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Elevation of LHC Chief Justice Mansoor Shah as SC judge proposed by JCP

Elevation of LHC Chief Justice Mansoor Shah as SC judge proposed by JCP

The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on Thursday proposed elevation of Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah to a Supreme Court judge. Justice Nisar-led commission meeting also recommended Justice

Wagah-style JCP for Ganda Singhwala!

Provincial Environment Protection Minister Col (r) Shuja Khanzada said that on the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had decided to extend the Ganda Singhwala Joint

JCP approves four names for SC judges

The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on Thursday approved the names of four judges for their appointment as judges of the Supreme Court, including incumbent Lahore High Court Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad

JCP defers appointment of Justice Ramday, Jafri

ISLAMABAD – Following vociferous protests by the country’s various bar associations, the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on Saturday deferred a decision made by a Supreme Court full bench to appoint two judges to the apex court on an ad hoc basis.
The full bench had passed a unanimous resolution approving the ad hoc reappointment of Justice (r) Khalilur Rahman Ramday and the ad hoc appointment of Justice (r) Rahmat Hussain Jafri, for a year and two years, respectively.

JCP meeting on 19th to consider ad-hoc judges

ISLAMABAD – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has convened a meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on February 19 at the Supreme Court Building. The JCP will consider the appointment of two ad-hoc judges in the Supreme Court and confirmation of nine additional judges of the Sindh High Court.
While chairing a full court meeting on February 14, the CJP had proposed that in order to clear the backlog, Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday,

Parliamentary body endorses JCP nominations of 2 judges

ISLAMABAD – The parliamentary committee set up for judges’ appointment on Tuesday confirmed Judicial Commission of Pakistan’s nominations of Sindh High Court judges including Sarmad Jalal Osmany and Justice Amir Hani Muslim as permanent judges of the Supreme Court.
The parliamentary committee which met here with Senator Nayyar hussain Bokhari in the chair also endorsed JCP’s nomination of Mushir Alam, the most senior judge of the SHC, as the new chief justice of the Sindh High

JCP drops 15 HC judges, names Osmani to SC

ISLAMABAD – The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP), headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, on Saturday nominated Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmani as a Supreme Court judge, while Justice Musheer Alam will replace him as the SHC chief justice.
The commission also granted an extension of tenure to 24 additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC). A total of 34 additional judges of the Lahore High Court were being

JCP takes up appointment of two judges today

ISLAMABAD – The Judicial Commission of Pakistan for appointment of judges to superior courts will meet today (Saturday) with Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in the chair to discuss appointment of two judges in the Supreme Court.
Two senior-most judges have been included in the commission, who will give their input for the appointment of new judges to the superior courts.
After the approval of the 19th Amendment, it will be for the first time when

Parliamentary body undecided on JCP nominations for judges

ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary committee on judges’ appointment could not reach a consensus on Wednesday on the Judicial Commission of Pakistan’s nominations for the chief justice and other two judges of the Islamabad High Court (IHC). The committee, which met with Senator Nayyar Bukhari in the chair, approved the Judicial Commission’s recommendations for granting one year’s extension in the tenures of additional judges of the Sindh, Balochistan and Peshawar high courts.
The

JCP rules challenged in SC

LAHORE: Renowned jurist AK Dogar advocate has moved a constitutional petition in the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry challenging the Judicial Commission of Pakistan Rules 2010.
The petitioner contended that the rules violated the policy of merit, by providing for “arbitrary nominations” by the chief justice to posts of judges of the high court, federal high court and Supreme Court.
The petitioner contended that Rule 3, which allows for “nominations” by the chief justice from

JCP nominates Justice Hameed as IHC CJ

ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) has prepared recommendations for the appointment of Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rehman as the chief justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) while Anwar Kansi and Riyaz Khan its judges, officials said.
The recommendations were drafted in a Judicial Commission of Pakistan meeting, chaired by Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, on Saturday.
Kansi belongs to Balochistan and Khan hails

JCP likely to nominate two SC, 32 HC judges today

ISLAMABAD: In its third meeting today (Saturday), the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) will likely nominate two judges for the Supreme Court and 32 judges for the country’s high courts (HCs), including the chief justice of the Islamabad High Court.
The meeting will discuss nominations for two judges of the Supreme Court – replacements for Justice Chaudhry Ijaz Ahmed and Justice Rahmat Hussain Jafferi, who retired on May 5 and November 20, respectively.
The meeting is

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