PSH to witness a one-day chief justice on Friday
March 30, 2023 10:36 AM
Justice Rooh Ul Amin Khan has been appointed acting chief justice of Peshawar High Court (PHC) for a day, the 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Wednesday.
As PHC Chief Justice Qaiser Rashid Khan is going to retire on March 30, Justice Rooh Ul Amin would become the acting chief justice.
Justice Rooh Ul Amin will remain the chief justice of PHC for one day on March 31 as he will be also retiring on April 1. Justice Mussarat Hilali will follow Justice Rooh.
The President signed the summary of the appointment of acting CJ and the announcement of the appointment was made public.
According to the announcement, the appointment of the acting CJ of Peshawar High Court under Article 196 of the Constitution was implemented and Justice Hilali would assume the duties as the acting CJ of Peshawar High Court from April 1.
Justice Hilali is the most senior judge of Peshawar High Court after Justice Amin.
Justice Hilali will serve until the permanent Chief Justice is appointed.
The appointment of the permanent CJ of Peshawar High Court would be made by the Judicial Commission of Pakistan.