5. Why we want to carry on with past legacies? They performed their duties under the supervision of a divisional commissioner. Initially, the role of the district collector remained largely unchanged, except for the separation of most judicial powers to judicial officers of the district. The age limit for the general category is kept from 21 years to 30 years.The age limit for the OBC category is kept from 21 years to 33 years with a relaxation of 3 years. Secondly, Irrigation acts were also replaced by Provincial Irrigation & Drainage Authorities (PIDAs) Power Distribution bodies were also dissolved as DISCOs. District Courts of Pakistan (one in each district); Judicial Magistrate Courts (with power of section 30 of CrPC only in criminal trials); Judicial Magistrate Courts (in every town and city); Executive Magistrate Courts (summary trial court); Courts of Civil Judge (judges with … The DC was performing four functions: The Judiciary of Pakistan is a hierarchical system with two classes of courts: the superior judiciary and the subordinate judiciary. BAHAWALPUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Jan, 2021 ) :The performance of price Control in Bahawalpur district was discussed in a meeting held at Committee Room of Deputy Commissioner Office here on Monday.. Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Division Muzaffar Khan Sial presided over the meeting. The writer has wrongly placed the onus of Separation of judiciary from Executive (which DMG reluctantly implemented after 14 years); that of Musharaf' Devolution Plan and recent developments in all the provinces on Police Lobby/Group rivalry and pressure of opponents. Part 1 If at all executive magistracy is absolutely essential the government can request the Judiciary to create a platform to cater for such functions of the state where time is the essence in consultation/collaboration with other LEAs. ... 1881, in Lahore (now in Pakistan). It was that the powers of the bureaucracy had eroded. The system was abolished: The Chief Justice of Pakistan is the Chairman of JCP.. On 20 April 2010, 18th Constitutional Amendment was passed in the Parliament of Pakistan. There is no DM/DC system in England or any developed country now. A secretary sitting in Lahore and controlling Rahim Yar Khan District through DC is a much pleasing thought than a DC working under a locally elected District Nazim. Legally, he was supposed to try offences under four chapters of the CrPc — chapters VIII (‘Offences against Public Tranquillity’), X (‘Contempt of Lawful Authority of Public Servants’), XIII (‘Offence Relating to Weights and Measures’), and XIV (‘Offences Affecting Public Health, Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals’). If there are other colonial legacies in operation we need to bid adieu to them as well. rather than general public. The notification issued on April 9, clearly states the services relating to laundries and dry cleaners can open their shops to provide their services. The responsibilities of deputy commissioner are vary from province to province. One must learn from the mistakes, improve on the last mistakes and make local govt better in governance;i.e. He was the Chief Public Prosecutor in the district. 1. The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (informally JCP) is a commission for the appointment of Supreme Court and High Court Judges in Pakistan. ISLAMABAD: The District Magistrate Islamabad has decided to open the laundries and dry cleaners in the capital city. The same mentality of colonial era; that obviously impeded Pakistan growth. With police out of local govt control and no judicial magistrates at local level or courts, the system was bound to fail. Musharraf govt was never serious about creating good governance but more about having federal control at district level. This is a very weak argument that we should continue with the past system of governance at district level because it is being practiced in another service especially when the results in both services are abysmal to the core. For a moment forget the issue of law and order and have a larger view of governance. A judicial magistrate on Wednesday invoked offence of rape against the main suspect in a case pertaining to the alleged underage marriage of Arzoo. Reviving the DM would be against the Constitution. Musharraf’s regime scrapped the office of District Magistrate to give the judiciary more independence. These Highest Merit Winners have destroyed social sector especially Health, Education, Water & Sanitation. Polices are chalked out at federal and provincial levels but are implemented at district and sub divisional/tehsil levels. It is also alleged that the DC/DM is a relic of the ‘colonial’ era, again forgetting that the railways still runs under the Railway Act, 1890, the provincial irrigation departments under the Canal & Drainage Act, 1873, and the army under the Army Act, 1952, only marginally updated from the Army Act, 1911. 2- the role of PAS in FATA / PATA and B areas of Baluchistan where they had unity of command and no police rivalry is no glorious at all. We are already crying for more provinces/smaller administrative units. You can't plant a government functionary,say from Karachi, in a small town like Kohat without taking the views of the locals on-board.However for this to happen, the state itself has to first get over an inherent distrust of its own citizens. 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