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CIRRICULUM OF PESHAWAR UNIVERSITY FOR
LLB PART III

(2014)

     
PAPER-I
LAW OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
 
  All provisions of the civil Procedure code and limitation Act  
 
1
The Civil Procedure Code-1908 [ 80Marks ]  
 
2
The Limitation Act 1908 [ 20Marks ]  
  Course Contents  
    All provisions of the Civil Procedure Code. 1908 and  
    All sections of the Limitation Act, 1908. Excluding the Schedule  
  Books Recommended  
 
1
Civil Procedure Code Commentary by Aamer Raza A Khan  
 
2
Civil Procedure Code Commentary by Nizami  
 
3
Civil Procedure Code by Shaukat Mahmood  
 
4
Limitation Act 1908 Commentary by A M Chaudhry  
PAPER-II
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE AND MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE
 
 
1
The Criminal; Procedure Code 1898  
 
2
. Medical Jurisprudence  
  Course Contents  
    All provisions of Criminal procedure code 1908 as amended up to date  
    Medical Jurisprudence with reference to Autopsy and Physical Injuries  
  Books Recommended  
 
1
Criminal Procedure code commentary by M.H Nizami  
 
2
Criminal Procedure code by Shaukat Mehmood  
 
3
Medical Jurisprudence by Jhala and Raja  
 
4
Medical Jurisprudence for India by Lyon, I B.  
 
5
Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence Toxicology by Modi, N J  
 
6
Textbook of Medical Jurisprudence & Toxicology Parikh  
 
7
Medical jurisprudence by Taylor , A.S  
PAPER-III
LAW OF EVIDENCE AND LEGAL ETHICS
 
  1 Qanoon-e-Shahadat (Order), 1984  
  2 Legal Ethics  
  Course Contents  
 
1
All Provisions of Qanoon-e-Shahadat 1984 as amended up to-date  
 
2
Legal Practitioners and Bar Council Act, 1973 (Sc 22-28 and 41-47)  
 
3
Chapters on Professional Ethics Contained in the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Rules, 1976
  Books Recommended  
 
1
Munir on evidence up dated by justice (R) Khalil ur Rehman Khan  
 
2
Law of Evidence by Munir  
 
3
Law of Evidence by Best  
 
4
Law by Evidence by Phipson  
 
5
Law of Evidence by M. Mehmood  
 
6
Qanoon-e-Shahadat by Dr.Hamidullah  
 
7
Principles of Legal Ethics by Prof. Dr C.M Hanif  
 
8
Professional Ethics of the Bar by Anand, C L  
 
9
Road to Justice by Lord Denning  
 
10
A Study of Legal Ethics by Jessup, HW  
PAPER-IV
LEGAL DRAFTING
 
 
1
Conveyancing  
 
2
Pleadings  
  Course Contents  
 
1
Drafting by i.C Desouza (Omitting chapter I & II, Part-II) (Major Petitions to Courts).
 
2
Precedents in India With Precendts by Sir C. Walsh and J.C Weir  
 
3
Dastaweznavisi by penna Lal in Urdu (Latest Edition) only the following 75 forms are prescribed
 
4
 
      1. Receipts No.1
2. Bonds No. 1-2-6-9
3. Agreement 1-5-6-10
4. Mukhtarnama 1-2-3
5. Bainama 1-4-20-23
6. Rahn Nama 1-2-3-5-6-7-9-13
7. Exchange 1-2-3
8. Hiba Nama 1-2-3
9. Talaq Nama 1-2-3-4
10. Wills 1-2-4-5
11. Partnership Deed 1-3
12. Dedication 1-2-8
13. Settlement 1-2
14. Bonds 3
15. Adoption 1-4
16. Marriage 1-2-3
17. Arbitration 1-2-3
18. Notice 1-3-5-8-12-13
19. Musawada 1-2-3-4
20. Promissory Note 1-2-3-4
21. Patta 1-6(b)
 
  Books Recommended  
  1 Law of Pleading by Inaytullah  
  2 Conveyancing by inaytullah, M  
  3 Mogah on Pleadings  
  4 Mogah on Conveyncing  
  5 Pleadings in India with Precedents by Sir C Walsh & j C Weir.  
  6 Dastaweznavisi by Penna Lal in Urdu (Latest edition)  
  7 Drafting by IC DeSouza (Omitting Chapters I &II Part-II (Major petitions to courts)
  8 Law of Interpretation by Maxwell and craze  
  9 Interpretation of Statutes by Chowdhry  
  10 Interpretation of Pakistan Statutes by Kazi Mohammad Ashraf  
  11 Interpretation of Statutes by Mazharuddin Ahmad  
PAPER-V
INTERPRETATION OF STATUTES
 
  1 Interpretation of Statutes-Maxwell  
  2 General Clauses Act, 1897  
       
  OPTIONAL PAPERS  
    Students will be required to choose two out of the following eight papers (subjects to the availability of qualified teacher)  
    · Optional Paper-I Intellectual Property Laws
· Optional Paper-II Environmental Laws
· Optional Paper-III Banking Laws
· Optional Paper-IV Labour Laws
· Optional Paper-V Taxation Laws
· Optional Paper-VI Land Laws
· Optional Paper-VII Minor Acts
· Optional Paper-VIII Human Rights.
 
