Awan announces restoration of IHC


Express April 22, 2010

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Babar Awan announced that the notification to restore Islamabad High Court has been issued.

Addressing a gathering in Islamabad, Awan said the President and Prime Minister also approved the setting of two accountability courts in the capital.

He added that the judges appointed at the Islamabad High court will be drawn from various parts of the country to make it truly representative. On the controversy surrounding the 18th amendment, he said the Supreme Court cannot strike down the decisions of Parliament.

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Sultan Ahmed | 11 years ago | Reply As a lawmaking authority parliament is supreme. But as have seen and the history is witness when dictators tried to use the constitution in their own interests and strike to the fundamental rights of the people apex court moved forward and blocked the way of dictators.
Sultan Ahmed | 11 years ago | Reply Islamabad High Court, as for the appointment of judges from the all provinces in regard to representation is importance but not as important as justice as the chief justice of Pakistan had promised with nation. Justice is indispensable and must be easily available to all people passing their life below the line of poverty.
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