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    UNSR Report: Disease Pandemics and the Freedom of Opinion and Expression

    May 4, 2020

    In this report, the UNSR on Freedom of Expression registers alarm that some efforts to combat the coronavirus disease pandemic may be failing to meet the standards of legality, necessity, and proportionality. The Special Rapporteur highlights five areas of concern, showing that access to information, independent media, and other free expression rights are critical to meeting the challenges of the pandemic.

    The Law Affecting Civil Society in Asia

    April 21, 2020

    Made up of more than 40 countries, Asia defies easy categorization. On the one hand, many countries are home to vibrant civil society sectors. On the other hand, in too many countries, state regulatory controls on civil society are becoming increasingly restrictive.

    Civic Freedom Digest: Trends in the Asia-Pacific Region

    February 21, 2020

    In this issue of the Civic Freedom Digest, ICNL highlights some of the key challenges and opportunities for civic freedoms across the Asia-Pacific region.

    Pakistan

    July 19, 2018

    ICNL Comments on the Policy for Regulation of International Non-governmental Organizations in Pakistan

    December 22, 2015

    This paper addresses the Policy for regulation of International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) in Pakistan adopted in October 2015.

    Anti-terrorism (Amendment) Act

    December 3, 2015

    Act No. VI of 2014 An Act further to amend the Anti-terrorism Act, 1997 WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Anti-terrorism Act, 1997 […]

    Policy for regulation of International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) in Pakistan

    December 3, 2015

    GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN MINISTRY OF INTERIOR ***** Notification No.6/34/2015 – PE -III Islamabad, 1 st October, 2015 Policy for regulation of International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) […]

    An Act to Provide for the Promotion, Protection and Enforcement of Human Rights in the Province of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    December 2, 2015

    AN ACT to provide for the promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights in the P rovince of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Preamble. — WHEREAS it […]

    Policy for Regulation of International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs)

    December 2, 2015

    GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN MINISTRY OF INTERIOR ***** Notification No.6/34/2015 -PE-III Islamabad, 1st October, 2015 Policy for regulation of International Non-governmental Organizations (INGOs) in Pakistan 1. […]

    Memorandum of Understanding between The Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and [Name of Organization]

    December 2, 2015

    MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN AND [NAME OF ORGANIZATION] This MOU is made between the Government of Pakistan through […]

    Document Checklist

    December 2, 2015

    DOCUMENT CHECKLIST N O T E : A L L D O C U M E N T S A R E M A N […]

    A Global Assault on Nonprofits

    November 30, 2015

    This Journal of Democracy article, written by ICNL President Douglas Rutzen in November 2015, summarizes recent developments in the global crackdown on civil society.

    The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act

    July 1, 2015

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    Procedure for Obtaining Licence by an Association Not For Profit Under Section 42 of The Companies Ordinance, 1984

    July 1, 2015

    PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING LICENCE BY AN ASSOCIATION NOT FOR PROFIT UNDER SECTION 42 OF THE COMPANIES ORDINANCE, 1984 ITS INCORPORATION AS A COMPANY LIMITED BY […]

    Policy for Grant of Interim Permission to International NGOs Engaged in Relief Work for Earthquake Affects

    April 27, 2015

    No.4(1)NGO/2000 GOVERNMENT OFPAKISTAN ECONOMIC AFFAIRSDIVISION ***** Islamabad,theDecember 19,2005 CIRCULAR POLICY FORGRANT OFINTERIM PERMISSION TOINTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONs(INGOs)ENGAGED INRELIEF WORK FOREARTHQUAKE AFFECTEES Subject:- Inorder tostreamline andfacilitate theprocess […]

    Policy Framework for NGOs and INGOs

    December 19, 2014

    Pakistan_policy.pdf

    Act to Further Amend the Anti-Terrorism Act

    October 2, 2013

    Pakistan_pakistanterroramend.pdf

    The Anti-Terrorism Act

    October 2, 2013

    The Anti Terrorism Act (ATA), 1997. 1. Short title, extent, application and commencement. 2. Definitions. 3. Declaration of Intent. 4. Calling in of armed forces […]

    Constitution of Pakistan

    July 15, 2013

    Pakistan_urduconst.pdf

    Comments on the Draft Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Regulation) Act

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Legal Framework for Non-Governmental Organizations in Pakistan

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Registration as a Non-Profit Company (Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance)

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Country Report From Law Rules and Regulations for the Voluntary Sector

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Societies Registration Act

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on the Value Added Tax

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    The Legal Framework for Volunteering in Emergencies

    June 1, 2011

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies conducted this study on the legal environment for volunteers in emergencies.

    Philanthropy and Law in South Asia: Key Themes and Key Choices

    February 1, 2005

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 7, Issue 2, February 2005 By Mark Sidel and Iftekhar Zaman* Philanthropy and Law in South Asia – […]

    Country Reports: South Asia

    June 1, 2002

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 4, June 2002 India Implications of Finance Act 2002 for Charitable Organizations in India, by Noshir […]

    Country Reports: South Asia

    December 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2000 India I) Ministry of Home Affairs Relaxes F.C.R.A. for Earth Quake Relief Work […]

    Country Reports: South Asia

    September 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 1, September 2000 India The Need for Innovation, Skill and Persistence Report On The Two Days’ […]

    Country Reports: Asia Pacific

    September 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 1, September 1998 Region; Australia; China; India; Pakistan REGIONAL REPORT IJNL wishes to announce the publication […]