ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court docket’s (SC) Justice Iqbal Hameed ur Rahman has been appointed because the chief justice of the Federal Shariat Court docket (FSC), it emerged on Tuesday.
President Dr Arif Alvi gave the approval to Justice Rahman’s appointment according to Article 175(A)-13 of the Structure of Pakistan, an announcement launched by the President’s Home mentioned.
As per the assertion, the decide has been appointed because the FSC for a interval of three years. He earlier served as an apex courtroom decide.
A short profile of Justice Rahman
Justice Rahman belongs to a household affiliated with the authorized fraternity as his father and grandfather have been notable jurists of the pre-partition India.
Justice Rahman was born in Dhaka, previously Dacca, in 1956. He studied LLB from the Punjab College, Legislation Faculty, Lahore and graduated as knowledgeable lawyer in 1980.
The jurist was then enrolled as an advocate Excessive Court docket in 1983 and an advocate Supreme Court docket in 1997.
In 1998, Justice Rahman was elected because the Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) Bar Affiliation secretary, and elevated to the put up of an extra decide of the excessive courtroom in 2006.
A 12 months later, he was confirmed as a everlasting jurist of the LHC.
Following the 18th Modification of the Structure of Pakistan and the institution of the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC), he grew to become the primary constitutional chief justice of the IHC on January 3, 2011, and later as a decide of the Supreme Court docket of Pakistan two years later.
His father was Justice Hamood ur Rahman served because the chief justice of Pakistan in 1968 and creator of the “Hamood ur Rahman Fee Report” which inquired into the circumstances resulting in the breakup of Pakistan in 1971.
Hamood was the advocate common of East Pakistan in 1953.