Reconstitution of Committees During Elected Term of Bar Council

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding reconstitution of committees during elected term of Bar Council in Civil Petition No. 3345 of 2016. 1. The petitioners and the respondent Nos. 3 to 22 are all elected members of the Pakistan Bar Council (Bar Council). The Bar Council, in its meeting Read more about Reconstitution of Committees During Elected Term of Bar Council[…]

Bogus Voting, Illegal and Corrupt Practices in Elections

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding evidence of bogus voting, illegal and corrupt practices in elections in Civil Appeal No. 886 of 2014. 1. In the General Elections held on 13.5.2013 on for Provincial Assembly constituency PP-175 Kasur-I, the appellant was declared returned candidate whereas the respondent No. 1 was Read more about Bogus Voting, Illegal and Corrupt Practices in Elections[…]

Misdeclaration of Financial Liability in Election Nomination Papers

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding misdeclaration of financial liability in election nomination papers in Civil Appeal No. 321-L of 2014. 1. In the General Elections that were held on 11.5.2013, the appellant and the respondent No. 1 were the main contesting candidates from the Provincial Assembly constituency No. PP-232 Read more about Misdeclaration of Financial Liability in Election Nomination Papers[…]

Requirement of Convincing Evidence to Declare Election Void

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding requirement of convincing evidence to declare election void in Civil Appeal No. 1033 of 2014. 1. In the General Elections that were held on 11.5.2013, the appellant and respondent No. 1 were the main contesting candidates from Balochistan Provincial Assembly seat PB-39 Chagai-I. Read more about Requirement of Convincing Evidence to Declare Election Void[…]

Verification and Maintainability of Election Petition

Mr. Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rahman in his judgment has decided the issue regarding verification and maintainability of election petition in Civil Appeal No. 1002 of 2014. 1. This appeal is directed against the judgment dated 18.7.2014 passed by the learned Election Tribunal, Bahawalpur & D. G. Khan Divisions, Bahawalpur, whereby the election petition filed by Read more about Verification and Maintainability of Election Petition[…]

Disqualification to Contest Elections – Statutory Corporations’ Employees

Mr. Justice Mushir Alam in his judgment has decided the issue of disqualification to contest elections for employees of statutory corporations in Civil Petition No. 3460 of 2015. 1. The petitioner challenged the candidature of Abu Bakar, respondent No.3 herein, from his being elected as a General Councilor, Ward No.1, Municipal Committee Alipur, Tehsil Alipur, Read more about Disqualification to Contest Elections – Statutory Corporations’ Employees[…]

Investments and Question of Concealment of Ownership in Nomination Papers

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding investments and question of concealment of ownership in nomination papers in Civil Appeal No. 185 of 2015. 1. In the General Elections that were held on 11.05.2013, the appellant was declared returned candidate from the National Assembly constituency NA-66-III City Sargodha. The respondent Read more about Investments and Question of Concealment of Ownership in Nomination Papers[…]

Holding of Fresh Election for Misdeclaration of Assets in Nomination Papers

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding holding of fresh election for misdeclaration of assets in nomination papers in Civil Appeal No. 1628 of 2014. 1. In the bye-election that was held for the Punjab Assembly constituency PP-240 D.G. Khan-I, the appellant was declared returned candidate. Her election was challenged by Read more about Holding of Fresh Election for Misdeclaration of Assets in Nomination Papers[…]

Unfair Conduct of Election

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding unfair conduct of election in Civil Appeal No. 1219/2014. 1. In the General Elections that were held on 11.5.2013, the appellant and respondent No. 1 were the main contesting candidates from National Assembly seat NA-267 Kachicum-Jhal Magsi. For 1,47,595 registered voters of this Read more about Unfair Conduct of Election[…]

Interpretation of Term “Candidate”

Mr. Justice Sh. Azmat Saeed in his judgment has decided the issue regarding interpretation of term “candidate” under the Representation of Peoples Act 1976 (“ROPA”) in Civil Appeal No. 384 of 2014. 1. This Civil Appeal under Section 67(3) of ROPA is directed against the Order dated 07.02.2014, whereby an Election Petition bearing No.1 of Read more about Interpretation of Term “Candidate”[…]