The aim of this paper is to highlight the power of judicial review in the 1973 constitution of Pakistan. The three organ of the government the executive, judiciary and legislature are working in such a way that each organ is functioning in its sphere. The functions and activities may not be disturbed by each other. There is a mechanism in the 1973 constitution of Pakistan of judicial review. In this way the judiciary has some check on the other branches of the government. Under the 1973 constitution, the judiciary has certain powers to control the executive and legislative branches of the government. In this way judiciary is playing a key role in Pakistan. The paper is an attempt to highlight the process of judicial review in the 1973 constitution of Pakistan and its role in constitutional history in Pakistan.
1-Khan Faqir Assistant Professor, Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.2-Imtiaz Ali PhD. Scholar, Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.