the federating units

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  • Impact of Anglo-American Jurisprudence on The Pakistan’s Legal system

    Uploaded on Fri, July 29, 2016

    This paper theoretically discusses two different legal paradigms and connects them with contemporary legal practices in Pakistan to analyze the contours of constitutional judiciary and its writ prerogative. It argues that judicial review of legislation and administrative actions is core of constitutionalism in the American liberal jurisprudential context. As this model is based on the Kantian perspective of ‘categorical imperative’ which indicates that rightful conditions for egalitarians cannot be compromised in any cost. And for sustainability of such rightful conditions, the contractarian philosopher like Kant focuses on the institution of ...

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  • Speaker's Article on 18th Amendment in CPA Journal, 2011

    Uploaded on Sun, April 3, 2011

    The unanimous passage of the 18th constitutional amendment bill by parliament has moved Pakistan away from a presidential from of government susceptible to military coups , says the speaker of the national assembly. I is now a true parliamentary democracy as envisioned by its founders in 1947 and by its two former prime ministers in the historical 2006 charter of democracy.

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  • PIPS Article in International Journal of Peace, Conflict and Development, (Bradford University UK) December 2012

    Uploaded on Thu, January 1, 1970

    There has been a tradition of seeking to address the under-representation of women in public life through the use of affirmative action including through reserved seats in the national and provincial legislatures in response to local political pressures the ….

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  • Deputy Speaker's Article on PIPS in CPA Journal, 2011

    Uploaded on Thu, October 20, 2011

    The establishment of a sustainable institute for legislative research and capacity building has been a long standing aspiration of parliamentarians and parliamentary staff in Pakistan. The establishment of the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services, PIPS, through an Act of Parliament is a major step towards the realization of this objective.

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