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”[…]

Police Service as All Pakistan Service for Grade 18 and Above

Mr. Justice Yahya Afridi in his judgment has decided the issue regarding police service as All Pakistan Service for Grade 18 and above in Writ Petition No. 3151-P of 2014. 1. Muhammad Zafar Ali and ten others, the petitioners, seek the Constitutional jurisdiction of this Court praying: “In view of the above it is prayed Read more about Police Service as All Pakistan Service for Grade 18 and Above[…]

Sub-Constitutional Legislation and Powers of the Constitutional Court

Mr. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah in his judgment has decided the issue of sub-constitutional legislation and powers of the constitutional court in Writ Petition No. 33483 of 2015. 1. Respondent No.2 filed a complaint against petitioners on 14.09.2015 under section 8 of the Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act, 2010 (“Federal Read more about Sub-Constitutional Legislation and Powers of the Constitutional Court[…]

Scope of Terms Turnover, Services Rendered and Supply of Goods in Tax Laws

Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in his judgment has decided the issue regarding scope of terms turnover, services rendered and supply of goods in tax laws in Civil Appeals No. 1084 of 2008 etc. 1. These appeals, by leave of the Court, and petitions involve similar question(s) of law, hence are being disposed of together. The Read more about Scope of Terms Turnover, Services Rendered and Supply of Goods in Tax Laws[…]

Authorization of Officers to File Suits for Financial Institutions

Mr. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza in his judgment has decided the issue regarding authorization of officers to file suits for financial institutions in Regular First Appeal No. 655 of 2011. 1. This regular first appeal filed under section 22 of the Financial Institutions (Recovery of Finances) Ordinance, 2001 (the Ordinance) calls into question judgment and Read more about Authorization of Officers to File Suits for Financial Institutions[…]

Imported Goods and Customs Valuation under section 25-A of Customs Act 1969

Mr. Justice Shahid Karim in his judgment has decided the issue regarding imported goods and customs valuation under section 25-A of Customs Act 1969 in Writ Petition No. 3 of 2011. 1. This petition under Article 199 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 lays a challenge to the order dated 03.12.2010 passed Read more about Imported Goods and Customs Valuation under section 25-A of Customs Act 1969[…]

Additional Compensation under Section 28-A of Land Acquisition Act 1894

Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in his judgment has decided the issue regarding entitlement of additional compensation under Section 28-A of Land Acquisition Act 1894 in Civil Appeals No. 939 of 2004 etc. 1. These appeals, by leave of the Court, are being disposed of together as the same legal points are involved therein. 2. Read more about Additional Compensation under Section 28-A of Land Acquisition Act 1894[…]

Statutory Provisions and Administrative Standing Orders

Mr. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah in his judgment has decided the issue regarding statutory provisions and administrative standing orders in Writ Petition No. 32150 of 2015. 1. Brief facts of the case are that petitioner Commission initiated proceedings against respondent No.1 (a health service provider/health service establishment) and also sealed the establishment of the Read more about Statutory Provisions and Administrative Standing Orders[…]

Freedom of Information and Exclusion Criteria

Mr. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza in his judgment has decided the issue regarding freedom of information and exclusion criteria under the law in Writ Petition No. 28180 of 2014. 1. This writ petition raises an interesting point regarding the availability of the power with the President to entertain and adjudicate upon representation filed against the Read more about Freedom of Information and Exclusion Criteria[…]

Interpretation of Law by FBR

Mr. Justice Shahid Jamil Khan in his judgment has decided the issue regarding interpretation of law by FBR in Writ Petition No. 27266 of 2012. 1. This judgment shall also decide connected Writ Petition Nos.27267 of 2012 and 32842 of 2013, as same legal issue under similar facts is involved. Petitioner has challenged show cause Read more about Interpretation of Law by FBR[…]