CJP for early disposal of pending cases

By: Sabah News      Published: 10:26 PM, 9 Mar, 2020
CJP for early disposal of pending cases

A delegation of Executive Body of Supreme Court Bar Association headed by its President Syed Qalb-e-Hassan and comprising cabinet members called on the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed in Supreme Court, Islamabad on Monday.

The meeting was a working session between bench and bar to discuss issues faced by Supreme Court Bar Association at Supreme Court.

The chief justice welcomed the members of Supreme Court Bar. The members of the Supreme Court Bar Association thanked the Chief Justice of Pakistan for providing this opportunity to discuss issues in a face to face manner.

They informed the Chief Justice of Pakistan about the issues and hurdles being faced by them like rotation of benches at Branch Registries, issuance of final cause list, supplementary cause list, adjustment of cases and urgent applications. 

The chief justice apprised them that benches have been constituted at Branch Registries on rotation basis to clear the backlog. Regarding cause lists, his lordship told them that tentative cause-list will be issued one month before fixation of case, one week will be given to advocates for the adjustment of the cases. Supplementary cause list will be issued one day before the case. However, applications regarding urgent hearing are also being disposed of with appropriate orders for fixation.

The chief justice reiterated the fact that, all-out efforts are being made to dispose of cases to dispense justice to public at large.