ISLAMABAD, July 31: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has declared the November 3, 2007 act of former President Pervez Musharraf unconstitutional.
The 14?member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice (CJ) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry was hearing petitions challenging the non?confirmation of two Sindh High Court judges and judges who had taken oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) of November 2007.
Text of the short order
ISLAMABAD, Jul 31 (APP): Text of the short order passed by the 14?member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry here on Friday.
Following is the text of the order:?
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN
Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, CJ.
Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal
Mr. Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan Mr. Justice Khalil?ur?Rehman Ramday Mr. Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani Mr. Justice Nasir?ul?Mulk Mr. Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmed Mr. Justice Ch. Ijaz Ahmed Mr. Justice Ghulam Rabbani Mr. Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany Mr. Justice Muhammad Sair Ali Mr. Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui Mr. Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja.
CONSTITUTION PETITION NO. 09 OF 2009
Sindh High Court Bar Association through its Secretary.
CONSTITUTION PETITION NO. 08 OF 2009
Nadeem Ahmed Advocate
Federation of Pakistan through Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice, Islamabad and others.
For the petitioner: Mr. Hamid Khan, Sr. ASC.
(Const.P.09/2009) Mr. Rashid A. Razvi, ASC.
Mr. M. S. Khattak, AOR
M/s Waqar Rana, Waheed Khalid Khan
& Haq Nawaz Talpur, Advocates.