LHC full-bench dismisses Punjab government’s appeal, upholds judgment to make Baqir Najfi commission report public – Daily Pakistan
LAHORE – A full bench of the Lahore Excessive Court docket dismissed on Monday an enchantment filed by the Punjab Authorities towards the single-bench determination ordering the federal government to make the report of Baqir Najfi judicial fee public.
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The bench headed by Justice Abid Aziz rejected the intra-court enchantment and introduced day after day hearings of the case from October 2 onwards.
The matter was referred to the complete bench after Justice Abdul Sami Khan and Justice Syed Shahbaz Ali Rizvi heard the intra-court enchantment filed by the Punjab authorities pleading that a minimum of eight petitions of comparable nature had been pending adjudication earlier than a full bench and in such circumstances, the only bench was not empowered to determine the identical problem.
“The one bench ought to have referred the identical to the complete bench” argued house secretary by Punjab advocate basic.
He pleaded that “the only bench has made an error in regulation by holding that proceedings earlier than LHC inquiry fee had been judicial in nature and ignored the truth that fee report has no of worth and doesn’t depend as proof below related regulation.”
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It bears mentioning that the performing Chief Justice Yawar Ali rescued himself from the bench after which a brand new full bench was constituted.
On September 21, Justice Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi had ordered the House Secretary Punjab to make the Baqir Najfi report public by declaring that the proceedings on this regard had been judicial and so its final result was a public doc.
The representatives of Punjab Authorities expressed that if the report is made public, the regulation and order state of affairs within the province can deteriorate.