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[…]

Illegal Appointments and Promotions in National Accountability Bureau

Mr. Justice Amir Hani Muslim in his judgment has decided the issue regarding illegal appointments and promotions in National Accountability Bureau in Suo Moto Case No. 13 of 2016 etc. 1. These Suo Moto proceedings were initiated under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution of Pakistan on an anonymous application/letter wherein it was alleged that Read more about Illegal Appointments and Promotions in National Accountability Bureau[…]

Treatment of Tax Credit for Computation of Depreciation Allowance

Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in his judgment has decided the issue regarding treatment of tax credit for computation of depreciation allowance in Civil Appeal No. 1590 of 2006 etc. 1. The question before this Court is whether tax credit(s) available under Section 107 of the erstwhile Income Tax Ordinance, 1979 (the Ordinance) were to Read more about Treatment of Tax Credit for Computation of Depreciation Allowance[…]

Out of Turn Promotions of Punjab Police

Mr. Justice Amir Hani Muslim in his judgment has decided the issue regarding out of turn promotions of Punjab Police through judgments of Tribunals, High Courts and Supreme Court in Civil Misc. Application No. 687 of 2017 etc. 1. These matters emanate out of two reported judgments of this Court, i.e. Contempt Proceedings against Chief Read more about Out of Turn Promotions of Punjab Police[…]

Functions and Jurisdiction of Sindh Coal Authority and Special Initiatives

Mr. Justice Qazi Faez Isa in his judgment has decided the issue regarding functions and jurisdiction of Sindh Coal Authority and Special Initiatives Department, Government of Sindh in Suo Moto Case No. 19 of 2016. 1. Through an anonymous complaint serious allegations were made against the Sindh Coal Authority (hereinafter “the Authority”) and the Energy Read more about Functions and Jurisdiction of Sindh Coal Authority and Special Initiatives[…]

Report of Commission on Safe Drinking Water Supply, Sewerage and Solid Waste Management Services in the Province of Sindh

Mr. Justice Amir Hani Muslim in his judgment has ordered upon report of commission on safe drinking water supply, sewerage and solid waster management services in the Province of Sindh in Constitutional Petition No. 38 of 2016. 1. This Petition is filed by a practicing lawyer praying for the following reliefs: “i. Take a serious Read more about Report of Commission on Safe Drinking Water Supply, Sewerage and Solid Waste Management Services in the Province of Sindh[…]

Tax Relief by Government Exemption and Treatment under Final Tax Regime

Mr. Justice Faisal Arab in his judgment has decided the issue regarding grant of tax relief by Government exemption and treatment under final tax regime in Civil Petition No. 3364 of 2016 etc. 1. In order to grant tax relief to the taxpayers of certain areas of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and PATA, Read more about Tax Relief by Government Exemption and Treatment under Final Tax Regime[…]

Appeals filed at Wrong Forum, Limitation and Condonation of Delay

Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in his order has decided the issue regarding appeals filed at wrong forum, limitation and condonation of delay in Civil Appeals No. 2564 of 2001 etc. 1. Through these matters we have been called upon to answer the question as to whether the time spent in pursuing an appeal before Read more about Appeals filed at Wrong Forum, Limitation and Condonation of Delay[…]

Bahria Town is Restrained from Undertaking Development Activities

Mr. Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Mr. Justice Mushir Alam have passed order and Bahria Town is restrained from undertaking development activities in C.M.A No. 376-K of 2014 etc in SMC No. 16 of 2011. 1. The Prosecutor General, NAB, has filed interim report dated 25.07.2016 (confidential), alongwith a copy of the survey report dated 20.07.2016, prepared by Read more about Bahria Town is Restrained from Undertaking Development Activities[…]

Policy Decision Concerning Setting Up New Sugar Mills in Punjab

Mr. Justice Qazi Faez Isa in his judgment has decided the issue of policy decision concerning setting up new sugar mills in Punjab and/or expanding the existing ones in Civil Appeals No. 1242 of 2013 etc. 1. Through a common judgment dated 26th February 2013 of the Lahore High Court at Lahore a number of Read more about Policy Decision Concerning Setting Up New Sugar Mills in Punjab[…]