SC proceedings in case regarding determination of disqualification period under Article 62(1)(f)

SC proceedings in case regarding determination of disqualification period under Article 62(1)(f)
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ISLAMABAD:The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing of the case regarding determination of lawmakers disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) for life or time specific till Thursday (Feb 8).

A larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case filed by 17 petitioners seeking determination of the duration of disqualification of member of the parliament on violation of Article 62(1)(f).

Barrister Syed Ali Zafar as amicus curiae said in order to arrive at a fair and just conclusion of the journey discovering the silence of the constitution and to that in order to understand the question, the constitution has to be interpreted according to the principles of structural modality which is also known as the rule of harmony, rule of completeness or rule of exhaustiveness.

He said the entire constitution has to be read together and it has to be seen how constitution deals with similar situations as no particular article of the constitution lives in a vacuum, rather each Article relies and builds upon other provisions of the constitution.APP/AFP

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