However, Justice Ijazul Ahsan while dissenting majority view has strongly endorsed the exercise of suo motu
jurisdiction in the matters initiated by the Supreme Court's Director General Human Rights Cell.
It may be argued that the suo motu
powers articulated in Article 184-3 are powers of the SC judges acting in concert and not those of a single chief justice acting alone.
During the lecture, he elaborated the responsibilities of the national institutions and the role of suo motu
Advocate Safdar Shaheen Pirzada argued on behalf of the petitioner that under the Federal Tax Ombudsman Ordinance 2000, the ombudsman had no jurisdiction whatsoever to exercise suo motu
He had said that the Supreme Court shall use suo motu
powers Article 184(3) sparingly, with the exception of caseswhere either there is no other efficacious remedy available or the available constitutional or legal remedies are ineffective or are rendered incapacitated.The suomotu notice on Brig (r) Munir's alleged suicide is the first such notice taken by CJPKhosa.
Former chief justice Saqib Nisar had taken suo motu
notice and issued orders to put the names of the two on the ECL after a complaint was made against them by overseas Pakistanis who had accused the two of illegally occupying their land.
the Khokhar brothers besides disposing of the suo motu
The bench directed the institutions concerned to review the report prepared by the LDA, DC Lahore, and member board of revenue regarding alleged illegal occupation of properties by the Khokhar brothers besides disposing of the suo motu
'The authority to take suo motu
action will only be used sparingly and for significant national matters,' he said, adding that the court would set up parameters for suo motu
The Supreme Court had taken suo motu
notice of the transfer of Islamabad IGP and suspended the transfer of Jan Mohammad but had to withdraw its order after he excused himself from performing duties as Islamabad IGP.
Last year in November, the top court hadtaken suo motu
notice of the sit-in staged by TLP leaders and activists at the Faizabad Interchange.
"As of Thursday, 95 petitions were filed by the Comelec on its own or motu
propio," James Jimenez said in an interview.