Supreme Court allows Poultry and Cattle export to Afghanistan
The court remarked that the PHC decision in the case was not correct as the high courts had no authority to take suo-moto notices.
The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case filed against PHC verdict.
It is to mention that the PHC on a suo-moto notice fixed the prices of poultry and meat and also banned smuggling and export of poultry and cattles to Afghanistan. The Poultry Association of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa challenged the PHC decision before the Supreme Court. Later, meat association also become party in the case.
The court suspended the verdict after hearing the arguments of both lawyers and stated that high courts have no jurisdiction to take suo-moto notices.
Later, the court suspended the PHC order and disposed of the case.