Emergency Provisions of Indian, Pakistan & Wiemar Constitutions

  • Afsana khan
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  • Afsana khan

    Student at Symbiosis Law school Hyderabad, India

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In any nation there are probabilities of having external or internal aggression or wars which might hamper the peace of a country by breaching the security of the entire nation or particular state or will cause a hindrance to the daily activates of the country creating a sense of chaos. In order to avoid a state of belligerency among nations and to protect the internal peace and harmony of the county by also making sure the government gets the support of its citizens, many nations have come up with concept of emergency in their constitution. There arises a need to comparatively study the emergency provisions and situations in each nation and decide which emergency provision has been successful in tackling situations such as war and internal aggression by also protecting the rights of the nation. The research paper on the topic “Emergency provisions of Indian, Pakistan and Weimar Constitutions” was taken with the intent of comparative analysing the emergency provisions in the countries of Pakistan, Weimar and India. The research paper will discuss the history of emergency provisions, the situations in the countries under which an emergency can be declared, the provisions dealing with emergency provisions in the countries, the impact of the emergency provisions on the nations, concepts such as political policing. federalism and emergency provisions etc. The paper also lays emphasis on the judicial interpretation of emergency in India, Pakistan and Weimar.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 3466 - 3479

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111741

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