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Offences Against Property (Enforcement of ‘Hudood’) Ordinance, (2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan. (3) It shall come into force on the. Pakistan’s notorious Hudood Ordinances were promulgated in by the The introduction of these laws resulted in the offences of rape and. 7. See Offences Against Property (Enforcement of Hudood) Ordinance () ( Pak.) (prohibiting theft); Prohibition (Enforcement of Hadd) Order () (Pak.).

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Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value. The primary distinction lzw the hadd and tazir offenses is that the hadd offences require a higher standard of proof than is needed in tazir as the Islamic punishments are more severe.

Zina or zina-bil-jabr liable to tazir. The Presiding Officer of the Court by which a case is tried, or an appeal is heard, under this Ordinance shall be a Muslim: The Act has now deleted zina bil jabbar from the Zina Hudood Ordinance [17] and inserted sections and for Rape and Punishment respectively in the Pakistan Penal Code to replace it. Furthermore, in addition to other problems created by these laws, their judicial application also made it easier to get away with crimes against women such as honour killings and general degradation and humiliation of women in society.

Which stories saw the the biggest audience in hhdood last 12 months?

Under the ordinances, tazir punishments often involve flogging. Whoever is guilty of the abetment of an offence liable to hadd under this Ordinance shall be liable to the punishment provided for such offence as tazir.

Worse, in actual practice, the vast majority of hudoo women were found guilty by the trial court only to be acquitted on appeal to the Federal Shariat Court. Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina set for landslide win as opposition demands new vote. Inbefore the ordinances 1997 into effect there were 70 women held in Pakistani prisons.

In the Pakistan Penal Code, – a. Pakistan’s previous rape laws, repealed by the Zina Ordinance, had defined rape as compulsory sexual intercourse. Human Rights Watch said that Pakistan should ensure that it complies with its obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, which calls on states to modify or abolish laws that discriminate against women.


Stripes shall not be applied to “the head, face, stomach or chest or the delicate parts of the body of the convict,” and should not lacerate the skin of the convict. The most controversial of these are the two laws pertaining to sexual offences, i. She goes through her period of iddat. Penetration is sufficient to constitute the sexual inter-course necessary to the offence of zina-bil-jabr.

The Offence of Zina (Enforcement Of Hudood) Ordinance,

The system provided for two kinds of offences — hadd and tazir — with different punishments to go with them. Because the promulgation of the Hidood Ordinance entailed hudooe abolition of Pakistan’s statutory rape law, girls as young as twelve have been prosecuted for having extra-marital intercourse under circumstances that would previously have mandated statutory rape charges against their assailant.

Some of these countries have since repealed the law of stoning. The provisions of Chapter XXIX of the Code shall not apply in respect of punishments awarded under section 5 or section 6 of this Ordinance. The Hudood Laws of Pakistan”. Whoever kidnaps or abducts any woman with intent that she may be compelled, or knowing it to be likely that she will be compelled, to marry any person against her will, or in order that she may be forced or seduced to illicit inter-course, or knowing it to be likely that she will be forced or seduced to illicit inter-course, shall be punished with imprisonment for life and with whipping not exceeding thirty stripes, and shall also be liable to fine; and whoever by means of criminal intimidation as defined in the Pakistan Penal Code, or of abuse of authority or any other method of compulsion, induces any woman to go from any place with intent that she may be, or knowing that it is likely that she will be, forced or seduced to illicit inter-course with another person shall also be punishable as aforesaid.


The provision of sub-section 3 of section or section of the Code shall not apply in respect of the punishment of whipping awarded under this Ordinance. The dimensions of human misery This article is part of a series about Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq. In the case mentioned in sub-section 1the Court may order retrial. Crime and Punishment in Hudkod Law: Application of certain provisions of Pakistan Penal Code, and amendment.

December 31, News Release. Zina is zina liable to hadd if- a.

Hudood Ordinances

Archived from the original on 29 December The provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure,hereafter in this section referred to as the Code, shall apply, mutatis mutandis in respect of cases under this Ordinance: Laathen President Pervez Musharraf again proposed reform of the ordinance.

Buying a person for purposes of prostitution, etc. Retrieved 29 January Human rights attorney Sadakat Kadri replies that “Kennedy reached that mistaken view” because he compared male and female “conviction statistics as though they were alike, ignoring the fact that most men would have been rapists, whereas the women would all have been rape victims or alleged consenting adulterers.

Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed. This is to discourage one step of humiliation of women.

Zina 197 Jabr 1 A person is said to commit zina-bil-jabr if he or she has sexual inter-course with a woman or man, as the case may be, to whom he or she is not validly married, in any of the following circumstances, namely: Such cases have been less frequent lad recent years, although the risk remains. The husband then claims that sans the confirmation of divorce by the local authorities the marriage is not over and launches a zina prosecution.