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Islamabad High Court, located in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, was established under Islamabad High Court Act, 2010 after the 18th amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973. Earlier, the Islamabad High Court was established by the President Pervez Musharraf by a Presidential Order of 14 August 2007, which was ceased to exist in pursuant to the Supreme Court Order dated 31 July 2009 passed in Constitution Petition No. 09 and 08 of 2009.[1] President Asif Ali Zardari administered oath to the first chief Justice of Islamabad High Court Justice Iqbal Hameed ur Rahman on 3 January 2011 at Governor House Karachi.[2]

Islamabad High Court
Established2010
LocationIslamabad
Authorized byConstitution of Pakistan
Appeals toSupreme Court of Pakistan
Judge term lengthTill 62 years of age
Number of positions7
Websiteihc.gov.pk
Chief Justice
CurrentlyMr. Justice Athar Minallah
Since28-11-2018

In 18th Constitutional amendment, Islamabad High Court is re-established.

Justices of Islamabad High CourtEdit

Islamabad High Court was headed by a Chief Justice. The bench consist of Justices and additional judges. The retirement age of Chief Justice and Justices was 62 years. The Additional Judges were initially appointed for one year. After that their services could either be extended or they could be confirmed or they were retired.

Composition of CourtEdit

The current composition of the High Court of Islamabad is as follows:

No. Name Appointed Retirement Date Appointed From Comments
1 Athar Minallah 17 June 2014 12 December 2023 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elevated as Additional Judge of Islamabad High Court in 17.06.2014,[3] confirmed as Judge of Islamabad High Court 11.06.2016 and afterwards elevated as Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court on 28.11.2018.
2 Aamer Farooq 31 December 2014 25

April

2031

Punjab Elevated as Additional Judge of Islamabad High Court on 01.01.2015.[3] and afterwards confirmed as Judge of Islamabad High Court on 23.12.2015.
3 Mohsin Akhtar Kayani 22 December 2015 10 February 2032 Islamabad Elevated as Additional Judge of Islamabad High Court on 22.12.2015 and afterwards confirmed as Judge of Islamabad High Court.
4 Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb 23 December 2015 13 September 2032 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elevated as Additional Judge of Islamabad High Court on 23.12.2015 and afterwards confirmed as Judge of Islamabad High Court.
5 Vacant
6 Vacant
7 Vacant

List of Chief Justices of CourtEdit

See Complete list of Chief Justices of the Islamabad High Court

List of Justices of CourtEdit

Complete list of Justices of islamabad High Court

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