Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk directs law ministry to file appeal against LHC verdict

10:12 PM | 2 Jun, 2018
Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk directs law ministry to file appeal against LHC verdict
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ISLAMABAD - Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk on Saturday directed the Ministry of Law and Justice to file an appeal against the Lahore High Court’s verdict declaring nomination papers for general election 2018 null and void.

The appeal would be filed in the Supreme Court by the Ministry of Law and Justice to ensure the timely conduct of general elections.

Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan and former National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq announced that they would also be filing appeals against the Lahore High Court’s verdict.

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Earlier, on Friday, the Lahore High Court annulled the nomination papers prepared by the Parliament for contesting the forthcoming elections.

The directives were issued by LHC judge Justice Ayesha A Malik on the constitutional petition filed by legal expert Saad Rasool on behalf of journalist Habib Akram, who had challenged the Section 60, 110 and 137 of the Election Act 2017.

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The LHC ruled that the nomination papers did not seek necessary information and declarations such as details on educational background, criminal record or if they held dual nationalities. The court ordered ECP to add the requirements of Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution in the nomination papers.