Notifications regarding jurisdiction of Special Judges of Anti Corruption

 

 

PAKISTAN CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT ACT, 1958

 

            Appointment of part-time Ex-Officio Special Judges under subsection (1), section 3 and their territorial limits of jurisdiction under subsection (1), section 4 by the Federal and the Provincial Governments

(1) By the Federal Government

            No-F, Adm. 15/8/58 (1), dated the 25th November, 1958.-In exercise of the powers conferred respectively by subsection (1) of section 3 and subsection (1) of section 5 of the Pakistan Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1958 (XL of 1958) and in supersession of the Ministry of Law Notification No. F.Adm. 39/(2)/54-E, dated the 28th January, 1958 and No. F. Adm. 15/1/58, dated the 4th March, 1958, the Federal Government is pleased to appoint all Sessions Judges, Additional Sessions Judges and Assistant Sessions Judges, in East and West Pakistan, who have for a period of not less than three years exercised, whether continuously or not, the powers under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 of a Sessions Judge, and Additional Sessions Judge or an Assistant Sessions Judge, to be Ex officio Special Judges within their respective Sessions Divisions for the trial of offences under the said Act.

            No. S.R.O. 698 (K)/66 dated the 20th July, 1966.– In exercise of the powers conferred by subsection (1) of section 3 of the Pakistan Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1958 and in supersession of the late Ministry of Law Notification No. F. Admn. 15-8/58(1), dated the 25th November, 1958, the Federal Government is pleased to appoint all Sessions Judges and Additional Sessions Judges and all such Assistant Sessions Judges as have been such Judges for not less than three years to be Special Judges and to direct that each such Special Judge shall have Jurisdiction within the territorial limits within which he exercises jurisdiction as a Sessions Judge, Additional Sessions Judge or an Assistant Sessions Judges.

(2) By the West Pakistan Government

            No. Judl. 1/3/59, dated the 27th July, 1961.-In exercise of powers conferred on him by subsection (1) of section 3 and subsections (1) and (2) of section 4 of the Pakistan Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1958^ in its application to the Province of West Pakistan except the Special Areas and in supersession of the Government of West Pakistan, Home Department Notifications No. Judl. 1/3(3)/59, dated the 1st March, 1960 and No. Judl. 1/3(2)/59, dated the 10th September, 1960, the Governor of West Pakistan is pleased.

(a) to appoint all Sessions Judges, Additional Sessions Judges, Assistant Sessions Judges, District Magistrates and Additional District Magistrates who have either for at least ten years held a judicial office in Pakistan or for a period of not less than three years, exercised, whether continuously or not, the powers under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 of a Sessions Judge, an Additional Sessions Judge or an Assistant Sessions Judge or of a District Magistrate or an Additional District Magistrate to be Ex Officio Special Judges within their respective sessions, divisions/districts for the trial of offence under the said Act, and

(b) to declare that—

(i) every Sessions Judge, who is qualified within the meaning of subsection (2) of the said Act for appointment as Special Judge, shall be the Senior Special Judge within his Sessions divisions;

(ii) every District Magistrate, who is qualified within the meaning of subsection (2) of section 3 of the said Act for appointment as Special Judge, shall be the Senior Special Judge for his district if the Sessions Judge having jurisdiction in the district is not qualified for appointment as a Special Judge; and

(iii) the Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar or Sukkar or the Special Judge-cum-Enquiry Officer, Hyderabad, as the case may be, shall be the Senior Special Judge, for those areas within his respective jurisdiction in which neither the Sessions Judge nor the District Magistrate having jurisdiction therein, is qualified for appointment as a Special Judge.

No. Judl. 1/3/(2)/59. dated the 19th August, 1961.–In exercise of the powers conferred on him by subsection (1) of section 3 and subsection (1) of section 4 of the Pakistan Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1958 and in supersession of the Government of West Pakistan, Home Department Notification No. Judl. 1/3(2)/59, dated the 30th January, 1959 the Governor of West Pakistan is pleased to appoint the officers mentioned in column 2 of the Schedule appended below a Special Judge at places mentioned in column 3 thereof having jurisdiction within the local limits of the area shown against each in column 4 thereof.

            Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Lahore: Lahore, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Lyallpur and Jhang.

            Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Lahore: Multan, Sahiwal, Muzaffargarh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar and Rahimyar Khan.

             Special Judge, Anti-Corruption, Peshawar; Peshawar, Mardan, Hazara, Campbelpur, D.I. Khan including the Tribal Areas, Kohat, Bannu, Mianwali, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Gujrat and Sargodha.

             Special Judge-cum-Enquiry Officer, Anti-Corruption Hyderabad: Quetta, including the Tribal Areas, Kalat, Khairpur, Hyderabad and Karachi Division.

            Special Judge-cum-Enquiry Officer, Anti-Corruption, Lahore; Whole of West Pakistan