Constitutional Amendments in Pakistan

In different types of competitive exams like PPSC, FPSC, NTS, CSS MPT, PMS, OTS, etc., the examiner asks questions about the constitutional amendments in Pakistan (Constitution of 1973). So here you can get all the amendments made that are important according to exams point of view. 

Constitutional Amendments in Pakistan

In this constitutional amendment, the boundaries of Islamic Republic of Pakistan has redefined and cut off credentials with Bangladesh (East Pakistan).
Act & Year: Act 1974
Enactment date: 4th May, 1974

Second Constitutional Amendment in Pakistan declared that Ahmadis are Non-Muslims.
Act & Year: Act 1974 
Enactment date: 7th Sep, 1974

3rd amendment to the constitution of Pakistan extended the period of preventive detention.
Act & Year:  Act 1975
Enactment date: 8th Feb, 1975

Protect the rights of minorities, proclaim their additional seats. It also protect the rights of accused person as well as deprived courts of the power to grant bail.
Act & Year: Act 1975
Enactment date: 21st Nov, 1975

Strips the power of High Courts, imposed sales tax on imported, produced, exported, manufactured and consumer products.
Act & Year: Act 1976
Enactment date: 5th Sep, 1976

Stated the retirement age of the Chief Justice High Court as 62 and CJ of Pakistan as 65.
Act & Year: Act 1976 
Enactment date: 22nd Dec, 1976

7th Constitutional Amendment in Pakistan stated that an elected Prime Minister secure vote of Confidence.
Act & Year: Act 1977 
Enactment date: 16th May 1977

This amendment in the constitution of Pakistan gave additional power to the President as well as changed the Parliamentary System to a Semi-Presidential System.
Act & Year: Act 1985 
Enactment date: 11th Nov, 1985

This amendment was not passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan alongside this bill was to impose shariah law as the supreme law of land.
Act & Year: Act 1985 
Enactment date: Not Passed

Periodically substitution between sessions of NA and Senate of Pakistan from 160 days to 130 days.
Act & Year: Act 1987 
Enactment date: 29th March, 1987

Revive 20 seats for women in the National Assembly but this bill was dropped out in 1992.
Act & Year: Act 1989 
Enactment date: 31st Dec, 1989

Starting Special Courts for trial hateful breaches for 3 years.
Act & Year: Act 1991 
Enactment date: 28th July, 1991

This bill was passed to strip the powers of President to dissolve NA and restore some of the powers of Prime Minister of Pakistan which were taken away by 8th Amendment.
Act & Year: Act 1997 
Enactment date: 4th April, 1997

Allowed the disqualification of Parliaments’ Members on ground of defection.
Act & Year: Act 1997 
Enactment date: 3rd July, 1997

Act 1985, bill to impose Shariah Law was never passed.
Act & Year: Act 1998 
Enactment date: Not Passed

In order to encourage minorities delegations, the term appointed for service quota was increased from 20 to 40 years.
Act & Year: Act 1999 
Enactment date: 28th July 1999

The 17th Constitution amendment in Pakistan is termed as LFO-amended constitution which stated vote of confidence for further affirmation of the president in office by majority of the members present.
Act & Year: Act 2003 
Enactment date: 30th Dec, 2003

In the 18th amendment the Power of President was removed, changing Government’s System from Semi-Presidential to Parliamentary system and declared that the Provinces will be autonomous. Alongside, NWFP renamed as KPK (Khyber Pakhtun Khawan).
Act & Year: Act 2010 
Enactment date: 8th April, 2010

This bill is passed for the appointment of the Chief Justice of Supreme Court Pakistan will be made by the Chief Justice in consultant with Judicial Commission. Additionally, increased the number of parliamentary committee members for the appointment of Chief Electoral Officers at ECP.
Act & Year: Act 2010 
Enactment date: 30th Dec, 2010

Free and Fair Elections.
Act & Year: Act 2012 
Enactment date: 20th Feb, 2012

Military Courts were built for the time interval of 2 years (after the incidence of APS attack 2014).
Act & Year: Act 2015 
Enactment date: 7th Jan, 2015

Introduce some changes for the appointment of Chief Election Commission Officer.
Act & Year: Act 2016 
Enactment date: 8th June, 2016

It stated the extension of the military courts for further 2 years till 6 January 2019 that was expired on 6 January 2017.
Act & Year: Act 2017 
Enactment date: 7th Jan, 2017

Distribution of the seats in Parliament of Pakistan in response to the provisional results of 2017 Census of Pakistan.
Act & Year: Act 2017 
Enactment date: 26th Dec, 2017

Merge FATA with KPK.
Act & Year: Act 2018 
Enactment date: 31st May, 2018

Increasing the number of seats for FATA 12 in NA and 24 in KPK Assembly.
Act & Year: Act 2019 
Enactment date: 13th May 2019

On the other hand, this is just the highlighted points of the constitutional amendments in Pakistan made. If you want to get details, you can visit the official website of Pakistan Senate.