Service tribunal: Govt sent notice over members’ ages

petitioner said that under the Punjab Service Tribunal Act, the maximum age limit for a member was 58 years.


Our Correspondent July 27, 2012

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition challenging eligibility of three members of the Services Tribunal. The petitioner said that under the Punjab Service Tribunal Act, the maximum age limit for a member was 58 years. However, he said, three incumbent members of the tribunal, Tariq Ayub, Abdul Majeed and Karim Bakhsh, were older than that. He said they were appointed in violation of the merit and requested the court to set aside the appointment of the respondents. The court sought reply from the government and adjourned hearing till August 8.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 28th, 2012.

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