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Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief_Justice_of_the_Federal_Shariat_Court

The Chief Justice of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan heads the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan. The Chief Justice of the Shariat Court is the second-highest judicial office in the country, after the Chief Justice of Pakistan.

The Acting Chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan is Hon'ble Mr. Justice Dr. Syed Muhammad Anwer, who took oath on 16 May 2022.[1]

List of Chief Justices[edit]

These are the names of the Chief Justices of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan, which came into being in 1980.[2]

Temporal Order Name of Chief Justice From To Ref.
1 Salahuddin Ahmed 28 May 1980 31 May 1981
2 Sheikh Aftab Hussain (acting) 1 June 1981 14 October 1984
3 Sardar Fakhr e Alam (acting) 15 October 1984 7 November 1984
4 Gul Muhammad Khan 8 November 1984 8 November 1990
5 Tanzil-ur-Rahman 17 November 1990 16 November 1992
6 Mir Hazar Khan Khoso 17 November 1992 18 July 1994 [3]
7 Nazir Ahmad Bhatti 19 July 1994 4 January 1997
8 Mian Mehboob Ahmad 8 January 1997 7 January 2000
9 Fazal Ellahi Khan 12 January 2000 11 January 2003 [4]
10 Chaudhry Ejaz Yousaf 9 May 2003 8 May 2006 [5]
11 Haziq-ul-Khairi 9 May 2006 4 June 2009 [6]
12 Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan 5 June 2009 4 June 2014 [7]
13 Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan 5 June 2014 5 December 2014 [8]
14 Fida Muhammad Khan (acting) 12 December 2014 7 March 2015 [9]
15 Riaz Ahmad Khan 7 March 2015 14 May 2017 [10]
16 Najam ul Hassan 15 May 2017 10 May 2019 [11]
17 Muhammad Noor Meskanzai 15 May 2019 14 May 2022 [12]
18 Justice Dr. Syed Muhammad Anwer (acting) 16 May 2022 Incumbent [1]

List of Sitting Judges of Federal Shariat Court[edit]

  • Hon'ble Mr. Justice Dr. Syed Muhammad Anwer, Acting Chief Justice Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan[13]
  • Khadim Hussain M. Shaikh, Judge[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PID". pid.gov.pk. Retrieved 2022-06-13.
  2. ^ "Former Chief Justices". Federalshariatcourt.gov.pk. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  3. ^ Nihad, Ghalib (2021-06-26). "Former caretaker prime minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso passes away". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  4. ^ Shah, Waseem Ahmad (2003-03-03). "Six posts of judges vacant in Shariat Court". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  5. ^ "Justice Ch. Ejaz Yousaf | Justice supreme court of Pakistan @ Pakistan Herald". web.archive.org. 2009-12-19. Archived from the original on 2009-12-19. Retrieved 2022-04-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Justice Salahuddin made acting CJ FSC". Brecorder. 2009-03-21. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  7. ^ "CJ's recommendation: Ex-judge nominated for top Shariat Court post". The Express Tribune. 2014-05-07. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  8. ^ Dawn.com (2014-12-05). "Profile: CEC Sardar Raza Khan". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  9. ^ "Acting FSC CJ passes away". Latest News - The Nation. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  10. ^ Report, Bureau (2021-08-22). "Ex-CJ of Federal Shariat Court Riaz Ahmad dies". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  11. ^ "CJP administers oath to Justice Sh Najam-Ul-Hassan as Chief Justice FSC - Associated Press Of Pakistan". App.com.pk. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  12. ^ "Justice Muhammad Noor Meskanzai appointed as CJ Federal Shariat Court". www.radio.gov.pk. Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  13. ^ "Hon'ble Chief Justice – Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan". Retrieved 2022-04-29.
  14. ^ "Mr. Justice Khadim Hussain M. Shaikh – Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan". Retrieved 2022-04-29.