Pakistan News Service

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019, Jumada-al-thani 13, 1440 Hijri
Pakistan News Home -> Top -> News Details

Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-Rahman sworn in as SC judge

26 February, 2013

  Related News  
Newly CJP Jillani takes oath; takes first suo-moto
Justice Jilani to 'review' use of suo motu powers
  Related Articles  
Stop Kissing Hands And Touching Feet
By Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Victims of Detainees' Terrorism need Justice
By Zaheerul Hassan
  Related Speakout  
  More on this View All
  Related News Poll

ISLAMABAD: Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-Rahman, Chief Justice, Islamabad High Court was sworn in as Judge of the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry administered the oath of office to him in Supreme Court, in a simple but dignified ceremony.

Judges of Supreme Court of Pakistan, Judges of Islamabad High Court, Attorney General for Pakistan, Director General Federal Judicial Academy, Secretary Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan, Representatives of the Bar, Prominent Lawyers, Law Officers of the Court also attended the ceremony.

Dr. Faqir Hussain, Registrar Supreme Court of Pakistan conducted the proceedings of oath taking ceremony. Officers and staff of the Supreme Court of Pakistan were also present at the occasion.

President Asif Ali Zardari had accorded approval to appointment of Justice Iqbal Hameed ur Rahman as judge of SC on the advice of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.

With the oath taking by him the number of judges at SC stands at 16. Iqbal Hamid ur Rahman was nominated as judge of apex court by the Judicial Commission and Parliamentary Committee following the retirement of Justice Mian Shakir Ullah Jan. On the other hand no new judge had been nominated after the retirement of Justice (Retd) Tariq Parvez.

Justice Iqbal Hameed ur Rahman was appointed as chief justice of Islamabad High Court in January, 2011. He was appointed as additional judge in Lahore High Court in 2006. He had refused to take oath under presidential ordinance in 2007.


 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites