1: The Republic and its Terrirtories
Part 1 consisted of Articles 1 and 2.
It defined the republic of Pakistan and its territories. For the
first time the country was named "The Islamic Republic of Pakistan."
Part 1. The Republic and its Territories
(1) Pakistan shall be a Federal Republic to be known
as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and is hereinafter referred
to as Pakistan.
(2)The territories shall comprise:-
(a) the territories of the Provinces of East Pakistan
and West Pakistan;
(b) the territories of States which are in accession with or may
accede to Pakistan;
(c) the territories which are under the administration of the
Federation but are not included in either Provinces; and
(d) such other territories as may be included in Pakistan
Explanation: In the Constitution, the Province
of East Pakistan shall mean the Province known immediately before
the Constitution Day as the Province of East Bengal, and the Province
of West Pakistan shall mean the Province of West Pakistan set up
by the Establishment of West Pakistan Act, 1955.
Unit Parliament by law otherwise provides, the President
may, by Order, make provision for the government and administration
of the territories specified in subclauses (b), (c) and (d) of clause
(2) of Article 1.
Source: Documents and Speeches on the Constitution
By G. W. Choudhury (1967). Green Book House, Dacca (East Pakistan)
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