The bench, which also comprised Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, asked the provincial government law officer
why action was not being taken against people involved in illegal constructions on Evacuee Trust property.
The Supreme Court in the last hearing directed a federal law officer
to provide CD recordings to State Minister Talal Chaudhry of his anti-judiciary speech, which led to institution of a contempt of court case against him.
During the hearing, the law officer
of Bait-ul-Maal appeared before the bench to whom the court asked whether he was Supreme Court lawyer however the young law officer
could not answer.
On the previous hearing, a federal law officer
had suggested that the court also make cellular companies party to the case.
A federal law officer
told the judge in a previous hearing that the Raja Zafarul Haq-led committee's report was incomplete, which was why it couldn't be submitted in the court.
The chief federal law officer
told the judges that the government has drafted laws aimed to tackle protests.
The federal law officer
said, 'only a child' had died during the protest and as many as 418 people were booked in different cases.
The Department of Justice (DoJ) announced today (October 3) that Principal Government Counsel, Mr Paul Tsang Keung, will succeed Ms Amelia Luk Siu-ping as Law Officer
(International Law) with effect from October 17.
On the other hand, Rangers law officer
fought for Dr Hussain s indictment and presented evidences in the court.
Announcing the operation, the Prime Minister said it was "entirely lawful" and confirmed that the Government's senior law officer
, Attorney General Jeremy Wright, was consulted and "was clear there would be a clear legal basis for action in international law".
ATTORNEY General Mukul Rohatgi, Modi government's senior-most law officer
, raised eyebrows in the Supreme Court on Friday when he represented a private party and that too four-star Bar owners of Kerala in their appeal against Kerala HC order upholding state government's liquor policy confining bar licences only to five star hotels.
Defending the appointment, the government's law officer
argued that the office of the chairperson was not a public office but a sort of focal person.