The Lacking 2022-23 Federal Budget of Pakistan
The federal budget for the fiscal year 2022-23 is termed the ‘growth budget’ by the government. However, it does not seem promising, since the taxes imposed will undoubtedly lead to inflation, and because the amount earmarked for the education sector remains unsatisfactory. Wasif Hassan provides a summary of the budget and briefly analyses the imposition of taxes and education spending allocated under the federal budget 2022-23.
Legal Debate over the Ocean Mall Incident
In this article, Wasif Hassan provides a legal analysis of the incident at Ocean Mall where a boy lost his foot after it was stuck in the escalator. He discusses the possible legal implications and the potential for this case to develop the law of torts in Pakistan.
China’s Failure to Ensure Hong Kong’s Autonomy
Hong Kong’s fate has largely been tied to China – with the exception of the 155-year rule by the British. The Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984 was drafted to ensure Hong Kong’s “high degree of autonomy”. Referring to the national security law imposed on Hong Kong in 2020, Wasif Hassan discusses how China is failing to honor the agreement.