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Supreme Court's order on dual nationality case

Supreme Court's order on dual nationality case

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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN
(Original Jurisdiction)
PRESENT:
MR. JUSTICE IFTIKHAR MUHAMMAD CHAUDHRY, HCJMR. JUSTICE JAWWAD S. KHAWAJAMR. JUSTICE KHILJI ARIF HUSSAIN
CONSTITUTION PETITION NO.05/2012 AND CMANOS.2382, 2487, 2492, 2876 & 3446/2012.
(Under Article 184(3) of the Constitution)Syed Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi Petitioner
VERSUS
Federation of Pakistan thr.Secretary Law and others RespondentsFor the petitioner (s):Petitioner in person
(in Const.P.5/2012)
For the applicant (s):Malik Waheed Anjum, ASC,In-person
(in CMA-2382/12)
Dr. Tariq Asad, ASC,In-person
(in CMA-2487/12)
Ms. Samira Basharat,In-person
(in CMA-2876/12)
Mr. M. Shoaib Lodhi
(absent CMA-2492/12)
On Court Notice:Mr. M. Irfan Qadir,Attorney General for PakistanAssisted by
Barrister Shehryar Riaz Sheikh, Adv.
For the respondents:
Mr. Dil Muhammad Khan Alizai, DAG
(1,2,4,6,8,& 10)
Raja Abdul Ghafoor, AORSyed Sher Afghan, D.G. (Elections)For respondent No.3:
Mr. Qasim Mir Jat, Addl. A.G. Sindh
 
Constitution Petition No. 05 of 2012
For respondent No.5:Mr. Jawwad Hassan, Addl. A.G. PB.For respondent No.7:
Mr. Azam Khattak, Addl.AG Balochistan
For respondent No.9:
Syed Arshad Hussain, Addl. A.G. KPK 
For Ms. Farah Naz Isfahani: Mr. Waseem Sajjad, Sr. ASCCh. Akhtar Ali, AOR assisted byMr. Idrees Ashraf, Adv.For Mr. Zahid Iqbal, MNA:Mian Abdul Rauf, ASC& Dr. Ahmad Ali Shah, MPA:For Mr. A. Rehman Malik:Mr. Anwar Mansoor Khan, Sr. ASCMr. Muhammad Azhar Ch., ASCRaja Abdul Ghafoor, AORFor Ms. Amna Buttar, MPA Mr. Khawar Mehmood& Mr. Wasim Qadir, MPA Khattana, ASCFor Tariq Mehmood Aloana,Mr. Saeed Yousaf, ASCMPAFor Ch. Iftikhar Nazir, MNAMian Sultan Tanvir, ASCFor Ms. Anusha Rehman,Kh. Haris Ahmed, Sr. ASCMNA.With Ms. Anusha RehmanFor Mr. Sabir Ali Baloch, Mr. Shah Khawar, ASCSenatorKh. Muhammad Asif, MNAin personFor Mr. Jamil Ahmed Malik,
Mr. Imtiaz Rashid Siddiqui, ASC
MNA.Mr. Mehr Khan Malik, AOR(in CMA-2382/12):
Mr. Muhammad Akhlaq, MPA (Pb)
in person
Mr. Farhat Mehmood Khan, MNA
(absent)
Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Chohan, MPA
(absent)
Ms. Nadia Ghabool, MPA (Sindh)
(absent)
Ch. Khadim Nadeem, MPA (Pb)
(absent)
For Sardar Shahjehan Yousaf,Hafiz S. A. Rehman, Sr. ASCMNAMr. Mehmood A. Sheikh, AOR withSardar Shahjehan Yousaf, MNA
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Constitution Petition No. 05 of 2012
Dates of hearing:08
th
, 10
th
, 16
th
, 25
th
& 30
th
May,04
th
13
th
, 21
st
& 25
th
June, 02
nd
03
rd
, 04
th
& 23
rd
July, 09
th,
12
th
,17
th
, and 18
th
September 2012.
 JUDGMENTKHILJI ARIF HUSSAIN, J.—
Through this petition,filed under Article 184(3) of the Constitution of IslamicRepublic of Pakistan, 1973
[hereinafter referred to as
‘theConstitution’
 ]
, the petitioner alleged that in terms of Article63(1)(c) of the Constitution read with Section 14 of PakistanCitizenship Act, 1951, any person holding dual citizenship isdisqualified from being elected or chosen as, and from being,a Member of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament). He stated that asper only TV program aired on Samaa TV Channel, Ch. ZahidIqbal, MNA; Ch. Iftikhar Nazir, MNA and Mr. A. Rehman Malik,Senator have acquired citizenship of Britain and as such theyare disqualified from being Members of the Parliament. ByCMA No.1185 of 2012, he further disclosed that Ms. Farah NazIsfahani, MNA is also holder of dual citizenship of Pakistan andUnited States.2.Accordingly, notices were issued to therespondents as well as the learned Attorney General forPakistan to file their parawise comments. In response to thenotice, learned Attorney General for Pakistan appeared andraised the question as to whether under Article 63(1)(c) of theConstitution
“a person shall be disqualified from being electedor chosen as, and from being, a member of Majlis-e-Shoora(Parliament), if he ceases to be a citizen of Pakistan, or 
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