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Chief Justice of Pakistan’s monthly salary surges to over 12 lac (Rs1.2m)

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ISLAMABAD: Acting President and Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Tuesday issued an order notifying an increase of 20% in the monthly salaries of Supreme Court judges.

A law ministry spokesperson said that the monthly salary of the chief justice of Pakistan has been in- creased to over Rs1.2 million while the monthly salary of other SC judges has been raised to more than Rs1.1 million.

The changes are to come into effect immediately with the pay raise being applicable from the current month onwards, the order titled ‘Salary of Judges of the Supreme Court Order 2023’ stated.
A similar order issued by President Dr Arif Alvi in June 2022, listed the 1 CJP’s monthly salary at Rs1,024 million and that of other apex court judges at Rs967,636. Now, the salary of the CJP has under- gone an increase of around R$204,865.

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The acting president’s order mentioned that the previous order was hereby repealed.
The development came on the heels of a sitting of the upper house of parliament during which legislation proposing an increase in the perks and privileges of senators, including the Senate chairman and deputy chairman, was met with criticism.

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After assuming additional responsibilities after President Alvi de- parted for Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj, acting president Sanjrani introduced and amended various legislations.
These included an amendment to an ordinance that governs the country’s top graft buster, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

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Replacing the National Accountability Ordinance of 1999, the recently passed National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance 2023 gives unprecedented powers to the electoral body’s chairman, allowing him to issue arrest warrants for individuals who refused to cooperate in investigations.

Under the amended NAB law, arrested suspects could now be held in custody for up to 30 days, a significant increase from the previous 14-day limit.

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Courtesy: Express Tribune 6 June 23

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