In Pakistan consumer protection legislation started in 1995 and is still in the development phase of its product liability jurisprudence. “Product Liability Law” is the area of law in which manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, retailers, and others who make products available to the public are held responsible for the injuries those products cause. The research paper is aimed to explore the existing product liability laws in Pakistan and provide a deep insight into the civil liability of producers, suppliers and retailers of defective and unsafe products under Pakistani legal system with special reference to Islamic law. It has analysed that whether or not the existing regime of product liability in the country is in conformity with Islamic law. Moreover, is it suitable for the ultimate consumers to rely upon the same or there can be betterment in the laws for ensuring protection of consumer rights. The research paper is based on the qualitative research method to describe, analyse, criticise and compare the basic notions of product liability laws in both Islamic and Pakistani laws. The paper has been concluded with that the Pakistani laws on product liability lacks consistency and adequate legislation should be enacted to overcome deficiencies in it. The help should be taken from Islamic law in this regard. The paper asserts the need for application of the strict product liability regime within the framework of Islamic law should be adopted to ensure adequate protection of the consumers.


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