Islamabad (July 07, 2018): A Full Court meeting of the Supreme Court of Pakistan was held in Islamabad today (Saturday) under the Chairmanship of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar.
The Chief Justice welcomed the newly elevated Judges of Supreme Court and said their addition will benefit the institution.
Purpose of the meeting was to review the performance of the Supreme Court in terms of dispensation of justice and disposal of cases.Deliberating on the issue of institution and disposal of cases in Supreme Court, the meeting noted that from September last year to June this year, the Court has decided 16,897 cases against the institution of 19,098 cases, leaving 39,317 cases pending.
The Full Court observed that there is rising trend in institution of cases that shows the trust of people in institution of judiciary.
The Chief Justice asked the Full Court to put forward suggestions and strategies to improve the case management.The meeting also discussed the amendments in Supreme Court Rules, 1980 proposed by Supreme Court Bar Association.
The meeting unanimously constituted a three member committee headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed to present suggestions.
The meeting also discussed different administrative and judicial issues relating to the internal working of the Court.