Lahore High Court lifts stay order

1688371106 Lahore High Court lifts stay order
An undated image of the Lahore High Court. — LHC website/File
An undated picture of the Lahore Excessive Court docket. — LHC web site/File

LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) on Monday gave the federal government the go-ahead to conduct elections for the coveted publish of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, withdrawing its injunction in opposition to the ballot.

The order got here after Justice Anwaar Hussain heard all of the arguments. He then pronounced his verdict on the petition difficult the elections.

After the decision was introduced, the court docket despatched the consolidated petitions to Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial.

The LHC stayed the election of the chairman after suspending the notification of the Board of Governors final week.

It additionally issued notices to the federal authorities, the PCB election commissioner, and others.

Within the petition of 1 Malik Zulifqar, it was contended that Chief Election Commissioner Shahzad Farooq Rana had made a number of adjustments to the listing of the BoGs, which was finalised by the interim administration committee on June 20.

It alleged that the act of the chief election commissioner was “unlawful”.

The petition implored the court docket for a keep order on this regard, which the court docket granted.

It’s pertinent to say that final week, the Balochistan Excessive Court docket additionally stopped the election of the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, pending additional orders.

Earlier, the PCB postponed the elections for its new chairman after a keep order was issued by the Balochistan Excessive Court docket’s two-member bench final week.

Chief Justice Naeem Akhtar Afghan and Justice Amir Nawaz issued an order to cease the elections until July 17.

Due to the Eid ul Adha holidays and the 2 weeks of summer season trip for the court docket, the court docket will resume listening to the arguments on July 17.