The Supreme Court (SC) has directed the federal government to make 30 new accountability courts functional within a month.
Consensual castration of rapists is conditioned with their release from the jail. Suspects who choose not to be castrated will not be released from prisons.
The Frontier Corps (FC) would be responsible to implement anti-smuggling ordinance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan provinces.
Federal Ministry of Law on Saturday has categorically denied reports of the government filing a reference against special court judge, Waqar Seth.
Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa will retire on December 20.
The changes in the rules will restrict parliamentarians, involved in corruption cases, from getting production orders.
The B-class prisoners will be provided a television set, computer, air cooler and video call facility, as per the approved legislation.
ISLAMABAD: The federal law ministry on Saturday submitted its reply to the Supreme Court in a case pertaining to the National Reconciliation Order (NRO), denying any role in the promulgation of the law under which cases against politicians were quashed by the then government of military ruler Pervez Musharraf. In the reply, the ministry stated former attorney general Malik Qayyum had written a letter to Swiss authorities in 2012 seeking re-opening of graft cases against PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, but the federal…
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Law has issued the notification of the appointment of Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of Pakistan - ARY News reports. According to the notification issued on Wednesday, senior most judge of the Supreme Court (SC), Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani will take over the office of the CJ from December 12, 2013. The President of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain will administer the oath to the new CJ before he takes charge of his responsibilities. The Ministry of Law issued the…