Islamabad, January 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Meeting of the National Judicial (Policy Making) Committee (NJPMC) is scheduled on 2nd February, 2013 at 10:00 am at Supreme Court Branch Registry, Lahore under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Chief Justice of Pakistan/ Chairman, NJPMC. The meeting will review the performance of district judiciary with respect to oldest cases. The Committee will also review the efforts of Investigating Agencies to ensure timely submission of challans and steps taken by the Prison Departments for production of under trial prisoners before Courts for hearing / remand.
The meeting will be attended by Mr. Justice Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan, Chief Justice Federal Shariat Court, Mr. Justice Qazi Faez Isa, Chief Justice High Court of Balochistan, Mr. Justice Mushir Alam, Chief Justice High Court of Sindh, Mr. Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Chief Justice, Lahore High Court, Mr. Justice Miftah-ud-Din Khan, Senior Puisne Judge, Peshawar High Court and Mr. Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-Rehman, Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court.
The Chief Justices, Supreme Court of AJ and K, High Court of AJ and K and Chief Judges of Supreme Appellate Court, Gilgit-Baltistan and Chief Court of Gilgit-Baltistan will attend the meeting on special invitation as observers.
During the meeting, besides examining the implementation status of recommendations made for strengthening the district judiciary in terms of human resource and infrastructure, the Committee will also review the disposal of cases by Labour Courts within statutory period. Apart from this, the Secretary, NJPMC will give presentation regarding disposal of old cases.
The Committee will also examine monthly jail inspection reports, proposals for reforms in the administration of justice and addressing the grievances of overseas Pakistanis for early hearing of their cases against land grabbers.
For more information, contact:
Shahid Hussain Kamboyo
Public Relations Officer
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 920 4184
Fax: +9251 920 1001