IHC prepares policy draft to decide appeals in 90 days.

ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) had prepared a policy draft pertaining to decision of an appeal in criminal case within a time of 90 days.

The additional registrar of IHC had sent the draft to all stakeholders including judges, Pakistan Bar Council, presidents of district and high court bars and jail superintendents, and sought suggestions and objections till May 25. The final policy would be implemented from June 1, after viewing the suggestions and objections.

The appeals in criminal cases would be decided within a period of 90 days in accordance of the new policy.

The registrar office would ensure implementation of summon notices within ten days while preparation of paper book after summoning relevant record would take 15 days. The respondents would submit comments after receiving notices. After this the lawyers would...

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