Book: MERCANTILE &
INDUSTRIAL LAWS OF
Author: Prof. Dr. Khawaja Amjad Saeed, Principal,
of Banking & Finance, University of the
Punjab, Lahore. Edition: Revised and updated 2004. Price: Rs. 150.
Management, P. O. Box 1164 Lahore.
Today's world is
growing in terms of "Corporate World". Businesses are governed by
regulations, rules and laws extending to several dimensions. While
Courts interpret these in relation to specific cases, business
executives, students pursuing studies in commerce, business, banking and
financial world ought to comprehend the salient features of "Mercantile
and Industrial Laws". To facilitate this understanding, Prof. Dr.
Khawaja Amjad Saeed, currently serving as Principal, Hailey College of
Banking & Finance, University of the
Punjab, Lahore, has revised and updated his book entitled "Mercantile &
Industrial Laws of Pakistanl."
New edition also
includes executive summary of the Industrial Relations Ordinance, 2002
together with salient features of the above Ordinance. Main contents of
the book include salient features of the following eight (8) important
laws governing Mercantile Laws:
Law of Contract, (1872).
Law governing Indemnity, Bailment and Agency, (1872).
Law governing Sale of Goods Acts, (1930).
Law governing Partnership, (1932).
Law governing Negotiable Instruments Act, (1881).
Law governing Carriage of Goods.
industrial sector is growing and by now we have 59 Industrial Laws in
Pakistan. Eight (8) significant laws have been identified and the
problems of improving the industrial relations and related issues have
Salient features of the
law governing the following have been included in the book:
Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923.
Factories Acts, 1934.
Payment of Wages Act, 1936.
Social Security Ordinance, 1965.
Industrial & Commercial Employment (Standing Orders) Ordinance, 1968.
Companies Profit (Workers' Participation) Act, 1968.
Industrial Relations Ordinance, 2002.
Employees' Old Age Benefits Act, 1976.
The book will serve
various readers i.e. business executives, members of various
institutes, students pursuing Master/Doctoral level courses in
business/public administration, commerce, banking, industry and related
The author deserves
full congratulations on his splendid effort and it is hoped
that he will continue
his dedicated work with zeal and vigour. We wish him to continue his