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Event Title: Senate Special Committee on Law Reforms

Event Date: 2020-09-24

Senate Special Committee on Law Reforms in its meeting decided to seek views from the Ministry of Law and Justice and other relevant stakeholders nbsp on the possibility of amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan to change existing mechanism for the accountability of judges of superior courts as is found in Article of the Constitution with the one which is more open effective and involves the Majlis-e-Shoora Parliament in the light of best international practices nbsp Senators present during the meeting gave their point of view on the issue and later on agreed to adopt a mechanism for consultations with all the stakeholders to make solid recommendations Members emphasized the need that a mechanism exists and have been adopted by different countries They underscored the need for benefiting from the international best practices and there is need to strengthen the checks and balance mechanisms in the light of Article 175 A 209 of the Constitution nbsp The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Senator Farooq H Naek here at the Parliament House on Wednesday and was attended among others by Senators nbsp Javed Abbasi Rana Maqbool Ahmed Anwar ul Haq Kakar Muhammad Ali Khan Saif and Senior officials of the Ministry of law and justice Raja Inam Amin Minhas seasoned lawyer also participated in the meeting as an expert