IHC seeks report on appointment of tribunals

Deputy Attorney General says the tribunals and judges would be appointed after completion of the consultation process

Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah has sought a report on the non-appointment of judges in special courts and tribunals.

During a hearing of the case on Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Syed Tayyab Shah informed the court that the appointment rules for the chairman of the Customs Applet Tribunal and the Inland Revenue had been approved.

He said that the draft had been sent to the chief justice of Pakistan for consultation, adding that the tribunals and the judges would be appointed after completion of the consultation process.

Chief Justice Athar Minallah said that if the appointments were not completed, the law secretary would appear in person at the next hearing. The court adjourned the hearing of the case indefinitely.

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