Title: MERCANTILE & INDUSTRIAL LAWS IN PAKISTAN
Authored By: Principal, Hailey College of Banking & Finance, University
of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan, Mobile: 0333-4363363
Email: email@example.com www.kamjadsaeed.edu.pk
Member Governing Council, International Federation of
Accountants (IFAC) (1997-2000), President, South ASIAN
Federation of Accountants (SAFA) (1997), President,
Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan
(1997-2000), President, Association of Management
Development Institutions of South Asia (AMDISA) (1993-96),
Pro Vice-Chancellor University of the Punjab, Lahore (1994-
1996), Founder Director, Institute of Business
Administration (IBA), University of the Punjab, Lahore (1973-1996).
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Today’s world is moving towards 1934, Payment of Wages Act,. 1936,
globalization. Understanding of laws is Social Security Ordinance, 1965,
becoming very important. Unlike verbal Industrial & Commercial Employment
understandings or operating business on (Standing Orders) Ordinance, 1968
loose chits are none being firmly companies Profits (workers’
replaced by written contracts. Participation) Act, 1968, Industrial
Moreover, comprehension to mercantile Relations Ordinance, 2002, and The
and industrial laws is becoming almost Employees’ Old Age Benefits Act, 1976.
a necessity. Besides, amendments in labour laws
In this backdrop, Prof. Dr. Khawaja introduced through the Finance Act,
Amjad Saeed has authored 2007th 2006 have also been included in a
edition of book entitled Mercantile & separate Chapter.
Industrial Laws In Pakistan. The first of A wide range of readers can benefit
the book contains eight mercantile laws from the book. These may include
namely, Law of Contracts, Law business executives, bankers, insurance
governing Indemnity, Guarantee, experts, traders, businessmen, students
Bailment and Agency, Law of Sales of pursuing commerce, business & public
Goods, Law Governing Partnership, Law administration, information technology
of Negotiable Instruments, Arbitration, personnel, Chartered / Cost &
Insolvency Laws, and Carriage of Management Accountants and persons
Goods. belonging to civil society.
Salient features of laws governing The author has done an excellent work
above aspects have been included in and deserves congratulations. It is
the respective Chapters. The second hoped that he will continue his noble
part contains lucid analysis of eight effort with a sense of devotion and
important laws governing industrial dedication to serve the reading
laws namely, The Workmen’s community in future.
Compensation Act, 1973, Factories Act,