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Business law in Pakistan

Legal Framework

The Language of Justice
Urdu and English are the two judicial languages of Pakistan.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Possible
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The main source of the law in the country is the constitution of 1973 which has been suspended and restored with amendments many times. The country's legal system is based on English common law with provisions to accommodate Pakistan's status as an Islamic state. Pakistan accepts compulsory ICJ jurisdiction but with reservations.
Checking National Laws Online
Lexadin, the world law guide
Pakistan Law Site

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