       
OPTIONAL PAPER-I  
    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS  
  Course Contents  
    The Course will consist of four components in relation to the Laws relating to Patents, Designs, Trade Marks and Copyrights.  
  PATENTS, DESIGN, TRADE MARKS AND COPYRIGHT LAW  
    INTRODUCTION TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS  
  PATENTS LAW  
 
1
Procedure for Obtaining a Design Registration
Concept of novelty, patentable inventions, procedure for obtaining patent rights, term and renewals.
 
 
2
EFFECTIVE OF OBTAINING PATENT RIGHTS
Privileges of acquiring patent rights such as assignments, licensing and infringement proceedings; revocation of patents.
 
 
DESIGN LAWS
 
 
1
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING A PATENT
Concept of novelty and originality, procedure for obtaining design protection, term and renewals
 
 
2
EFFECTIVE OF OBTAINING PATENT RIGHTS
Privileges of acquiring design rights such as assignments, licensing and infringement proceedings; cancellation of registered designs.
 
 
TRADE MARKS LAW
 
 
1
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING REGISTRATION OF A TRADE MARK
Procedure for obtaining registration with reference to goods and services; distinctiveness of a trade mark and prohibition as to registration ; opposition and rectification proceedings; duration and renewal of registration.
 
 
2
ENFORCEMENT OF TRADE MARK RIGHTS
Infringement proceedings; passing off action
 
 
3
ASSIGNMENT , LICENSING AND REGISTERED USER
Assignment of registered and unregistered trade marks; standard terms and conditions of a license agreement; registration of registered user; and right of registered user to file infringement proceedings.
 
  COPY RIGHT LAWS  
  1 COPYRIGHT, OWNERSHIP OF COPYRIGHT AND RIGHTS OF THE OWNER
Works in which copyright subsists; first owner of copyright, term of copyright.
  2 REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF COPYRIGHT
Procedure of obtaining copyright registration; registration of assignment ; licenses by owners and compulsory license.
  3 ENFORCEMENT OF COPYRIGHT
When copyright infringed; certain acts not infringement of copyright; powers and functions of Copyright Board.
  4 INTERNATIONAL TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS
TRIPS Agreement, Paris Convention, Patents Cooperation Treaty, Universal Convention on Copyrights Berne Convention, etc
  5 LEADING CASES
  REFERENCES
    Patents
  1 Patents for inventions.
Fifth Edition by T.A. Blanco While.
  2 Terrell on the Law of Patents
Fifteenth Edition.
  3 Intellectual Property (Third Edition) by W.R. Cornish
  4 Patents Law by P. Narayanan (Third Edition)
    DESIGNS
  1 Russel Clarke on Copyrights and Industrial Designs By Michael Fysh (Fifth Edition).
    TRADemark
  1 Trade and Merchandize marks act by Dr. S. Venkateshwaran
  2 Kerly on Trade Marks and Trade Names
  3 Law of Trade Marks and Passing off By P Narayanan
    Copyright
  1 Copyright Law by P. Narayanan. Published by Eastern Law House Calcutta
  2 International Copyright by Stewart
  3 Skone James and Copinger on Copyrights
OPTIONAL PAPER-II
    ENVIRONMENY LAW
  Course Contents
  1 Introduction
    1 Introduction  
    2 Historical background  
    3 Practical significance / Multidisciplinary aspect connection with human rights
    4 Source
Ethics
Islamic provisions on environmental law
World Conservation Strategies, National conversation Strategy,
Provincial Conservation Strategies
National Biodiversity Action Plan
    5 Principles
Precautionary
Polluter Pays
Inter-generational equity
Prevention
Cooperation / mutual assistance
Sovereignty
    6 Theories of enforcement and compliance
  2 International
    1 Soft Law (e.g., Stockholm, Rio)
    2 Multilateral agreements
Biodiversity (5 conventions)
Marine (e.g., Los MARPOL)
Desertification (CCD)
Climate (e.g., FCCC, Kytoto)
Air (e.g., Vienna, Montreal)
Waste (e.g., Basel)
Nuclear
Trade (e.g. WTO, TRIPS)
    3 Dispute resolution
    4 INGOs
    5 ISO 14000
  3 Regional
      Soft Law (e.g., Langkawi Declaration)
    1 Agreement
ASEAN
S.ASIAN Regional Seas
Indus Basin Commission
Mekong River Commission
Marine Turtles
Aquaculture
Antiquities
    2 2. Institutional infrastructure
ASEAN
SAARC Law
SACEP
UNEP / ESCAP
  4 NATIONAL
    1 Constitutional 1956, 1962, 1973
 
