Talking to reporters at the end of the meeting, SC Registrar Dr Faqir Hussain said that the chief justice and members of the NJPMC
had taken serious notice of the cases of missing persons.
KBA president Naeem Qureshi had told Dawn that the PBC denounced the decisions of the NJPMC
, including establishment of the model courts and appointment of police superintendents to decide the applications against police officials under Section 22-A of the Criminal Procedure Code instead of the judicial magistrate.
Strike calls from the country's bar associations are being made against the March 11 decision of the NJPMC
to empower police to make decisions on the applications seek registration of FIRs.
The delegation of lawyers made some suggestions regarding the complaint redressal mechanism, upon which the Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan said that the same will be placed in the next meeting of the NJPMC
They rejected the NJPMC
's decisions under which the powers of sessions courts to hear writ petition under sections 22-A and 22-B of the Code of Criminal Procedure (registration of FIR) have been abolished.
After formation of the committee, an aggrieved person would have to approach to the superintendent of police before pleading to the court, they added.It is pertinent to mention here that the NJPMC
which includes all chief justices and seeks to bring judicial reforms in the country on March 11, resolved that applications under section 22-A CrPC might not be entertained by courts unless accompanied by the decision of relevant district superintendent of police for complaints.
Addressing an emergency press conference, Dr Raheem said it appeared from a section of press that some sections of bar councils and bar associations have not properly understood the recent decision of the NJPMC
regarding the newly created office of the Superintendent of Police (Complaints) in every district of the country under the relevant law.
had resolved that applications, under the said sections, might not be entertained by courts unless they were accompanied by a decision of the relevant district superintendent police (SP).
KARACHI: A meeting of National Judicial (Policy Making) Committee (NJPMC
) was held on Saturday under the Chairmanship of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar at the Supreme Court (SC) Branch Registry, Karachi.The meeting was attended by NJPMC
members including Federal Shariat Court Chief Justice Sheikh Najamul Hassan, chief justices of the provincial high courts which included Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh, Justice Yahya Afridi, Justice Mir Muhammad Noor Meskanazai and Islamabad High Court Chief Justice Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will attend last meeting of the National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC
) scheduled on December 10 under his chairmanship.
The National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC
) in its March 11 meeting decided that since a police complaint redressal mechanism under the command of a SP rank officer was made functional at district level in the country, therefore, applications under section 22-A/22-B of the CrPC may not be entertained by the sessions courts unless accompanied by decision of the relevant district SP complaints.
ABBOTTABAD -- Bar Associations of Hazara Division would observe strike on Thursday against the National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC