Justice Qazi Faiz Isa expresses severe reservations on the larger bench for presidential reference
Judge of the Supreme Court link, Justice Qazi Faiz Isa has expressed his reservations over the formation of a larger bench link which will hear the presidential reference link that seeks interpretation of Article 63-A, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
According to details, Justice Isa on Wednesday wrote a letter link to Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial in which he expressed his reservations over the formation of the larger bench link. He raised some questions.
Justice Isa objected that since the entire nation’s eyes were on the presidential reference link, but no consultation was held with the senior judges of the apex court before formation of the bench link. Moreover, the senior judges have been ignored and they have not been made part of the bench link, the epistle read.
It further said that rules were not followed and judges who were on the 4th, 8th and 13th number in the seniority list were included in the larger bench link. Where the legal and constitutional affairs are involved, senior judges are be included in the bench link, the letter link said.
He said he thought twice before writing this letter link.