September 6, 2021
All Pakistan Lawyers Convention on
09-09-2021 at Islamabad.
A Joint meeting of representatives of Pakistan Bar Council, Supreme Court Bar Association, Islamabad Bar Council and local High Court Bar Associations, was held today, in Office of the Pakistan Bar Council, at Islamabad.
The matter of arrangements of “All Pakistan Lawyers Convention”, being held on 9th September, 2021, was discussed and considered. The invitation letters have already been issued to Lawyers representatives, for participation and attending the said Convention.
This Convention is being organized, as per Resolution of the Karachi meeting to hold Convention at Islamabad on 09-09-2021, on the date of the meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan, when it would consider the name of Judge, being at Sr. No. 4, in the list of seniority of Judges of the Hon’ble Lahore High Court for elevation to the Hon’ble Supreme Court.
They requested the legal fraternity to participate in the Convention to register their protest in front of Supreme Court Building, Islamabad, regarding violation of seniority principle in respect of elevation of Judge to the Supreme Court.
The Committee also condemned the passage of the Bill from National Assembly, regarding amendments in the Legal Practitioners & Bar Councils Act, 1973, by inserting Section 5D, in the ibid Act, which is against the basic structure of the Constitution and gross violation of the Parliamentary norms and democratic principles. The Committee further resolved to challenge this gruesome amendment by resorting to all lawful means available.