ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court declared a petition filed by PTI chairman against the NAB amendments admissible and declared nine out of ten amendments to the NAB amendments null and void.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Atta Bandyal pronounced the verdict in this case on the last day of his tenure.
Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandyal said that ladies and gentlemen, two make a decision with one majority.
Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, a member of the three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, dissented from the decision.
The court order has said that the application against NAB amendments is admitted, the clause to exclude references up to 500 million from the purview of NAB is null and void, but the clauses to exclude references from Pakistan service are retained. is held.
The court reinstated all cases that ended up falling below the 50 million ruble threshold
In its decision, the court stated that the cases of all persons sitting in public positions are reinstated, the NAB amendments related to the termination of reference to public offices are declared null and void, the first amendment of NAB § 10 and § 14. the changes are null and void. are
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Reinstating all cases which were closed below the Rs 50 crore limit, the court said all closed investigations and cases will be reinstated and all cases will be transferred in NAB courts and accountability courts.