Tag: CJP

  • CJP Isa endorses Feb 8 for general election in country

    CJP Isa endorses Feb 8 for general election in country

    ISLAMABAD The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday declared that the general election in the country would be held on Feb 8 as decided by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and President Dr Arif Alvi. The ECP and the president sat together on the direction of the apex court which, a day earlier, took…

  • CJP says to wrap up SC (Practice & Procedure) Act case on Oct 9

    CJP says to wrap up SC (Practice & Procedure) Act case on Oct 9

    ISLAMABAD As the full court resumed hearing a set of petitions challenging the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Act 2023 on Tuesday with the proceedings going live on TV channels, the Chief Justice of Pakistan hinted at concluding the case today. However, the court heard arguments by parties opposing the law, including the PTI, and…

  • If there will be housing society of IB then who competes it: CJP

    If there will be  housing society of IB  then who  competes it: CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has remarked if there will be housing society of IB then who competes it. The CJP gave these remarks while presiding over a 3-member bench of SC during hearing of Housing societies forensic audit case here Friday. He further observed “we have reviewed FIA report. As per…

  • Repeated interpretation of law gives rise to conflicts: CJP

    Repeated interpretation of law gives rise to conflicts: CJP

    ISLAMABAD Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has said repeated interpretation of law gives rise to conflicts. “ repeated interpretation of law gives rise to conflicts. The experts should end conflicts through interpretation of law”, he said this while addressing a ceremony here Saturday. He went on to say “ two interpretations of…

  • Has govt used all its resources to trace those behind audio leaks, asks CJP

    Has govt used all its resources to trace those behind audio leaks, asks CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial on Tuesday asked if the government had utilised its resources to trace those behind recording and leaking audios of conversations. He passed these remarks as a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court (SC) resumed hearing pleas challenging the formation of a judicial commission led by Justice Qazi…

  • CJP says two judges’ opinion ‘not relevant’ in polls delay case

    CJP says two judges’ opinion ‘not relevant’ in polls delay case

    Says SC will look into ECP’s jurisdiction to defer elections ISLAMABAD Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial has offered pay cut to generate funds for holding elections. The CJP expressed these remarks on Tuesday while hearing Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s petition challenging the decision to postpone elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. A large five-judge…

  • Taking suo motu notice is my prerogative: CJP

    Taking suo motu notice  is my prerogative: CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has remarked that taking suo motu notice is his prerogative. He gave these remarks while presiding over a 9-member larger bench of Supreme Court (SC) during the course of hearing of suo motu notice with reference to determination of date for polls in Punjab and KP assemblies…

  • CJP takes suo motu notice of delay in Punjab, KP polls

    CJP takes suo motu notice of delay in Punjab, KP polls

    Islamabad Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial on Wednesday took suo motu notice of the delay in holding polls in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, saying that there appeared to be a “lack of clarity” on the matter. Elections are to take place in both provinces after previous PTI governments had dissolved their assemblies…

  • EC has authority to take action under constitution: CJP

    EC has authority to take action under constitution: CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has remarked Election Commission (EC) has authority to take action under the constitution. Justice Athar Minallah remarked a constitutional institution was made dysfunctional apparently due to the order of high court. Supreme Court (SC) while directing high court to decide the case of contempt of election commission…

  • A massive difference between Pakistan judicial system and international justice system: CJP

    A massive difference between Pakistan judicial system and international justice system: CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has remarked there is remarkable difference between Pakistan judicial system and international justice system. He further remarked“ Improvement in justice system of Pakistan is a big challenge for us. The foreign investors should trust on Pakistan justice system. Several steps have been taken for improvement in the…