FATA Lawyer's Forum Resolution on Rule of Law in FATA (April 27, 2013)
FATA LAWYRZZS EWZVMOn 27 April 2013 the FATA Lawyers Forum Arranged B Convened thefist averand Idstoncal Conventionfor the (Ruleof law in PATA).2. Separation of Executive andjudiciary inFATA..7. Et$vnr?rnent of fluman Rights and findamental Rights according to theCorisiiiutionofPakistart, 1973 in FATA.Tlu: corivention was attended by more then one thousand lawyers.Member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council, Palcistan Bar Council, allpresidents of District Bars, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Advocate General &Deputy Advocate General of Khyber Pakhiunkhwa, Senwr Lawyers ofSupmme Court president of Supreme Court Bar Association. The HonbleChief Justice o/ Peshawar High Court Mr. k t Muhammad Khan B allIfortble (Judges of Peshawar High Court available at the Principal seatahead also attended the Conuentwn. The Convention was addmssed byFATA Lawyers Forum hsident MR. IjazMohmand Advocate and welcomere/~ortwas mad over by the E x - V i Chainnun Pakistan Bar Council Mr.AOdul Latjf/ifridi le abo high lighted the Pathetic law & order situation inFATA. The Supreme Court Bar Phesldcnt Mr. hffan Asmr U1Haq Addrsssedhe Convention and strongly insured that the Szipreme Court BarAssociation will extend all possible Co-opemtion for the Rule of Law inFATA.At the end it waq unanimously RewmmendedThe Ilonble Chief Justice also ucidmsaed the Convention and hia Londshr(pstrongly impassioned for the neaessary amendment in the constitution ofpgkistan for estahlishvlg the rule of law in FATA The amendment may bemade in corrstitution Specially in article 246/247 So, that the bar on thejurisdiction of the superior Judiciary with regard to the anairs of FATAmay be removed. The Honble Sudges of the Supmime Judiciary wererequested to take aligned view with mspect a lenient of Matter pertainingof FATA, artd ort this line favorable Judgment may be passed. TheConvention also soughi a lenient view from the Supreme judiciary withmspect to all tiw fundamental rights as protected in article 8 -28 of theconslitutwn of Pakistan, 1973. It was aLso Unanim~uslyresolved that acommittee comprising of lawyers would meet with the incumbent, NationalAssembly so timt they mag be pewaded and Convincedfor amendmentin the Constitution of Palcistan specially in article 246/247. It was &omsolued unanimously that a similar conwntion wuld bs held infictureattils ~%premeCourt Leaue and ways and means are to be delibemted forpulling a n??SolutiOnin the National Assembly for the desired amendme-in tile constitution of Pakistan 1973.AlZ the participants of the said amvention unanimously oomented,approved and passed the Afore-said resolution.