Verdicts should be free from ambiguity: CJP

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LAHORE, : Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has said that the case verdicts should be free from ambiguity.

 

Addressing 2nd Punjab Women Judges Conference in Lahore, CJP said that the nation is fortunate that Pakistan has a written constitution.

 

“No judge can announce a verdict without fulfilling the legal requirements,” he said. He further said that providing hasty decisions is equal to burying justice.

 

The chief justice said that the law is same for all citizens and the judges are also bound  to keep the law in consideration while making decisions.

 

No judge has the power to make wrong decisions while using his authority.

 

CJP stated that women are deprived from their rights in several parts of the country. He added that a system, which facilitates women in bring their issues forward, should be made.

 

The Chief Justice said the constitution of Pakistan guarantees equal rights to all citizens and women and children have been given prerogative in this regard for protection of their rights.

 

Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, while addressing the ceremony, said that 1.2 million are pending in the courts across Punjab. He said, “The courts are being equipped with state-of-the-art equipment”.

 

He stated that “modern courts” are being made in which will hear cases regarding sexual violence.

 

The LHC CJ announced the establishment of support centre in LHC. He said that he is well aware of the problems faced by women judges.

 

CJ LHC said that much work has been done for the rights of women in district courts while day care centre have been formed for their children.

 

He asserted that special benches have been established in high court to resolve the cases quickly.

 

The chief justice notified that modern technology is being used for the ease of litigants. Provision of transparent and timely justice to people is being ensured, he added.

 

Originally published by NNI

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