JCP to consider 7 names for appointment of additional judges of SHC on June 6

ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali summoned a meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on June 6 to cosider recommendations of seven names for appointing additional judges of the Sindh High Court.

Chief Justice Sindh High Court Justice Sajjad Ali Shah has recommended seven names including a District & Sessions Judge Rasheed Ahmed Soomro, Advocate Arshed Hussain
Khan, Advocate Masood Khan, Advocate Saleem Jessar, Advocate Abdul Hamid Barakzai, Advocate Hamayoon Khan and Advocate Sarfaraz Akhund for the appointment of additional judges of the High Court.

Meanwhile, the Chief Justice of Pakistan also convened a separate special meeting of the Judicial Commission on June 6 to consider proposed amendments in Rules 2010 of the
Judicial Commission of Pakistan.

Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has purposed some amendments in the JCP Rules-2000 seeking the transfer of discretionary powers regarding appointment of superior court judges
from the chairman to the commission.