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150 posts of judges created, says Babar
Published: June 27, 2011
ISLAMABAD (APP) - Former Federal Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Dr Babar Awan on Sunday said that government has created 150 new posts of judges through Islamabad High Court Act (IHC) for two sessions’ division of Islamabad to facilitate the litigants.
Talking to the delegations of Multan, Vehari, Bahwalnager
and other Bar Associations, he said that out of these judicial posts 101 have been created for civil Judges and 30 for Additional Sessions judges adding that two Sessions Judges has been appointed and remaining Additional Sessions judges, Civil Judges would be appointed soon through exams.
He said for the first time in history of the capital 50 per cent posts of judicial officers of the district court will be filled by Islamabad based lawyers, 12 per cent posts have been allocated for each of the four provinces and remaining 2 per cent seats of judicial officers will be filled by the nominees of Federally Administrative Tribal Area (FATA).
Babar said the government has amended “Legal Practitioner and Bar Counsel Act” and now Federal, Provincial governments are bound to allocate annual budget for Pakistan bar council,
Provincial Bar councils’ and the Bar associations.
He also urged the lawyers to make their bar Associations accountable as it is the money of public, asserting that all bar associations should start projects for the welfare of lawyers.
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