Tag Archives: Suo

CJ, take a suo motu! Don’t let Amina fly…

Minister for Planning Chaudhry Abdul Ghafoor on Friday moved an application to Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to take suo motu notice against Lahore High Court (LHC) judgment under which

CJP takes suo motu notice of PIC deaths

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Monday took suo motu notice of the death of over 100 heart patients, under treatment at the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC), allegedly

SC suo motu: case highlights

The Supreme Court’s verdict on its suo motu on city violence was reserved on Thursday. During the proceedings, the SC discussed many important points, after Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad

SC has right to take suo motu notice: counsel

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court was told on Tuesday that it had the jurisdiction and power to review the decisions of the Parliamentary Committee under the Article 184 of the constitution.
A four-member special bench comprising Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Khilji Arif Hussain was hearing the government’s review petition against the apex court’s March 4 decision, which set aside the committee’s decision to reject

Government questions SC’s suo motu jurisdiction

ISLAMABAD – The federal government on Monday questioned the Supreme Court’s suo motu jurisdiction under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution contending that it denied the federation’s full right of appeal in breach of Article 10 (A), besides violating the injunctions of Islam with regards to maintainability. Arguing on a review petition against the court’s verdict of declaring the decision of parliamentary committee (PC) for appointment of judges null and void, Additional Attorney