Pakistan Supreme Court suspends Lahore HC’s stay order on Islamabad courtDecember 24th, 2007 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec. 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court today struck down an earlier order of the Lahore High Court to stay the establishment of the Islamabad High Court and forbade it from hearing the matter anymore.
Pleading for suspending the Lahore High Court order, The News quoted Attorney General Malik Abdul Qayyum as saying that the provincial court has no jurisdiction to suspend the constitutional amendment made by the President during emergency proclamation.
He said the apex court had upheld the emergency measures, including the setting up of the Islamabad High Court.
The Attorney General said the high court judgment is based on malafide intent and even he was not notified for appearance during the hearing. (ANI)
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