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  • Govt yet to initiate procedure for ECP appointments

    “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 official of the ECP told Dawn...

    Under articles 213 and 218 of the Constitution, the prime minister, in consultation with the leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, forwards three names for appointment of a commissioner, or ECP member, to a...

  • 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...

    Questioning the implementation of NAP, he expressed concern over execution of some juveniles and mentally...

  • Pope simplifies Catholic marriage annulment procedure

    Pope Francis said the procedure should be free and the new rules mean that a marriage might be declared null and void in just 45 days in some cases...

    MOST SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE IN 250 YEARS: Monsignor Pio Vito Pinto, dean of the Vatican appeals court that rules on annulments, told a news conference the new rules were the most substantive changes to the laws since the papacy of Benedict XIV, who reigned from 1740 to 1758...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Court seeks procedure for execution of disabled convicts

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday directed Faisalabad jail officials to explain procedure for hanging disabled convicts as Pakistan’s Jail Manual provides no instructions to this effect...

    The bench observed that declaring a convict fit or unfit for execution was duty of jail doctor, however, the court wanted to know the procedure adopted for hanging a disabled man, if authorities were allowed to implement the execution...

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