Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (v of 1908), S. 1–Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 (10 of 1984), Art. 1–Proceedings before Wafaqi Mohtasib are not judicial in nature and provisions of C.P.C. and Qanune-Shahadat Order, 1984, are not applicable–Mohtasib can adopt such procedure as he consider appropriate for investigation and can make such inquiries as he thinks fit under Art. 10(5) of Establishment of Office of Wafaqi Mohtasib because the institution of Wafaqi Mohtasib has been established to provide speedy and expeditious relief to people outside judicial hierarchy in order to avoid proverbial delay in dispensation of justice.

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