Supreme Court Reconsiders Imran Khan NAB’s Revised Legislations. The Supreme Court has ended hearings and reserved its judgment on PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s suit challenging NAB legislation revisions. The lengthy process, which spanned over 50 sessions, concluded today.
In May 2022, the Shahbaz Sharif Government passed a bill in the National Assembly to abolish election reforms introduced by PTI. PTI made these election reforms by granting the vote right to Overseas Pakistanis. As well as it also made amendments to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) laws.
According to the NAB (Second Amendment Bill 2021), the deputy chairman of NAB appointed by the federal government would become the acting chairman of NAB following the completion of the chairman’s tenure. This bill limited the general four-year term of the NAB chairman and prosecutor to three years.
Imran Khan’s petition, submitted in June 2022, aimed to amend the National Accountability (Second Amendment) Act 2022. The NAB ordinance was altered to reduce the chairman’s tenure, restrict authority, and transfer pending probes.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial and two other judges preside over the case. Supreme Court Reconsiders Imran Khan NAB’s Revised Legislations. A significant influence on Pakistan’s battle against corruption and accountability legislation is this judgment. There is the expectation of a short announcement about the court’s judgment.
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