Supreme Court rejects Petition for Full Court Bench

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court has rejected the coalition government’s request relating to the formation of a full court bench to listen to Punjab Assembly Speaker Pervez Elahi’s petition that challenged the ruling of Deputy Speaker Dost Mohammad Mazari.

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Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial declared that the reserved decision when the Supreme court detected arguments from party lawyers — seeking the formation of a full court.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial earlier today saved the verdict about the formation of a full court bench.

The Supreme court was originally hearing a petition filed by PML-Q leader Chaudhry Pervez Elahi and also the Imran Khan leader of PTI against a ruling of Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari interpreted Article 63-A of the Constitution and rejected the votes given by PML-Q lawmakers.

Earlier today, the judges of the country’s Supreme court remarked that lawyers representing the coalition government and allied parties ought to limit their arguments as to why the court ought to hold a full court bench that will hear all CM election cases.

The court earlier obligatory a ban on entry of political leaders within the court as solely journalists and important lawyers are allowed to enter the premises of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has filed a separate petition, seeking the formation of a full court bench in an exceeding case against his election, a requirement that has conjointly been supported by PDM leaders in today’s conference.

During Sunday’s hearing, the Supreme Court bench at Lahore regist6 relegated Hamza Shahbaz to a trustee chief minister of Punjab. Court conjointly ordered Hamza that he couldn’t use any of his power for his political gains and not begin any initiatives.

CJP Bandial conjointly remarked that it gave the impression of Dost Mazari issued his ruling against the court’s decisions. The court decide conjointly maintained that the PML-N leader will work as a ‘trustee’ till the final decision of the case.

The court ordered the deputy speaker to submit his written reply and adjourned the hearing until Monday (July 25) adding that the succeeding hearing would be command within the country’s federal capital Islamabad.

Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker didn’t seem within the court that earlier summoned him. Irfan Qadir appeared before the court on behalf of Deputy Speaker Mazari and didn’t satisfy the court relating to Mazari’s ruling in the Punjab Assembly in the results of the CM Punjab election.

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Supreme Court rejects Petition for Full Court Bench

As Punjab Governor administered the oath to Hamza Shahbaz, CJP Bandial maintained that the oath doesn’t matter, adding that the court would see the matters in ‘light of the constitution’.

The Supreme court issued the directives on the petition of the Punjab CM candidate who moved to court when a contentious ruling by the Punjab Assembly deputy speaker led to his rout.

PTI and its allies slammed Deputy Speaker Mazari for his ruling, whereas ruling party leaders defended the Deputy speaker’s ruling, telling that the Imran Khan-led party celebrated when the votes of its twenty-five rebel MPAs were discounted in light of the court’s call.

Meanwhile, coalition government members demanded from the country’s Supreme Court to decide to represent a full court bench for hearing petitions relating to the Punjab CM election.

On Friday, Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari rejected ten votes of PML-Q MPAs given in favor of Chaudhry Parvez Elahi by saying that PMLQ’s leader instructed his party’s lawmakers to vote for Hamza and regarded it a defector’s votes and declared PML-N’s Hamza Shahbaz as chief minister of the province Punjab.

Mazari aforesaid he rejected these votes within the light of a letter issued by PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain who aforesaid he had directed his party’s lawmakers to vote for Hamza Shahbaz.

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Mazari conjointly told that he in person received a telephony from Chowdhury Shujaat and he told he guided his party’s leader to vote in favor of PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz. Later on, in the news, Chowdhury Shujaat said that he did not make any decisions against his brother Pervaiz Elahi.

Before that call of the Supreme Court, Maryam Nawaz and other ruling parties addressed a news conference that they 6 settle for any selections if the court does not settle for their demand to form a full court bench to concentrate all the petitions that are associated with Chief Minister Punjab.

They conjointly questioned the order of the Supreme Court that Hamza Shahbaz as Trustee Chief Minister of The province Punjab despite winning the MPAs votes. While on the other hand, PTI’s leader Fawad Chaudhry said that there is no problem if the full court bench is being formed or not.

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