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Aitzaz Ahsen hopeful of JCP viability

Aitzaz Ahsen hopeful of JCP viability

LAHORE: Senior PPP leader and former Supreme Court Bar Association president, Aitzaz Ahsen, has expressed his utmost confidence in the new process to appoint judges to the superior judiciary through a collective mechanism involving an all-powerful judicial commission working under the scrutiny of a parliamentary committee.
“It seems that the system got off to a good start with the nomination of Justice Ejaz Ahmad Chaudhry as the LHC chief justice,” Aitzaz said in an exclusive

JCP to nominate 2 SC, 40 high court judges after Eid

ISLAMABAD: The third meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) is expected to be held just after Eidul Azha holidays to nominate two Supreme Court judges and 40 high courts, including the Islamabad High Court chief justice.
According to sources in the JCP, the meeting would discuss nominations for two SC judges to replace Justice Rahmat Hussain Jafferi, who will be attaining the age of superannuation on November 20 and Justice Chaudhry Ijaz Ahmed, who retired on May 5

JCP nominates Justice Ijaz Chaudhry as LHC CJ

ISLAMABAD: An in-camera meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on Saturday nominated Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry as Lahore High Court (LHC) chief justice after the retirement of incumbent Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on December 8.
The nomination of Justice Chaudhry, who is the most senior judge of the LHC, will be sent to the Parliamentary Committee, which will send it to Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, who will then forward it to President Asif Ali

JCP to meet on 6th to discuss appointments

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has summoned the meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on November 6 to make it operational and initiate the process of filling vacancies in the country’s superior courts.
The meeting will also discuss the nominations for the slot of new Lahore High Court chief justice, as the incumbent Chief Justice Khwaja Muhammad Sharif is to retire on December 8. The petitions challenging the formation of

CJP chairs meeting to nominate JCP members

ISLAMABAD
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who is also the chairman of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP), on Monday chaired a meeting to establish and make the JCP operational under Article 175-A of the constitution.
The CJ held consultation with the two senior most judges of the Supreme Court – Justice Javed Iqbal and Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan. The issue taken up in Monday’s meeting was nomination of a former chief justice or former

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