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9-month trial period set for criminal cases in reforms bill

A proposed amendment bill would set a nine-month trial period of all criminal cases in the country, said Federal Minister for Law Farogh Naseem as he listed salient features of the revamp of the criminal justice system in the country.

Bar Councils urge for withdrawal of CPC amendments

April 2nd, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Pakistan and Punjab Bar councils have reacted strongly against the Punjab govt's efforts in amending the Civil Procedure Code through an ordinance. Lawyers say that the legislation will increase the pendency in Lahore high court

Changes required in CrPC for special laws to work, say judges

Alarming numbers reveal that the conviction rate in GBV cases is only one to two percent. Participants at an AGHS conference discussed special laws on rape and gender-based violence

‘Only govt has power to file sedition or conspiracy; FIR against Nawaz invalid’

October 5th, 2020; By Ahmad Saeed and Haider Kaleem; LAHORE; Senior lawyer Abdul Latif Afridi terms the #FIR lodged against PML-N supremo @ NawazSharifMNS and other party members on charges of sedition as technically and legally invalid because such cases can only be registered by federal or provincial governments