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Article 62(1)(f)

SC reserves verdict on petitions seeking fixed time-period of public office disqualification

ISLAMABAD: A five-judge larger bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, on Wednesday reserved its judgment on petitions seeking a fixed time-period of the parliamentarians’ disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution. At the outset of the court proceedings, Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf Ali appeared before the court today and presented his arguments. He contended that it is the sole responsibility of the parliament to determine the time duration of…

Attorney General earns apex court ire for no-show in disqualification case

ISLAMABAD: Expressing extreme displeasure over absence of Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf Ali, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 for not turning up at court. A five-judge larger bench, headed by the CJP, heard the petitions seeking a fixed time-period of the parliamentarians’ disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution. At the outset of the court proceedings, Justice Nisar inquired about the whereabouts of the AG as he was summoned by the court to…

Disqualified parliamentarians need to prove probity, rules SC

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday noted that the disqualified parliamentarians need to prove their probity through their conduct once declared dishonest under Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution A five-judge larger bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the petititions seeking determination of the time period of the parliamentarians’ disqualification. During the court proceedings today, the disqualification of PML-N senator Nehal Hashmi on early…