Sindh High Court — File Photo
Sindh High Court — File Photo

KARACHI: The Registrar of the Sindh High Court wrote a letter on Monday to the Election Commission of Pakistan expressing reservations over the set up of election appellate tribunals adding that they (the tribunals) were set up without consulting the Sindh High Court, DawnNews reported.

The letter said that the election tribunals were set up in the province without consulting the Sindh High Court adding that the election tribunals were to be set up with prior consultation with the Chief Justices of the respective provincial High Courts according to the Supreme Court of Pakistan's orders.

The Election Commission had approved formation of 14 election tribunals in the provinces to decide disputes during general elections within 120 days of filing of a petition.

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May 27, 2013 07:05pm

Where is ECP? Do they NOT know the rules or do not want to follow rules?

Election 2013 is exposing so many inadequacies in holding of fair & transparent elections by the ECP that, to say the least, the whole process is becoming controversial. Some people are calling these elections - "mother of all rigged elections".

ECP has also totally failed in proper scrutiny of the candidates - despite their claims to undertake a 'brutal scrutiny', as loan defaulters, tax evaders & fake degree holders have managed to get through the scrutiny