Petitions challenging Election Act 2017 admitted for hearing

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday got rid of objections raised by the Registrar’s Office on petitions filed by Sheikh Rashid, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Peoples’ Party challenging Election Act 2017.

The CJP heard the appeals in his chamber and directed the place of work to mend the petitions for hearing.

The Registrar Office had previous requested the events to method the right kind discussion board first for the similar aid. In some other objection, it said that the certificates used to be now not in conformity with necessities laid out in Rule 6 of Order XXV of the Supreme Court Rules, 1980.

The apex courtroom had disqualified Nawaz Sharif in its Panama Paperes case verdict. Consequently, he used to be additionally barred from heading birthday party beneath Clause 203 of the Political Parties Order 2002.

Later, the PML-N introduced an modification within the election act paving the best way for Nawaz to develop into birthday party president.

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