COMPENDIUM OF SUMMARIES OF JUDICIAL DECISIONS IN ENVIRONMENT RELATED CASES
Appendix- Part A
ENVIRONMENT RELATED EXTRACTS FROM THE CONSTITUTIONS OF SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES
(Referred to in the Cases)
Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,
Part II, Art. 9
No person shall be deprived of life or liberty save in accordance with law.
Part II, Art. 14
(1) The dignity of man and, subject to law, the privacy of home, shall be inviolable.
Part VII, Art. 184
(1) The Supreme Court shall, to the exclusion of every other court, have
original jurisdiction in any dispute between any two or more Governments.
Explanation.-In this clause, "Governments" means the Federal
Government and the Provincial Governments.
(2) In the exercise of the jurisdiction conferred on it by clause (1), the Supreme Court shall pronounce declaratory judgments only.
(3) Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 199, the Supreme Court shall, if it considers that a question of public importance with reference to the enforcement of any of the Fundamental Rights conferred by Chapter I of Part II is involved have the power to make an order of the nature mentioned in the said Article.