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  • NA panel clears changes to civil procedure code

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s standing committee on law and justice on Wednesday cleared the civil procedure code (CPC) amendment bill to substantially reduce time for disposal of civil cases...

    The NA committee considered “The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (Government Bill)” and after detailed deliberations recommended that the bill be passed by the assembly...

  • Punjab govt intends to amend Code of Criminal Procedure

    LAHORE: The Punjab government intends to have the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), 1898, amended so as to change the procedure of registration of criminal cases and submission of challans in courts for trial...

    Sources said the prosecutor would apply the code of conduct prepared by the prosecution department in January this year to check whether the challan was fit for prosecution or not...

  • Changes to 118-year-old criminal procedure code being planned

    LAHORE: A committee formed by the prime minister has been given till December next year to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) 1898 so as to improve the criminal justice system and the procedure of registering FIRs and to block bogus cases and trial of those unfit for prosecution...

    Prosecutors would follow the code of conduct, notified by the prosecutor general, in deciding whether cases were fit for trial...

  • First robotic surgical procedure performed at Civil Hospital Karachi

    KARACHI: On the concluding day of the three-day international multidisciplinary robotic surgery workshop at the OT Complex Civil Hospital Karachi and the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Saturday, a “successful” robotic surgical procedure was performed for the first time in Pakistan on a female patient...

    The procedure called hysterectomy was performed, through robotic surgery in which the uterus of the...

  • ‘PPP to move court against LG poll procedure’

    MULTAN: The PPP will challenge the procedure of local government elections in the court, stating it is in violation of Article 51 of the Constitution...

    He alleged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and ruling PML-N that rigging evidences would not be produced before the Judicial Commission...

  • Ousted PM gets two SPs in deviation from procedure

    According to the standard operating procedure mentioned in the ‘Blue Book’, only the sitting prime minister and the president are entitled to the services of a BS-18 officer of the rank of superintendent of police (SP)...

    A notification issued by the Establishment Division on Aug 4 said: “Muhammad Zeshan Reza, a BS-18 officer of Police Service of Pakistan, presently posted as chief security officer (CSO) to the prime minister, has...

  • Govt yet to initiate procedure for ECP appointments

    ISLAMABAD: Unmoved by its past experience of an incomplete Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the government has yet to initiate the process for appointment of ECP members in place of the incumbents who are set to retire in less than three months...

    “The sitting members of the ECP appointed under the new procedure will be retiring on June 13 and the process of appointment for the next term should have commenced by now,” a senior...

  • Bilawal questions judges’ appointment procedure

    The PPP chairman also questioned judges’ appointment procedure and said whether the independence of judiciary had been guaranteed by vesting the power to appoint judges with the judges alone or was it best served when the power to appoint judges was given to parliament, the president, the prime minister and the bar council...

  • SCBA suggests changes in judicial appointment procedure

    ISLAMABAD: As part of its ongoing campaign for judicial reform, the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has submitted a set of packages to the eight-member bipartisan parliamentary committee constituted to improve the procedure of appointing superior court judges...

    “Members of the parliamentary committee have appreciated the effort which aims to bring about improvements in the procedure of judges’ appointment,” SCBA president Ali...

  • PPP, PTI join hands in Sindh PA to change mayoral election procedure

    KARACHI: Ahead of much-awaited mayoral elections, the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party, with the support of the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, managed to change the procedure of indirect local government elections from ‘secret ballot’ to ‘show of hands’ by amending the Sindh local government law on Tuesday...

    While lawmakers belonging to other opposition parties — the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Pakistan Muslim League-Functional and...

  • Two INGOs allowed to operate under new procedure

    ISLAMABAD: Two international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) were formally allowed to operate in Pakistan under the new procedure after the process to accord approval under the first-ever policy governing registration and operation of INGOs commenced on Monday...

    Chaudhry Nisar also directed that the INGOs getting approval under the new procedure be extended government support across the country...

  • ‘Major changes’ in LG poll procedure being mulled over

    LAHORE: The Punjab government is considering a plan to declare each union council a single constituency for local government polls, and introduce indirect election for reserved seats...

    Under the Local Government Act 2013, in its existing form, each UC has six wards and each ward has six seats --- chairman, vice-chairman, besides one seat each for youth, peasant, minority and general member
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