Supreme Court of Pakistan to resume a constitutional petition against levy tax imposed by President Asif Ali Zardari on petroleum products through ordinance today (Monday).
A three-member bench of SC headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and comprising Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Tariq Pervaiz would hear the constitutional petition of petitioner Shahid Orakzai filed under Article 184 of the Constitution regarding imposition of levy tax by the President.
Court has summoned to Attorney General for Pakistan Maulvi Anwar-ul-Haq; meanwhile, SC has constituted four benches for hearing of important cases during commencing week.
The court would hear important cases including NICL scam, illegal allotment of plots by CDA, Rental power project, suo moto notice against killing of five persons including young student Shaharyar and petition of former member National Assembly Marvi Memon regarding breaching of canals in Sindh during flood of last year.
The first bench of SC is comprising of chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Tariq Pervaiz, who would hear Constitutional petition regarding Northern Areas Laws filed by Al-Jihad Trust against Federation of Pakistan through Secretary Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Northern Areas and Constitutional Petitions Under Article 184 against levy tax imposed by the President.
Meanwhile this bench would resume NICL scam and Reference regarding nomination of members of the Commission received from Justice (R) Syed Jamshed Ali, Former Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Chairman, Commission on Written off Loans.
The second bench of SC is consisting of Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja and Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, this bench would hear the case against irregularities in Federal Government Employes Housing Scheme by the FGEH Foundation today (Monday).
The third bench of apex court is consisting of Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali and Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany, whereas the fourth division bench of SC is consist of Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk and Justice Amir Hani Muslim.Like AwamiWeb