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puisne

(pronounced ‘puny’) junior. A puisne mortgage is not as important as a simple mortgage, but, curiously, High Court judges, who are quite senior, are called puisne judges.

PUISNE. Since born; the younger; as, a puisne judge, is an associate judge.

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The Chief Justice and Senior Puisne Judge of High Court of Sindh also presented books related to judicial matters to Chief Justice of Pakistan.
The committee is headed by Justice Minallah and comprises senior puisne judge Justice Aamer Farooq, Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb, registrar Raja Jawad Abbas Hassan, Babar Sattar, Hafiz Arafat Ahmed, District and Sessions Judges Wajid Ali, Kamran Basharat Mufti, Additional District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Adnan and IHC officials Asif Iqbal and Tahir Luni.
Qureshi, Senior Puisne Judge as Acting Chief Justice in accordance with Article 196 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, during the period Mr.
Senior puisne judge Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa also left for abroad separately.
The meeting will be attended by Chief Justice Federal Shariat Court,Justice Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan, Chief Justice High Court of Balochistan, Justice Qazi Faez Isa, Chief Justice High Court of Sindh, Justice Mushir Alam, Chief Justice Lahore High Court, Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Senior Puisne Judge, Peshawar High Court, Justice Miftah-ud-Din Khan and Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court, Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-Rehman.The Chief Justices, Supreme Court of AJK, High Court of AJK and Chief Judges of Supreme Appellate Court, Gilgit-Baltistan and Chief Court of Gilgit-Baltistan will attend the meeting on special invitation as observers.
Justice Altamas Kabir, Senior Puisne Judge, Supreme Court of India is speaking on the issue.
Earlier, the senior puisne judge of the LHC, Justice Sardar Shamim Ahmad, and District and Sessions Judge (D and SJ) Abid Qureshi spoke.
The foreign delegates included Justice Abdul Salam Azimi, Chief Justice of Afghanistan, Justice Altamas Kabir, Senior Puisne Judge, Supreme Court of India, Justice Z.M.
Chief Justice of Maldives, Senior Puisne Judge, Supreme Court of India, Vice President and Judge Rapporteur of Turkish Constitutional Court, Turkey and other prominent luminaries, researchers and jurists from around the world are expected to participate in the conference.
Justice Athar Minallah was third on the seniority list in the IHC till the sacking of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, the former senior puisne judge who was removed last month for accusing the Inter Services Intelligence, the premier intelligence agency, of manipulating decisions of the superior judiciary in a speech delivered during an event organised by the Rawalpindi Bar Association.
Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Senior Puisne Judge Sindh High Court, as judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Mr Siddiqui, who was sacked last month as a senior puisne judge of the Islamabad High Court, had challenged his sacking in the Supreme Court.