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sub judice

‘under judicial consideration’. The legislation governing contempt of court controls publication of such matters.
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The official said the Supreme Court had also taken cognizance of the matter and was hearing three identical petitions relating to the video leak scandal, adding that the law ministry was also examining whether a judge whose case was sub judice before the apex court could be repatriated forthwith or not.
Sub judice or under judgment bans parties in a case from making public statements regarding a pending case to arouse public opinion.
'The oft-used term 'media trial' is a real phenomenon and cannot be allowed where the fate of sub judice matters is being decided on public forums as not only the minds of the public are being influenced, but also potentially the minds of the judges, lawyers and investigators, which would obviously tend to prejudice the sub judice matter,' says a 33-page verdict authored by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar in a contempt case against anchorperson Arshad Sharif.
Furthermore, Pemra has "prohibited discussion on any sub judice matter in any talk show, aired by any TV channel" and has clarified that "discussion on sub judice matters not only amounts to contempt of court but is also in sheer violation of Pemra laws."
Moreover, PIA also pointed out that the CEO's appointment is a sub judice matter in two quo warrantos.
Secretary Ministry of apprised the committee that Companies Profit Amendment Bill 2018 issue is sub judice, so after the court decision committee should give any direction regarding it.
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo has complied with the Presidential Electoral Tribunal's order to pay P50,000 for violating the sub judice rule that prohibits public parties from discussing an ongoing case.
The sub judice rule prohibits them and their lawyers from making comments or disclosing information about the pending election protest to "avoid preempting the issue, influencing the court, or obstructing the administration of justice."
IN an order dated February 13, 2018, the Presidential Electoral Tribunal explicitly declared, 'considering that the revision process is about to commence, the tribunal directs both protestant and protestee to observe the sub judice rule.'
However, the government will have to wait till the Supreme Court passes verdict in the case, as the government decision to offer the project to an Indian company is sub judice.
The two member bench also separated the hearing of contempt of court notice issued to Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan, after he addressed a press conference on the sub judice matter and threatened the petitioners, from the petitions filed against MTIRA 2015 and fixed its date on December 2.
Responding to the resolution, state health minister Saira Afzal Tarar said the government was in favour of lifting the ban but it remained "sub judice".