In a notification issued after approval of Chief Justice of the Lahore Excessive Court docket, Justice Ameer Bhatti, the usage of social media for the unfold of content material associated to the judiciary has been restrained by terming it towards the code of conduct of the judges.
The judges have been suggested to speak in authorized issues by way of the Lahore Excessive Court docket Registrar Workplace and instantly depart the non-governmental WhatsApp teams.
The usage of social media for communication of authorized points is towards the status of the judges and departmental motion can be taken towards these judges who have been discovered violating the orders, the notification learn.
Such messages are unfold and displayed in print and digital media with none proof of the credibility of mentioned messages and no judicial officer ought to be doing so by way of any of the social media means, particularly as regards to the judiciary.
The LHC CJ has directed the judicial officers to limit their social life and keep away from utilizing social media platforms similar to Twitter, Fb, Instagram and others.