Justice Umar Ata Bandial is the senior-most decide of the Supreme Courtroom (SC) who will take cost because the CJP on February 2, in keeping with the notification.
The MoJ issued the notification after the approval of President Arif Alvi.
Justice Bandial will take oath as the brand new CJP on February 2, 2022, succeeding the present CJP Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed after his retirement on February 1.
Justice Bandial can be 63 years, 4 months and 16 days previous when sworn in. He’ll function the CJP for one yr, six months and 25 days, i.e. till September 16, 2023, the notification learn.