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Judicial commission becomes controversial before functioning

Judicial commission becomes controversial before functioning

ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) has become controversial even before it has become functional, as some legal and constitutional experts have started to question the credibility of some of its members.
But some legal wizards say that the presence of a few controversial members in the JCP would have no affect on its functioning, as decisions regarding the appointment of judges would be taken on a majority basis. Talking to Pakistan Today, Justice (r) Tariq

PBC names Khalid Ranjha to Judicial Commission

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Thursday nominated senior lawyer Dr Khalid Ranjha as its member for the Judicial Commission constituted for appointing Supreme Court of Pakistan judges under the 18th Amendment.
Dr Khalid Ranjha, a former law minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) senator, was nominated as the Judicial Commission member in a PBC meeting held at the council’s office. The meeting was summoned by Attorney General Anwarul Haq, who is ex-officio