ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Courtroom on Monday expressed its displeasure over federal authorities’s failure to nominate a brand new lawyer common.
Throughout a listening to, Justice Qazi Faiz Isa requested “who’s the AGP within the nation for the time being?” and questioned if the federal government was so ‘incompetent’ that it was unable to nominate a brand new AGP.
On not getting a passable reply from the deputy AG, Justice Isa mentioned that the deputy AG is “appearing as if the court docket has requested a really troublesome constitutional query”.
“Is the federal government negotiating with anybody on the appointment of the lawyer common?” requested Justice Isa, including that the highest court docket has 5,500 attorneys, however the authorities is unable to select one.
Justice Isa additionally said that the federal government is “violating the Structure by not appointing the AG”.
Through the listening to, the apex court docket additionally famous that the orders of the SC weren’t adopted, including that the extra and deputy AGs are solely certain to take directions from the AG.
Justice Isa additional said that it’s in opposition to the legislation for the deputy and extra AGs to look earlier than the court docket with out the directions of the AGP.
The feedback by the apex court docket come as Mansoor Usman Awan recused himself from turning into the brand new AGP resulting from “unavoidable skilled commitments”.
After Awan’s refusal, the federal government has once more began in search of a brand new AGP, sources mentioned, including that the incumbent regime is contemplating a Lahore-based lawyer for the put up.