Friday, December 1, 2023

SC notified the PM about the exemption of Rs500m

He stated that if the action was not in accordance with the constitution and the law, the legal process would begin

The Supreme Court (SC) noted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement to spend money on legislative development ahead of Wednesday’s Senate elections.

Two presiding judges, including Judge Kazi Faez Isa and Judge Makbul Bakar, have tried Pakistan Attorney General Khalid Javed Khan.

The court referred to Article 52 of the National Assembly’s decision dated December 5, 2013, issued under the mandate of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), to provide funds at the discretion of the Prime Minister.

The announcement stems from media coverage of the Prime Minister’s announcement that he will allocate funds for MPs.

On January 28, the Prime Minister signaled the award of 500 million rupees to each member of the national and provincial assemblies at the expense of development funds. The decision was made at a meeting of the Pakistani parliamentary party Tehreek-e-Insaf.

Judge Isa sent a notification to the Attorney General and Attorney General in response to this matter.

During the trial, the judge asked whether the Prime Minister’s disbursement of funds was in line with the Constitution, laws and previous court decisions.

The Attorney General can receive responses from the government and notify the court. “If it turns out that the funds are in accordance with the constitution, then we will close the case,” said Judge Isa.

“However, if the decision is not made in accordance with the Constitution, we will take action against it,” he said, adding, “in that case it will be referred to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to form a judicial committee to initiate the legal process. . “.” “”
Responding to the judge’s statement, the Attorney General assured the court that he would receive a response from the government and submit it to the court.

He also said that any decision regarding the means would be in accordance with the law, the constitution and the court’s decision.

The court then adjourned the trial until February 10.

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