Karachi, January 02, 2017 (PPI-OT): The Chief Justice of Sindh High Court has appointed Mr. Ghulam Mustafa Channa, Additional MIT-II of the High Court of Sindh as Registrar of Inquiry Commission comprising of Honourable Mr. Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro, Judge, High Court of Sindh constituted vide the Court’s Notification dated 29.12.2016 in pursuance of order dated 27.12.2016 of Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan passed in Constitution Petition No. 38 of 2016 (Shahab Usto v/s Government of Sindh through Chief Secretary Government of Sindh and Others).
The Commission of Inquiry shall have the following Terms of Reference as prescribed by the Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan in the said order:-
(a) To record its findings in regard to providing/ supply of clean water to the residents of Sindh besides the deteriorating condition of sanitation in Sind. The Commission shall also examine the statutory role played by the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency on the issues mandated by the Sindh Environmental Protection Act 2014. The Commission shall Examine the officials or material from relevant agencies / organization inclusive of all the Civic and land owing agencies. The Federal Government, Sindh Government or any Organization, under their control, shall co-operate with the Commission.
(b) To hold enquiry on the aforesaid issues and record its findings in detail in the proposed report within six weeks from the date of its notification. The Commission shall hold the enquiry on day to day basis. As a Commission it shall exercise all the powers of a High Court Judge inclusive of the powers conferred under CPC.
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