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Draft Ordinance

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This section presents the first draft of the Qisas and Diyat Ordinance prepared by the Council of Islamic Ideology under the chairmanship of Justice Afzal Cheema. It is necessary to modify the existing law relating to certain offences affecting the human body so as to bring it into conformity with the Injunctions of Islam as set out in the Holy Quran and Sunnah. The diyat in qatl-i-amd shall be paid by the convict himself and that of qatl-e-shib-hul-amd or qatl-e-khata or qatl-e-bil-sabab shall be paid by his aqila.

Keywords: Diyat ordinance; Justice Afzal Cheema; qatal-e-amd; qatal-e-khata; Qisas ordinance; the Council of Islamic Ideology

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