Procedure of Appointment of High Court Judges in Pakistan

The Lahore High Court (Under United India) was established on the 21st of March 1919. In 1899, the Secretary of State for India in Council, by its Resolution dated 25th April, 1899, laid down as a principle that all Chief Justices and Judges of the High Courts in India thereafter to be appointed would be required to vacate their offices on attaining the age of sixty years.

LAW OF EVIDENCE: Pakistan Law Commission Report (4)

We have not been able to follow the objection which has nothing to do with repugnancy with the Holy Quran and the Sunnah. On the other hand if any witness is asked a leading question which is ambiguous, it becomes the duty of the Judge to direct the party to put a question which may be followed by the witness. The Court is also competent to disallow any question which is otherwise indecent.

ELIMINATION OF FALSE EVIDENCE FROM THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN PAKISTAN: Pakistan Law Commission Report 1983

The office of Muzakki should be re-introduced for keeping a record of the witnesses called before Court and to make local enquiries as to their character and reputation. This will enable judges to make proper appreciation of their evidence. The accused should be cross-examined as is the practice even in the United Kingdom.