Before Abdul Rashid, C.J, A. Rahman and A. S. M. Akram, JJ.
RAJA KHAN – Appellant Petitioner
CROWN – Respondent
Petition for Special Leave to Appeal No. 3 of 1950, heard and decided at Lahore on 25th May, 1950.
(a) Federal Court – Whether has jurisdiction to grant special leave to appeal from decision of General Court Martial (Quarae). [p. 20.]
(1943) McArthur on Courts-Martial, Vol. I, p. 406; L. R. 74 I. A. 8. ref.
(b) Federal Court – When will review criminal proceedings – Disregard of from of legal process or violation of principles of natural justice.
The Federal Court will not review criminal proceedings unless it be shown that by a disregard of the forms of legal process, or by some violation of the principles of natural justice or otherwise, substantial and grave injustice has been done. [p. 20].
(1887) 12 App. CAs. 459.
Abdul Halim Khan, Advocate, for Petitioner.
Dr. Khalifa Shuja-ud-Din, for Respondent.