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Justice Faiz took notice to the Prime Minister announcement to provide development funds to Assembly members

ISLAMABAD( REPORTBEAT) : Senior Supreme Court Judge Qazi Faiz Issa has taken notice of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s announcement to provide development funds of Rs 50 crore to each member of the Assembly.

A two-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Qazi Faiz heard the case. Justice Qazi Faiz Issa took notice of the issue of giving development funds to the members of the Assembly by the Prime Minister and issued notices to the Advocate Generals and Attorney Generals seeking their response.

Justice Qazi Faiz Issa remarked that whether the development funds given by the Prime Minister is in accordance with the constitution, law and court decisions, the Attorney General should take instructions from the government and inform the court, if these development funds are in accordance with the constitution and law. If the issue of development funds is not in accordance with the constitution, action will be taken. The matter will be referred to the Chief Justice for setting up a bench on judicial proceedings.

The Attorney General said that he would take instructions from the government and inform the court that whatever would be done would be done in the light of law, constitution and judicial decisions. The court adjourned the hearing till next Wednesday.

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