    2 Statutory
a) Federal
Easement Act
PEPA 1997
NEQS
Sectoral
b) Provincial
 
    3 Case Law / Common Law  
    4 Institutional infrastructure
a) Federal
PEPC
EPA
Judiciary
b) Provincial
EPA
Sustainable Development Funds
Tribunals
 
    5 Enforcement / Compliance
i. Theory
ii. Market Instrument
iii. Practice
 
    6 Techniques
i. EIA / IIE
ii. Procedural / Practical
 
  5 CONCLUSION  
         
OPTIONAL PAPER-III  
     
BANKING LAWS
 
  Course Contents  
    Relevant provisions of the following Laws.  
    1 The State Bank of Pakistan Act, 1956  
    2 The Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962  
    3 The Modarba Companies and Modarba (Floation and Control) Ordinance, 1980
    4 The Financial Institutions (recovery of Finances) Ordinance, 2001  
    5 5. The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (All Provisions Sections 1-60, 82-85A and 122-131 of the act)
         
OPTIONAL PAPER-IV  
     
LABOUR LAW
 
    1 The charter of the I L O  
    2 The industrial Relation Ordinance, 2002  
    3 The WP Industrial and Commercial Establishments (Standing Orders) Ordinance 1968
         
OPTIONAL PAPER-V  
     
TAXATION LAWS
 
    1 The Income Tax Ordinance, 2001  
    2 . The Sales Tax Act, 1990  
    Course Contents
All provisions in the relevant enactments
 
         
OPTIONAL PAPER-VI  
     
LAND LAWS
 
    1 WP Land Revenue Act 1967 -  
    2 Pre-Emption Laws  
    3 Tenancy Laws  
    Course Contents
All Provisions of the relevant enactments
Relevant Provisions of local laws
 
         
OPTIONAL PAPER-VII  
     
MINOR ACTS
 
    1 The ArbitrationAct, 1940  
    2 The Suit ValuationAct,1887  
    3 The Court Fee Act, 1870  
    4 Rent Laws  
    Course Contents
All provisions of the relevant enactments
Relevant Rent Laws applicable in the respective areas
 
OPTIONAL PAPER-VIII  
     
HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
 
AIM & OBJECTIVES  
   
Human Rights Law is a distinct area of law and raises a number of challenging questions for lawyers: how can international human rights standards be implemented across diverse cultures, nations religions, economic systems? What rights and responsibilities does the individual have under international law? What is the relationship between state sovereignty and human rights? These question are a matter of concern not only to international lawyers but also to all those interested in understanding the difficulties that arise in proctecting human rights at an international level.

Part one of the Human Rights course introduces students to the international system for the protection of human rights as developed through the United Nations system post-1945. Student are introduced to the theoretical and practical problem that arise when attempting to enforce international standard for the protection of human rights
 
  Course Contents  
    1 Historical development of International Human Rights Law  
    2 The Normative Framework of international Human Rights Law: The UN System for the Protection of Human Rights  
    3 Regional Systems for human Rights Protection:
• Inter-American System
• African Charter of Human ad Peoples Rights
• European Human Rights System
• A regional Human Rights approach to Human rights in Asia
 
    4 Universalism and cultural Relativism: Contemporary Debates  
    5 Human Rights in Islam  
         
SELECTED TOPICS    
  1. The Death Penalty in International Law
2. The right to the highest attainable standard of health
3. The prohibition of torture in international Human rights laws
4. Racism and international Law: the UN convention on the Elimination of All forms of Racial Discrimination: Racism and International Human Rights Law
5. Discrimination Against women and international Human Rights Law
6. The Rights of Refugees in International Law
7. Children’s rights in international Law
8. Terrorism and Human Rights
9. The International Criminal Court

Recommended Textbooks
Rehman J International Human Rights Law (Longman: 2002).
Alston and Steiner International Human Rights in Context: law, Politics and morals, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000 (2nd Edition).
Blackstone’s International Human Rights Documents (4th ed.) 2004 (for exam use)

Other useful readings
Robertson G, Crimes against humanity: the struggle for global justice (2nd ed. 2002)
Harris D J, Cases and Materials in international Law (5th ed.) Chapter 9.avaliable Online http://www.hrw.org
Amnesty International World Report http://www.amnesty.org
Cassese A, International Law (2002), Ch.16.
Charleswroth and chinkin, The Boundaries of international Law (2000) ch.7.

Periodicals
Human Rights Quarterly
International and Comparative Law Quarterly (ICLQ)
American Journal of International Law (AJIL)
International Legal Materials (ILM) (includes international legal instruments and case reports)
Harvard Human Rights Journal (available on LEXIS-NEXIS)
Columbia Journal of Human Rights Law (available on LEXIS-NEXIS)
Reports. Judgments and Advisory Opinions of the International Court of Justice, ICJ Reps, Q+1 also Available at http://www.icj-cij.org