19th Amendment


The 1 has taken powers from the Chief Justice of Pakistan for the appointment of ad hoc judges and transferred them to the Judicial Council of Pakistan (JCP).
The President will now carry out the appointments on the recommendation of the JCP, under the new law 4 instead of 2 most senior judges will be appointed in the JCP.
The Tribal Areas, adjoining Laki Marwat and Tank districts, are declared to be part of FATA.
Prime Minister was included in the appointment procedure of judges. The parliamentary committee shall send the name of the nominee confirmed by it, to the Prime Minister who shall forward it to the President.

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