Resolutions passed by the 19th Executive Committee of SCBAP in its 6th Meeting held at Karachi on 27th of January 2017.


Resolution # 1:

The Executive Committee of SCBAP condemns the uncalled for outburst on Balochistan Judicial Report by the Federal Minister for Interior Chaudhary Nisar Ahmed and demands immediate apology and regrets. The Association demands immediate implementation of the recommendations of Judicial Commission of Justice Qazi Faiz Essa and hereby decides to make all possible efforts to defend the said Judicial Commission.


Resolution # 2:

Whereas the Supreme Court Bar Association strongly believes in the freedom of expression as well as freedom of press. And whereas the rights arising out of Article 19 of the Constitution 1973, is subjected to reasonable restrictions imposed by Law in relation of Contempt of Court and Public morality. And whereas the Association also believes in the sanctity of the premises of the Courts of Law. Now, therefore this Association, after detail deliberations has unanimously resolved as follows:

The Executive Committee of SCBAP expresses grave concern over the uncalled for media talk of politicians outside the Supreme Court premises in respect of Panama Leaks proceedings and expressing opinions when the matter is subjudice before the Honorable Supreme Court. This Association hereby resolves to foil such attempts and not to allow anyone to use the premises of the Honorable Supreme Court to settle their personal scores. This Association is of the view that the Supreme Court should not permit its premises to discuss the Court proceedings and to pass objectionable comments and remarks regarding Case pending before the Supreme Court. The House unanimously adapted and endorsed the above mentioned Resolutions.