The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has repeatedly urged the SC to restrain or regulate its suo motu
powers, noting that "The SC should suitably amend the Supreme Court Rules (1980) to regulate and structure the parameters of the exercise of suo motu
powers, and a special bench of the court should be constituted to hear suo motu
cases." To strengthen the constitutional balance of power in Pakistan, the PBC believes that the top court should exercise its authority under Article 184-3 sparingly in order to "maintain the principle of trichotomy of powers." There are concerns that, because of the top court's active use of suo motu
powers by ex-CJPs Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and Mian Saqib Nisar, this balance tilted too far in the direction of a politically unaccountable judiciary.
However, he said, the FTO illegally exercised suo motu
powers and initiated proceedings against him.
Justice Manzoor Malik in his remarks said that the bench does not have material information about the circumstances in which the suo motu
action was taken.
The Comelec may, motu
proprio or upon a verified petition of an interested party, refuse to give due course to or cancel a COC if it is shown that the said filing puts the election process in mockery or disrepute or to cause confusion among the voters.
The Supreme Court on Friday announced that a two-judge bench will hear the suo motu
contempt of court case against former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi on Oct 10.
CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia said on Saturday that a 'motu
proprio' investigation is necessary after seeing some alleged violations of human rights on the arrest of three lawyers who are just representing the owners of the Time in Manila bar.
Thiruvananthapuram The Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights said it has initiated a suo motu
move to study the rituals followed in Kerala temples to see if the rights of children are violated or not."There was a report from a top woman police officer on the issue.
" There will be a stay of the interim order dated April 30, 2015, passed in a suo motu
writ petition", a bench headed by Chief Justice H.
In the distant past the Motu
and Koita were distinctly different from each other, as linguistic and archaeological evidence along with oral histories shows.
Skyrocketing food prices finally compelled Bunny and me to switch from Motu
to our local supermarket.
In an open letter to the Prime Minister and MPs, the NGO spearheading Hazare's anti-corruption movement made four suggestions, including one to vest in the Lokpal and Lokayuktas (state-level ombudsman) power to initiate suo motu
investigation so as to make the bill effective.