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CIRRICULUM OF PESHAWAR UNIVERSITY FOR
LLB PART I

(2014)

     
PAPER – I JURISPRUDENCE  
  Course Contents    
  1. The Sciences of Jurisprudence as subject:  
      a) Meanings  
      b) Definition  
      c) Kinds of Jurisprudence  
      d) Relation of Jurisprudence with other social sciences  
  2. The Nature of Law  
  3. The administration of Justice  
  4. The Source of Law  
  5. Legislation  
  6. Precedent  
  7. Custom  
  8. Legal Rights  
  9. Ownership  
  10. Possession  
  11. Persons  
  12. Titles  
  Books Recommended  
  1 ‘ Jurisprudence’ by John Salmond edited by Fritz Gerald (latest edition)  
  2 ‘ Jurisprudence’ by Hibbert (latest edition)  
  3 ‘ Jurisprudence’ by Dennis Lloyds (Steven and sons Ltd, London)  
  4 ‘ Jurisprudence’ by C.W Paton  
  5 Justice(R) ZA Channa, ‘Precedents’  
PAPER-II   ISLAMIC JURISPRUDENCE  
 
Course Contents
 
  1. History of the growth of the Muslim Legal system  
  2. Various Schools of Islamic Law  
  3. Sources of Law  
   
a.
The Qur’an and the Tradition  
   
b.
Ijma and customs  
  4.
Juristic Deduction
 
   
a.
Qiy’as or Analogy  
   
b.
Istehsan or Juristic Equity  
   
c.
Istedlal  
   
d.
Ijtehad and Taqlid  
  5. Acts, Rights and Obligations  
  6. Legal Capacity  
  7. Ownership and possession  
  8. Constitutional Law  
  9. Muslim International Law  
  10. Law of Contarct  
  11. Islamic Law of Crimes and Torts  
 
Books Recommended
 
  1. ‘Muhammadan Jurisprudence’ by Sir Abdurrahim  
  2. ‘ Phalspha Shariat-i-Islam’ by Subhi Mehmasani  
  3. ‘The Early Development of Islamic Jurisprudence’ by Dr. Ahmad Hassan
  4. ‘Islam Ka Nizam-I-Hakoomat’ by Maulana Hamid-al-Ansari Ghazi  
  5. ‘The Muslim Conduct of State’ by Dr. Riaz-ul-Hassan Gilani  
  6. ‘Islamic Jurisprudence’ by Imran Ahsan Niazi  
    The following books may be added to the reading list  
  1. The early development of Islamic Jurisprudence by Ahmad Hassan  
  2. 'A History of Islamic law’ by NJ Coulson  
  3. Islamic Jurisprudence by Imran Ahmad Nyazee  
PPAER-III   CONSTITUTIONAL LAW-I  
  1. The British Constitution  
  2. The Constitution of the USA  
 
Course Contents
 
    All contents of British and Constitution of United States are given as under:
 
Principles of British Constitution
 
  1. Salient features of the British Constitution  
  2. Difference between constitution & constitutional Law  
  3. Sources and nature of the British Constitution  
  4. Separation of Powers  
  5. The Rule of Law  
  6. Parliamentary Supremacy  
  7. British Constitutional Conventions  
  8. Royal Prerogatives  
  9. British Cabinet  
  10. British Parliament  
  11. Privileges of the Parliament  
  12. Fundamental Rights and Human rights Act, 1998  
  13. Freedom of Expression  
  14. Judiciary  
  15. Impact of European Union  
 
Constitution of United States
 
  1. Brief History of Conventions leading to the passing of American Constitution
  2. Important Characteristics / Salient Features  
  3. Human rights Bill – Civil Liberties  
  4. Ratification of the Constitution  
  5. Federalism  
  6. Congress, its Two Houses- Legislative procedure  
  7. Senate and effectiveness of its control  
  8. Separation of Powers  
  9. President – His election, powers and checks on him  
  10.    
   
a.
Judiciary  
   
b.
Judicial Review  
  11. Rigidity – Procedure of amendments  
 
Books Recommended
 
  1. The English Constitutions by Bagehot  
  2. Law of the Constitution, by Dicey  
  3. The Government of England by Lowell  
  4. The Govt. of USA by Munro  
  5. The American Political System by Brogen  
  6. The American Presidency by Laski  
  7. The Supreme Court of United Stated by Warren  
PAPER –IV
LAW OF CONTARCT  
  1. Contract Act, 1872  
  2. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930  
 
