The meeting of Rules Committee to amend Judicial Commission of Pakistan Rules 2010 was held today under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Chairman Judicial Commission of Pakistan/ Convener of the Committee. It was attended by other Hon’ble members comprising Hon’ble Mr Justice Maqbool Baqir, Judge Supreme Court of Pakistan, Hon’ble Mr Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany, Former Judge Supreme Court of Pakisatn, Mr Khalid Javed Khan, Attorney General for Pakistan and Mr Akhtar Hussain Senior ASC.

Today the Committee discussed Judicial Commission of Pakistan Rules 2010 and deliberated various proposals put forward by the Committee members to amend the JCP Rules for incorporating specific criteria of appointment of Judges of the Superior Courts. The Hon’ble members also discussed the methodology to be adopted for evaluating the candidates for elevation on the basis of the appropriate criteria. The meeting took place in an interactive environment and ended with vote of thanks to and from the chair.

The Committee was constituted by Hon’ble Mr Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Former Chief Justice of Pakistan on 11th January 2022.