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Public Safety Ordinance (LXXVII of 1958)
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Section 31 (1)

Collective fine when can be imposed.
The section visualizes a situation when court offences by reason of the frequency of their preparation and other attending circumstances may legitimately call for imposition of collective fine by of deterrent in order to check the further commission of such offences.
The section does not by reason of a single incident, confer power on the Government to impose collective fine in a particular locality. On the contrary the clear recital in the section furnishes a t giblc and rational basis for imposition of collect fine to check criminal courses of conduct by a community. Province of East Pakistan Vs. Abu Farid Khan (1967) 19 DLR (SC) 100. ....View Full Judgment