The Press Council of Pakistan is an autonomous and independent apex body which issue and monitor good standards of media practice. The main ambits of the Council are:
1. To receive complaints about the violation of Ethical Code of Practice relating to newspapers, news agencies, editors and journalists.
2. To revise, update, enforce and implement the Ethical Code of Practice for the newspapers, news agencies, editors, journalists and publishers as laid down in the Schedule to this Ordinance.