PCL is affiliated to the University of Punjab and offers Punjab University LL.B Programme

  • Bachelors is the minimum qualification required to enroll in the LL.B program.
  • It's a minimum three years graduate course.
  • Students on receiving the degree are eligible to enroll as advocates.
  • Courses are taught through innovative and interactive methods.
  • Fully equipped library to support the learning requirements of this Degree.

The following is the list of the subjects taught with their brief course description:

LL.B (part-I), LL.B (part-II), LL.B (part-III)

LL.B (part-I) 100 Marks Each Paper

i Islamic Jurisprudence

Sources of Islamic Law, Basic Concepts of Islamic Jurisprudence, Arabia before Islam, Four Schools of Sunni Fiqah, Sheite Fiqah, Provisions regarding Rights of Allah and People, Crime and Punishment, Islamic Judicial System, Islamic Constitutional Law and State System.

ii English Jurisprudence

English (Western) Jurisprudence. Course consists of topics relating to Sources of Law, Basic Concepts and Theories of Law, Schools of Jurisprudence, Concepts regarding Rights, Ownership, Possession, Legal Person and Administration of Justice.

iii Law of Contract

Pakistan's Contract Act, Leading Cases, General Principles of Law of Contract, and Sale of Goods Act, Partnership Act.

iv Law of Torts and Easements

Development of Law of Torts in England, Fundamental Concepts, Liability, Discharge of Tort, Defenses and Exceptions, Negligence, Trespass, Defamation, etc. Leading Cases. Moreover, Easements Act is also the part of the paper.

v Constitutional Law

British Constitution and Leading Cases. American Constitution, Historical perspective, and Leading Cases.

vi Criminal Law

Penal Laws of Pakistan, Pakistan Penal Code, Hudood Laws and relevant enactments. General Principles of Criminal Law and Leading Cases.

vii Language Skills

English Language                                 (50 Marks)
A: Stories of Ourselves, Cambridge University Press
B: Precise Writing
C: Tenses - Vocabulary
D: Causative verbs
E: Conditional sentences
F: Change of voice
G: Direct and Indirect Narration
H: Dialogue writing
I: Correction of errors

Arabic Language                                   (50 Marks)

LL.B. (PART-II) 100 Marks Each Paper

i Constitutional Law-II

Articles of Pakistan Constitution 1973, Leading Cases ,Constitutional History of Pakistan from Passing of Government of India Act 1935 to Constitutional Crises of 1972 and Leading Cases

ii Equity

Maxims of Equity ,Doctrines and Principles of Equity, Trust Act, Specific Relief Act and Leading Cases

iii Mercantile Law

Course Consists of topics relating to concepts of Corporate Personality, The Veil of Incorporation, Indoor Management, Constructive Notice and Public Interest Doctrines, Liability in Risk Oriented Business Ventures, Winding up of Corporate bodies, Capital Shares and Financing etc. and the Companies Ordinance '84 . The Negotiable Instruments Act is also part of the paper.

iv Law of Transfer of Property

The Transfer of Property Act including doctrines of Lis Pendens, Part Performance, Law of Mortgages, Sales, Leases, Actionable Claims etc. The Registration Act, The Succession Act, The Land Acquisition Act.

v Muslim Personal Law

Jurisprudential aspects of Islamic doctrines, The Islamic Law of Marriage, Dower, Divorce and Inheritance alongwith relevant enactments Law relating to Gift, Will, Waqf and Acknowledgment, Guardianship and Custody of Minors along with the Guardians and Wards Act, Islamic Pre-emption Laws and Leading Cases.

vi Public International Law

Definition and Sources of International Law, Subjects of International Law, Relation between International and Municipal Law, Law of Sea and Air, War, Recognition, Succession International Economic and Environmental Law, Law of International Institutions especially UNO and ICJ.

vii Special and Local Laws

Land Revenue Act; Collection of Revenue, Levies, Water Charges etc., Punjab Tenancy Act;
Occupancy Tenancy, Revenue Courts and officers, Distribution of Rent, Ejectment; Abandonment,
Punjab Pre-emption Act etc.

 

LL.B. (PART-III) 100 Marks Each Paper

i Law Civil Procedure

The Civil Procedure Code; Filing of Suits, Jurisdiction of Courts, Transfer of Cases, Execution of Decrees, Appeal and The Limitation Act.

ii Criminal Procedure Code and Medical Jurisprudence

Criminal Procedure Code; Court System; Process of Trial, Appeal, Criminal Procedure in its Entirety, Medical Jurisprudence.

iii Law of Evidence and Legal Ethics

Qanoon-e-Shahadat Order 1984 (Evidence Act), General Principles regarding competency of witness, Doctrines of Hearsay Evidence, Estoppel, Dying Declaration, etc. and General Principles of Legal Ethics.

iv Legal Drafting and Interpretation

General Principles of Conveyancing The Law of Conveyancing, Rules and Procedure, Writing Specimen of Deeds of Sale, Mortgage etc. General Principle of Pleadings, the Law of Pleadings, Rules and Procedure, Writing Pleadings and Written Statements, Interpretation of Statutes etc.

v Administrative Law

Principles of Administrative Law; General and Basic Principles of Law of Administrative Tribunals, Law of Civil Service.

vi Minor Acts

Suit Valuation Act, Court Fees Act, The Stamp Act, The Arbitration Act Pujab Rented Premises Act, 2009.

vii Labour & Taxation Laws

Labour Laws; Punjab Industrial Relations Act, 2011, West Pakistan Standing Orders 1968, The Workman Compensation Act 1923, Taxation Laws; Income Tax Ordinance 2000, Sales Tax Act, 1990.