April 09, 2019

                                     April    09,   2019

                         PRESS RELEASE

                CALL FOR LAWYERS STRIKE ON THURSDAY,
                        THE 11TH APRIL, 2019

     Since the demands and proposals of the Bar in respect of Sections 22A
and 22B of the Criminal Procedure Code  regarding entertainment of
applications for registration of FIR and establishment of Model
Courts, discussed with and placed before His Lordship the Hon’ble
Chief Justice of Pakistan/Chairman, National Judicial Policy Making
Committee (NJPMC) by the delegation of representatives of the Bar
Councils and Bar Associations, headed by Syed Amjad Shah,
Vice-Chairman, Pakistan Bar Council, on 28-03-2019 at Islamabad,
neither have been considered by the NJPMC nor accepted as yet,
despite the lapse of about two weeks, the members of the Bar
throughout the Country are continuously expressing their resentment.

     Syed Amjad Shah, Vice-Chairman, Pakistan Bar Council, therefore,
pursuant to decision taken in the “All Pakistan Lawyers
Representatives Convention” held on 26-03-2019 at Lahore, under
auspices of the Punjab Bar Council and Lahore High Court Bar
Association, Lahore, has requested the Lawyers to observe FULL DAY
STRIKE throughout Pakistan on Thursday, the 11th April, 2019, against
decision of the NJPMC in respect of Sections 22A and 22B of Cr.P.C.
and establishment of Model Courts, when they will hold protest
meetings in their Bar Rooms.

                                                    SECRETARY