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Dated: 23-September-2013

A meeting of the Archives Committee comprising Hon’ble Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and Hon’ble Mr. Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk was held today (23.09.2013) in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad which was attended by the Registrar, Supreme Court of Pakistan, Chairman CDA and other officials.
The Committee took note of the car, which remained in the use of a former illustrious Chief Justice of Pakistan, Hon’ble Mr. Justice A. R. Cornelius, which has been very graciously donated by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja, Judge, Supreme Court of Pakistan. The car has been fully renovated and restored to its original condition and the same will now be placed in the Museum of the Supreme Court.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice A. R. Cornelius was a great jurist of his times and a renowned Judge. He first served as a Judge of the Lahore High Court and was later on elevated to the Federal Court/Supreme Court of Pakistan. He also served as Chief Justice of Pakistan, which position he held for a number of years. He was well known for his legal acumen and he has to his credit many landmark judgments. He was a great supporter of interfaith harmony, social justice and fundamental rights of the people enshrined in the Constitution of Pakistan. He also extensively wrote articles/papers on law. His articles include “Development of Islamic Jurisprudence through Shariah”, “Islamic Concept of Human Rights”, “Concept of Justice in Islam, etc. Justice Cornelius left an indelible mark on the development of law and jurisprudence in Pakistan
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