After the Islamabad High Court and Supreme Court, the ‘controversial’ Supreme Court bill has landed in the Lahore High Court as well.
Section 4 of the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill 2023 has been challenged in the Lahore High Court.
According to the petitioner, citizen Mashkoor Hussain, the proposed law provides right to appeal against suo motu judgments, which is contrary to articles 184 and 185.
The federal government and the president through his principal secretary have been made parties in the application.
The Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill 2023 has become an Act after approval from both Houses of parliament.