ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) has reserved judgment in determination of period of disqualification under article 62-1 (f) of the constitution case.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has remarked if the disqualification stands for life time when the period of disqualification is not determined in the constitution.
He gave these remarks while presiding over a 5-member larger bench of SC on Wednesday during the course of hearing of 13 petitions pertaining to determination of period for disqualification under article 62-1 (f) of the constitution.
Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf appeared in the court during the hearing of the case.
Opening his arguments he said disqualification period has not been determined in the constitution.
CJP inquired can disqualified person take part in the by polls or next polls.
AG said the court will have to determine the period of disqualification separately in every case.
Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed inquired can declaration end on its own with the passage of time.
AG told that declaration can not end on its own.
CJP remarked will the disqualification stand for life when the period is not determined.
AG said the parliament will have to review in this regard.
The court reserved the judgment following the completion of arguments by AG Ashtar Ausaf.
The CJP had constituted a larger bench on January 26 this year to decide the fate of parliamentarians who were disqualified under article 62(1)(f).