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IHC saves decision on Vawda’s supplication challenging lifetime disqualification

IHC saves decision on Vawda's supplication challenging lifetime disqualification

Islamabad -The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday saved its decision on the tolerability of a appeal recorded by the administering PTI pioneer Faisal Vawda against his lifetime preclusion by the Decision Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a case relating to his double nationality.

IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah took up the request nowadays. In his contentions, Vawda’s guide Waseem Sajjad said,” The ECP isn’t a court of law.”
“Under Article 62(1)(f) of the Structure, the ECP does not have powers to preclude Vawda for life,” he argued. At this, Justice Minallah said that Vawda had submitted his affirmation in line with the orders of the summit court, including that the direct was talking on specialized grounds.
The judge said that the SC had made the testimony portion of the case and inquired the legal counselor to point out what was off-base within the Race Commission order.
It is related to specify here that Faisal Vawda had submitted a wrong sworn statement at the time of recording his race designation papers and he had covered up his double nationality.

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At the beginning of today’s hearing, the judge said that the SC had cautioned that on the off chance that the testimony turned out to be off-base, it would have genuine
consequences.Justice Minallah inquired did Vawda yield his US nationality some time recently recording his decision designation papers? What ECP ought to have done when it concluded that Vawda had submitted a off-base testimony almost his nationality? The attorney answered that the ECP may have propelled an request into the matter, including that in case of a wrong testimony, the court of law has the control to require action.

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“For a lawmaker, lifetime preclusion is commensurate to a passing sentence,” said Vawda counsel. At this, the judge commented that this “death sentence” had been given down to a few lawmakers and suspended the hearing.

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