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Chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court

Sr. No.NameStart DateEnd Date
Sr. No.:
1
Name:
Salah-ud-Din
Start Date:
May 26, 1980
End Date:
May 1981
Sr. No.:
2
Name:
Aftab Hussain
Start Date:
May 30, 1981
End Date:
Nov. 1984
Sr. No.:
3
Name:
Gul Muhammad Khan (Acting)
Start Date:
Nov. 7, 1984
End Date:
Aug. 12, 1985
Sr. No.:
4
Name:
Fakhar-e-Alam (Acting)
Start Date:
Aug. 12, 1985
End Date:
Dec. 30, 1985
Sr. No.:
5
Name:
Gul Muhammad Khan (Acting)
Start Date:
Dec. 30, 1985
End Date:
Oct. 18, 1987
Sr. No.:
6
Name:
Haziq-ul-Khairi
Start Date:
June 3, 2006
End Date:
June 4, 2009
Sr. No.:
7
Name:
Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan
Start Date:
June 5, 2009
End Date:
June 4, 2014
Sr. No.:
8
Name:
Sardar M. Raza Khan
Start Date:
June 5, 2014
End Date:
Dec. 5, 2014
Sr. No.:
9
Name:
Dr. Fida Muhammad Khan (Acting)
Start Date:
Dec. 12, 2014
End Date:
Mar. 6, 2015
Sr. No.:
10
Name:
Riaz Ahmad Khan
Start Date:
Mar. 7, 2015
End Date:
July 11, 2015
Sr. No.:
11
Name:
Sheikh Najam-ul-Hasan
Start Date:
July 25, 2015
End Date:
to date

The Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan, condensed as FSC, is a renowned court which has the ability to look at and decide if the laws of the nation agree to Islamic Shari’a law.

This court was set up in 1980 and is situated in the government capital, Islamabad. It comprises of 8 Muslim judges selected by the President of Pakistan in the wake of counseling the Chief Justice of this Court. Among the serving or resigned judges of the Supreme Court or a High Court or from among people having the capabilities of judges of a High Court.

Current Chief Justice

Equity Najmul Hassan Sheik is the present Chief Justice of the court in 2017. Of the 8 judges, 3 are required to be Ulema who are knowledgeable in Islamic law.

The judges hold office for a time of 3 years, which may inevitably be stretched out by the President. Advance against its choices lies to the Shariat Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court. Comprising of 3 Muslim judges of the Supreme Court and 2 Ulema, named by the President.

On the off chance that any piece of the law is pronounced to be against Islamic law, the legislature is required to find a way to correct such law appropriately. The court additionally practices revisional ward over the criminal courts, choosing Hudood cases.

The choices of the court are official on the High Court’s just as subordinate legal executive. The court delegates its very own staff and edges its very own standards of the method.

As far back as its foundation in 1980, the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan has been the subject of analysis and debate in the Pakistani society. The Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court heads the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan.

The Chief Justice of the Shariat Court is the second-most noteworthy legal office in the nation, after the Chief Justice of Pakistan. The present Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court is Justice Sheik Najam ul Hasan who got down to business on 15 May 2017.

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