Islamabad, April 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): As decided in the “All Pakistan Lawyers Representatives Convention” held on 26-03-2019 at Lahore, under auspicious of the Punjab Bar Council and the Lahore High Court Bar Association, Lahore, Syed Amjad Shah, Vice-Chairman, Pakistan Bar Council, has requested the Lawyers to observe FULL DAY STRIKE throughout the Country on Thursday, the 4th April, 2019 to protest against the decision of the National Judicial Policy Making Committee (NJPMC) in respect of Sections 22A and 22B of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.P.C.) regarding entertainment of applications for registration of FIR and establishment of Model Courts.
The Vice-Chairman, Pakistan Bar Council is of the view that since the demands and proposals of the Bar in that regard, discussed with his Lordship the Hon’ble Chief Justice/Chairman, NJPMC on 28-03-2019 at Islamabad, were promised to be considered by the NJPMC in its meeting, which was to be convened at the earliest but since no meeting of the said Committee has so far been convened for consideration of the said proposals, the members of the Bar are continuously expressing their resentment, hence the Lawyers will observe Strike on 04-04-2019 to impress upon the NJPMC for acceptance of their demands for restoration of the previous position in respect of Sections 22A and 22B Cr.P.C. and reversal of establishment of Model Courts.
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Pakistan Bar Council
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