Top court summons academic certificates from license-holders/practicing lawyers


Altaf Hamid Rao,

MIRPUR (AJK): The Supreme Court of Azad Jammu Kashmir has directed all of its license-holder practicing lawyers across the State to submit their respective original educational certificates including Secondary School Certificate (Matriculation), Degrees of LLB and the Post LLB Degrees (if any) by November 30, this year.
According to a directive, served to the concerned lawyers of the apex court by Assistant Registrar (Admin) of the Supreme Court of AJK, in case of failure in submission of the above original academic certificates, the concerned lawyers will not be eligible to appear before the honorable apex court.
The Assistant Registrar (Admin) of the Supreme Court of AJK informed the concerned lawyers of the apex court across AJK that as per direction of the competent authority, the above mentioned original educational documents may be submitted in his office positively before 30th November 2018.
Meanwhile, according to some of the AJK Supreme Court-license holding lawyers, the recipients of the above directive by the apex court, the copies of the required academic certificates have also already been submitted to the AJK Bar Council at the time of issuance of the license by the Bar Council to perform as practicing lawyer of the Supreme Court of AJK.


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