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Article: 187 Issue and execution of processes of Supreme Court

187. Issue and execution of processes of Supreme Court.-(1) 1[Subject to clause (2) of Article 175, the] Supreme Court shall have power to issue such directions, orders or decrees as may be necessary for doing complete justice in any case or matter pending before it, including an order for the purpose of securing the attendance of any person or the discovery or production of any document.

(2) Any such direction, order or decree shall be enforceable throughout Pakistan and shall, where it is to be executed in a Province, or a territory or an area not forming part of a Province but within the jurisdiction of the High Court of the Province, be executed as if it had been issued by the High Court of that Province.

(3) If a question arises as to which High Court shall give effect to a direction, order or decree of the Supreme Court, the decision of the Supreme Court on the question shall be final.

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Footnotes:

1. Section 7 of the Constitution (Fifth Amendment) Act 1976 (62 of 1976), substituted the said words in place of the word “The” in clause (1) of Art. 187, (w.e.f. September 13, 1976).


Comparative Table of Article 187 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
61
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
163(3)(4)(5)
Constitution of India 1950:
142
Government of India Act 1935:
210(2)


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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 187 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

P L D 1994 SC 621  WASEY ZAFAR AND OTHERS  GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
MALIK ASAD ALI AND OTHERS
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN THROUGH SECRETARY, LAW,JUSTICE AND PARLIAMENTAF
GATRON (INDUSTRIES) LIMITED
GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS
MOHTARMA BENAZIR BHUTTO, M.N.A., LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION, BILAWAL H.
THE STATE THROUGH CHIEF EHTESAB COMMISSIONER
2003 SCMR 629  MST. BADSHAH BEGUM AND OTHERS  THE ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONER (R) LAHORE DIVISION AND OTHERS
RUPA ASHOK HURRA
 ASHOK HURRA AND ANOTHER
ORDER ON MAINTAINABILITY IN MEMO GATE CASE  WATAN PARTY AND OTHERS FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND OTHERS

One comment

  1. If the artical 17 read with the articals 187 190 then supreme court has fully powers that it may order to bane any party who is going against the soverignity and integrity of Pakistan.Muhammad Abdul majid advocate



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