After CJP Isa’s assumption of office, composition of SJC, JCP altered
By News Desk
September 17, 2023 02:55 PM
Soon after Justice Qazi Faez Isa became the chief justice of Pakistan (CJP), the composition of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) and Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) has also been changed, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.
The CJP and two senior-most judges of the apex court are members of the SJC.
Justice Sardar Tariq is already a member of the SJC, while Justice Ijazul Ahsan has become a member of Judicial Council.
Justice Muneeb Akhtar, on the other hand, has become a member of the judicial commission, which appoints judges.
Justice Sardar Tariq, Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Mansoor Ali Shah are already members of the commission.
Chief Justice of Pakistan heads the commission while four senior judges are its members.
Other members of the commission include: a retired judge, law minister, attorney general, and members of the bar council.
Reporter: Amanat Gishkori