Tag Archives: Disqualification

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission?

Judicial Activism or Parliamentary Omission? The recent disqualifications under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution of Pakistan have created immense political uncertainty and brought the contours of the judicial powers into question again. However,

Beyond Precedent

Beyond Precedent The recent judgement on the changes made to Election Act 2017 (which repealed the Political Parties Ordinance 2002 — PPO), whereby Nawaz Sharif was removed as party head, has driven

Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017

Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017 The Senate on the 23rd of October passed the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2017 with a majority vote, thus imposing a ban on disqualified persons from taking part in

Disqualification Case Against Imran Khan

Disqualification Case Against Imran Khan In a case filed by Muhammad Hanif Abbasi against Imran Khan Niazi (Constitution Petition 35 of 2016) in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, an issue raised for disqualification

Notice To ECP On Plea Against Mayor Election

Notice To ECP On Plea Against Mayor Election The Lahore High Court has issued a notice to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on an application for staying election of the Lahore Mayor