Reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa declared ‘unconstitutional’ by SC

Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Friday, declared presidential reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa invalid and ‘unconstitutional’.

Supreme Court on Friday, declared nullified the presidential reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa, declaring it ‘unconstitutional’ and invalid.

“The worthy President grossly failed to exercise his discretion as mandated under the Constitution and, thus, the entire process built thereon leading to the filing of the Reference was in violation of the law and the Constitution,” read the SC verdict.

The top court had earlier dismissed the presidential reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa on June 19th earlier this year.