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    Jurisdiction Of Consumer Court In Pakistan

  • Supreme Court, Islamabad High Court jurisdiction extended to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tues­day approved extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as a first step towards implementation of the long overdue reforms in the country’s restive tribal areas...

    In the initial draft that had been prepared in the light of suggestions of a six-member special committee that had proposed merger of the...

  • Apex court asks ECP to explain latter's jurisdiction in PTI's foreign funding case

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) some pertinent questions regarding the latter's jurisdiction in probing matters relating to a political party's foreign funding...

    The court was hearing a petition filed by PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi against the alleged possession of illegal properties and tax theft committed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and party leader Jahangir...

  • US rejects UN court jurisdiction in Iran sanctions case

    The United States told UN judges on Tuesday they had no jurisdiction to rule on Tehran's demand for them to order the suspension of debilitating nuclear-related sanctions against Iran...

    But US State Department lawyer Jennifer Newstead told the International Court of Justice in The Hague that it “lacks prima facie jurisdiction to hear Iran's claims”...

  • Consumer court verdict on senior medic stayed

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has stayed a decision of a consumer court wherein former dean of Children’s Hospital was ordered to pay £212,267 (Rs33...

    In an interim order passed during last week, Justice Atir Mahmood suspended the operation of the consumer court’s order and issued notices to respondents for Nov 12...

  • Liver damage: Consumer Court orders doctor to pay millions in damages

    LAHORE: In a landmark decision on a damages suit, the Lahore Consumer Court ordered on Monday a doctor to pay 212,267 pounds sterling (Rs33...

    The court found Professor Dr Tahir Masood, a former dean of the Children Hospital, guilty of showing criminal negligence while treating Syeda Durr-e-Zahra, daughter of Syed Ali Murtaza, a government official...

  • ICJ has no jurisdiction to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav's conviction case, says Pakistan

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday heard the case brought to it by India pertaining to the sentencing of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was handed a death sentence by a Pakistani Field General Court Martial (FGCM) last month...

    Ambassador Moazzam Ahmad Khan, Dr Muhammad Faisal and Syed Faraz Hussain were present at the Peace Palace as members of Pakistan's legal team...

  • Consumer confidence improves in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence has increased in the wake of improved economy and higher expectations for future economic growth, results of a State Bank survey show...

    SBP’s Consumer Confi­dence Survey — conducted during Sept 5 and 9 — notes, “Overall, the Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) increased by 5...

  • Pakistan consumer confidence dips in third quarter: survey

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence in Pakistan dropped by three points in the third quarter, according to a survey conducted by a global performance management company, with job security being the biggest or second-biggest concern for a third of respondents...

    Pakistan’s confidence, which had been on the rise since 2008 and reached its highest level in the first two quarters of this year, dropped to 101 in July-September from 104 in the...

  • Consumer confidence at an all-time high in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Consumer confidence reached an all-time high increasing by nine points in July-September 2017, according to the Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions...

    “The nine-point upsurge in Pakistan’s consumer confidence score depicts an improving outlook for the country,” noted Quratulain Ibrahim, managing director, Nielsen Pakistan...

  • Opposition rejects move to extend IHC jurisdiction to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: Opposed to the government decision to extend jurisdiction of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Adminis­tered Tribal Areas (Fata), the country’s major opposition parties believe that the move is another ploy to delay the long overdue reforms in the region...

    ANP to hold multi-party conference on Fata reformsThe federal cabinet on Tuesday had approved a plan to extend jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the...

  • Kulsoom win: jurisdiction of election tribunal questioned

    LAHORE: The counsel for Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Dr Yasmin Rashid on Monday questioned the jurisdiction of an election tribunal comprising a retired sessions judge to hear a petition against victory of Kulsoom Nawaz in NA-120 by-poll...

    Appearing on behalf of the petitioner, Advocate Anees Hashmi said a tribunal comprising sitting judge of the high court was the competent forum to hear election petitions under the new law “The...

  • Plea to bring SRB under Ombudsman’s jurisdiction

    KARACHI: The Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) has appealed to Sindh Ombudsman to bring the Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) under its jurisdiction for providing speedy relief and removing grievances of the taxpayers...

    Even at the federal level, the KTBA stated that relief is being provided to taxpayers by the Federal Tax Ombudsman as all the federal government revenue collecting agencies fall under its jurisdiction...

  • Bill extending SC, IHC jurisdiction to Fata tabled in NA

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday tabled in the National Assembly a bill aimed at extending jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)...

    The bill to extend the jurisdiction of the apex court and the IHC to Fata was introduced by Law Minister Zahid Hamid...

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