The Supreme Court formally made the “Practice and Procedure” Bill a law.
Apart from this, the Secretariat of the (National Assembly) issued a gazette notification order to the Printing Corporation.
Let us tell you that Arif Alvi, who is the President of the country, did not sign this bill twice and sent it back.
When all the steps for Permission of the bill were completed, the secretariat of the NA also published the notification.
On this, the Secretariat said that now the Practice and Procedure has been converted into law, while the SCP had prohibited the implementation of this bill.
Apart from this, the order publish by the SC on April 13 stated that 3 petitions against the SC Practice and Procedure Bill were fixed for hearing, while the bill contained the autonomy of the Judicature OR interference in internal affairs. Therefore, it is very important to issue an interim order.
According to this order, hearings on the applications opposed to the Practice and Procedure Bill will be held on May 2, or of course, whether the President signs this bill or not, the order will not come into effect.
What is Practice and Procedure Bill?:
The bill which was sent to Arif Alvi was first passed by the Senate or the National Assembly.
Apart from this, under the SC Practice and Procedure Bill, only 3 judges of the Judiciary will have the gov to take suo motu notice.
According to this bill, the Supreme Court will have the authority to hear every case on the bench formed by the Committee or they will also resolve it.
Before this, the matter will be heard by the members of the Committee under Article 184/3 and for the issues on fundamental rights, a Bench of 3 or more judges will be formed, while the case related to the constitution or Law will be made up of 5. A bench of judges will be constituted and an demand can be filed within thirty days of the adjudication of the bench OR the Appeal will be prepared for hearing within fourteen days.
Along with this, emergency and interim relief will be processed within fourteen days of filing the application.
Under this new legislation, Nawaz Sharif got an opportunity to appeal the sentence received on automatic Notice or many parties will be able to challenge the bench.