KARACHI: The Karachi Bar Association and Sindh High Court (SHC) Bar Association on Monday boycotted the court proceedings against abolishing of powers of justice of the peace/session to hear writ petition under Sections 22-A and 22-B (Registration of FIR).
President of SHC Bar Association Muhammad Aqil also called on the SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Shaikh and discussed the issue. He said lawyers have extreme reservations on this matter. We appeal to the CJP Pakistan to resolve the matter, Aqil said.
On 11th March, a meeting of National Judicial (Policymaking) Committee (NJPMC) was held under the chairmanship of Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa in which the committee abolished the powers of session courts regarding hearing a writ petition of 22-A and 22-B (Registering of FIR).