Youth Corner

As a youngster you must know answers to the following questions

  What age can I drive?
If you are 18+ and have a valid Learner's Permit or a Lisence
  What is the 'Age of Delinquency'?
12 or under is considered a 'Minor'. No concession after this age for an offence
  Is smoking an offence?
Yes, under 18 and at all public places under the new Prohibition of Smoking Law
  Is smoking 'Shisha' an offence?
Surely it is, shisha is smoking and a cafe or restaurant is a Public Place
  Can I marry without my parents' consent?
If you are 18+, legally you are allowed, but we don't recommend it as it is against our social norms
  Is dating an offence?
Driving or dining out is not, but touching or even staring at a woman is and offence, under the new Protection of Women Law
  Is explicit Internet content an offence?
Yes, displaying or viewing it is, can get 6 months in jail on conviction
  What are the government rules for internet cafe?
No cabins, no underage, no explicit content. Cafe should close at 10 pm, no exceptions to this
  How can I help the Police?
By reporting a crime or a criminal at this website here or directly to your local Police Station
  Can I complaint against the Police?
Yes, you may, but malicious and false complaint is an punishable offence under Law
  Can I arrest a suspect or criminal under Law?
Yes, you may, and immediately inform Police, but not as it may be risky for you
  Is domestic violence an offence?
Yes, you must report it
  Can teachers give physical punishment?
No, they can't, but we must learn to respect them like our own parents
  Can Police stop me and ask for my ID or Licence anytime?
Yes, they may. Keep your ID, CNIC, Driving Licence and ownership proof of vehicle with you
  What do I do if I am stopped by a Police?
Prove your ID
  Should I report on-campus offence to Police?
Yes, if it is serious, you must
  How do I check that the bike I want to purchase is genuine?
Call on 15 "Vehicle Theft" Tab
  Is using a stolen bike an offence, even if I don't know it?
Yes, it is
  Is one-wheeling an offence?
Yes, 6 months in jail on conviction