Course Contents
 
   
Contract
 
  1.
Preliminary / General Principles
 
2.
Formation of the contract
3.
Communication, Acceptance and Revocation of Proposal
  4.
Contract, Voidable Contracts and Void Agreements
 
  5.
Contingent Contracts
 
  6.
Performance of Contracts
 
  7.
Of certain relations resembling those created by contracts
 
  8.
The Breach of Contract its consequences and remedies
 
  9.
Indemnity and guarantee
 
  10.
Bailments
 
  11.
Agency
 
 
SALE OF GOODS
 
  1.
General principles
 
  2.
Formation of the Contract of sale
 
  3.
Subject matter of the Contract
 
  4.
Conditions and warranties
 
  5.
Sale by Sample and Description
 
  6.
Auction Sale
 
  7.
Transfer of Property
 
  8.
Delivery and payment of Price
 
  9.
Title
 
  10.
Performance of the Contract
 
  11.
Rights of Unpaid Seller
 
  12.
Breaches of the Contract and remedies
 
PAPER-V
LAW OF TORTS
 
 
1.
Law of Torts
 
  Course Contents  
 
1.
Definition of Tort
 
 
2.
Difference between Tort and Crime; Tort and Breaches of Contract
 
 
3.
Essential of Tort
 
 
4.
Personal Disabilities
 
 
5.
Discharge of Tort
 
 
6.
Exceptions of Tort
 
 
7.
Master and Servant
 
 
8.
Remedies
 
 
9.
Measurement of Damages
 
 
10.
Remoteness of Damages
 
 
11.
Defamation – Essential of Libel and Slander, Defenes
 
 
12.
Negligence and Contributory Negligence
 
 
13.
Nuisance; Public Nuisance and Private nuisance
 
 
14.
Principle of Absolute Liability
 
 
15.
Malicious Prosecution
 
 
16.
Fraud and Misrepresentation
 
 
17.
Assault, Battery and malice
 
 
18.
Wrongful confinement
 
 
19.
Torts against Property
 
  Books Recommended  
 
1.
Winfield on ‘Torts’
 
 
2.
R.K Kapoor on ‘Law of Tort’
 
 
3.
Salmond on ‘Torts’
 
 
4.
A.M Chaudhry on ‘Law of Torts’
 
 
5.
‘Law of Torts; by underhill
 
 
6.
Defamation Ordinance, 2002
 
PAPER-VI  
CRIMINAL LAW
 
 
The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 and the Hudood Laws, 1979
 
 
Course Contents
 
 
Definition of Crime, Nature and History of Crime, Cause of Crime, Crime and Tort, Function of Criminal Law, Criminal Liability, Actus reus, Mens rea, intention, Knowledge, Motive, Principles of participation, negligence, Recklessness, Strict liability; General defences, Preliminary offences, Sexual offences, Assault, Battery, Hurt, homicide, Offence against property, offence affecting the Public health, Safety, Convenience, decency and morals.
 
 
The Law as contained in the Pakistan Penal Code & Hadood Ordinance
 
Books recommended
 
 
1.
Smith & Hoggen on English Criminal Law
 
 
2.
Cross and Jones on English Criminal Law
 
 
3.
M.H Nizami on Pakistan Penal Code
 
 
4.
Shoukat Mahmood on Pakistan Penal Code
 
       
   
The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860
 
   
The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860, omitting the following Chapters
 
 
1.
Chapter- VII (Offences relating to the Army, Navy and Air Force)
 
2.
Chapter-IX-A (Offences relating to Election)
 
 
3.
Chapter –XII (Offences relating to Coins and Govt Stamps)
 
 
4.
Chapter –XIII (Offences relating to weight and Measures)
 
 
5.
Chapter –XIII (Offences relating to documents and to trade or property marks)
   
HADOOD LAWS
 
 
Course Contents
 
   
Offences Against Property (Enforcement of Hudood) Ord, 1979
   
The Offence of Zina (Enforcement of Hadood) Ord, 1979
 
   
The Offence of Qazf (Enforcement of Hadd) Ord 1979
 
   
The Prohibition (Enforcement of Hudood) Ord1979
 
PAPER-VII  
LAW OF EQUITY & SPECIFIC RELIEF
 
       
 
1.
Law of Equity
 
 
2.
The Specific Relief Act, 1877
 
  Course Contents  
   
All Maxims of Equity
 
   
All provisions of the Specific Relief Act, 1877
 
  Book Recommended  
   
Specific Relief Act by Shaukat Mahmood