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Happy to have authored over 4,000 judgements throughout tenure, says CJP Gulzar Ahmed

Pleased to have authored over 4,000 judgements during tenure, says CJP Gulzar Ahmed
Outgoing Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar Ahmed on Tuesday stated he was happy to have authored verdicts in 4,392 circumstances throughout his tenure because the nation’s high decide, declaring that he needed to a big extent decreased the backlog of circumstances he inherited after taking cost.

He made these remarks whereas addressing a full-court reference organised in his honour on the Supreme Courtroom on the eve of his retirement.

In his remarks on the ceremony immediately, Justice Ahmed stated at the least 38,680 circumstances have been pending when he took cost because the CJP and round 27,426 circumstances had been determined by the tip of his tenure.

“As chief justice, I not solely determined circumstances but in addition took cost of administrative issues,” he stated.

Justice Ahmed had taken oath because the nation’s twenty seventh chief justice on December 21, 2019, changing Justice Asif Saeed Khosa. Justice Umar Ata Bandial will take cost because the chief justice of Pakistan tomorrow (Wednesday).

Justice Ahmed stated he had carried out his responsibility with honesty even when he was serving as a decide of the Sindh Excessive Courtroom.

Recalling the challenges throughout his time period as the highest decide, Justice Ahmed stated the coronavirus pandemic started quickly after he took cost in December 2019.

“I additionally needed to deal with the well being of the judges and workers in addition to carrying on different work. Therefore I directed Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta registries to start out digital listening to of circumstances,” he added.

He credited his father, Noor Mohammad Advocate, for his skilled success.

“I’m now bidding farewell to my journey with the judiciary that started in 2002,” the outgoing CJP stated.

‘CJP violated rules in judges appointment’

In his tackle on the event, Supreme Courtroom Bar Affiliation (SCBA) President Mohammad Ahsan Bhoon stated Justice Ahmed had violated the precept of seniority in appointments to the superior judiciary.

As a result of this “violation of benefit” in appointments, Bhoon stated, the judiciary was dealing with a critical disaster.

“If the choices of the highest court docket and the requirements of their implementation are synchronised, then nobody can have an opportunity to level fingers on the court docket,” he added.

A lot of the appointments of judges within the Supreme Courtroom of late have been made on the premise of non-public likes and dislikes, Bhoon informed the gathering.

Speaking about Justice Qazi Faez Isa, Bhoon stated the household of the senior decide confronted humiliation. Nevertheless, he added that the choice of the apex court docket to strike down false references towards Justice Isa was historic.

Bhoon additionally went on to reward the outgoing high decide for a few of his selections. “The decision of Justice Gulzar Ahmed towards the dissolution of native governments was a historic one.”

Legal professional Common of Pakistan Khalid Javed Khan stated it was essential to create a great process for the appointment of judges, “however the present system has yielded good outcomes”.

He stated the outgoing chief justice deserved credit score for encouraging debate on the matter within the Judicial Fee of Pakistan.

Khan stated Justice Ayesha Malik’s current appointment as the primary feminine Supreme Courtroom decide was on benefit, including that “transparency within the appointment of judges can’t be compromised.”