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Article: 197 Additional Judges

197. Additional Judges.-At any time when-

(a) the office of a Judge of a High Court is vacant; or

(b) a judge of a High Court is absent or is unable to perform the functions of his office due to any other cause; or

(c) for any reason it is necessary to increase the number of Judges of a High Court,

the President may, in the manner provided in clause (1) of Article 193, appoint a person qualified for appointment as a Judge of the High Court to be Additional Judge of the Court for such period as the President may determine, being a period not exceeding such period, if any, as may be prescribed by law.

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Footnotes:


Comparative Table of Article 197 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
96
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
168
Constitution of India 1950:
224
Government of India Act 1935:
222(2)(3)

Leading & Latest Cases on Article 197 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

AL-JEHAD TRUST THROUGH REAEESUL MUJAHIDEEN HABIB-ULWAHAB-UL-KHAIRI
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN AND 27 OTHERS
AL-JEHAD TRUST
FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN


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