ISLAMABAD: In aftermath of Supreme Court decision against Decree of the Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly, Federal government on Wednesday Decided to Limit the Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court on suo motu notifications and powers of Main justice to create benches among other things.
federal cabinet met chaired of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and decided to pass the law on Powers and jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
After the meeting, speaking to the media, Interior Minister Rana Sanaulla said that a parliamentary committee would be formed. on “judicial reforms”.
move came after a crushing blow to the nascent rule of Shahbaz Sharif. coalition like the supreme court hit down Decree of the Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly, Dost Muhammad Mazari on elections of Punjab chief ministerpaving way for PTI chose Chaudhry Pervez Elahi to take the throne in political center of the country.
At the conclusion of a hearing that swept the country for in past four days, bench trio consisting of Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Judge Ijazul Ahsan and Judge Munib Akhtar, announced unusually harsh sentence over three hour delay on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court Bar, the High Court Bar of all provinces, Pakistan Bar Council, and members and appointed members of Judicial Commission also demanded to limit the powers of Supreme Court in their joint decision.
They said section 175A and section 209 of Constitution should make amendments to the forum for appointment and removal of judges may be one and judges, advocacy, administration and parliament all presented the same in It.
The lawyers stated that parliament should amend articles 175(2) and 191 of Constitution that abolished supreme justice, unconditional authority in forming benches, fixing the date of cases and receive notifications suo motu and give these powers up to five most senior judges of the highest court.