COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES

Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal is heading the two-member commission for missing persons constituted by the Ministry of Interior on the Supreme Court’s directions. Former inspector general police Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad Sharif Virk is also a member.

THE PAKISTAN COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY ACT, 1956

1ACT NO. VI OF 1956
[11th April, 1956]
An Act to provide for the appointment of Commissions of Inquiry and for vesting such
Commissions with certain powers.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the appointment of Com missions of Inquiry and for
vesting such Commissions with certain powers ;

PROFILES OF HONORABLE PRESIDENT & MEMBERS

Honroable President

Justice (R) Javed Iqbal

(Former Senior Puisne Judge)

Honroable Member Justice (R) Dr. Ghous Muhammad

Honroable Member Muhmmad Sharif  Virk, IGP (R)

COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES NOTIFICATIONS

Statutory Notifications (S.R.O)

Government of Pakistan

Ministry of Interior

Notification

Islamabad, the 1st March, 2011
S.R.O.149 (I)2011,-WHEREAS on expiry of period allowed to the “Commission of Enquiry on Enforced Disappearances” 136 cased of, prima facie, enforced disappearances are still untraced and some new cases have also been received;

AND WHEREAS  the Federal Government is of Opinion that it is necessary in the public interest to appoint a Commission of Inquiry to look into all facts of the matter and to make efforts to trace the whereabouts of missing person;

 “COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES”

 ISLAMABAD

NOTIFICATION

Islamabad, the 13th March, 2011

  • In exercise of the powers conferred by section 8 of the Pakistan Commission of Inquiry Act 1956, and all other enabling provisions in this behalf the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances is pleased to make the following regulations laying down the procedure for registration, inquiry, hearing and investigation under the Act 1956, namely :-

HEARINGS DETAILS LIST

MONTHLY PROGRESS REPORT

MONTHLY PROGRESS ON CASES OF ALLEGED ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES- AUGUST, 2018

The status of cases of alleged Enforced Disappearances as on 31st August, 2018 since inception of this Commission is summarized below:-

  1.  Cases received upto 31st July, 2018                                  5290
  2.  Cases received during August, 2018                         59
  3.  Total Number of Cases                                                         5349
  4.  Cases disposed of upto 31st July, 2018                              3462
  5.  Cases Disposed of in August, 2018 (Annex-A)        57    
  6.   Total Disposal upto 31st August, 2018                   3519
  7.   Balance as on 31stAugust, 2018 (c-f)                      1830

 PROCEEDINGS/HEARINGS HELD DURING August, 2018

  1. Proceedings at Islamabad                         240
  2. Proceedings at Karachi                              180
  3. Proceedings at Lahore                                  65

Total                                                                    485

 Province-wise status of cases is given in the statement placed at Annex-B.

Statement showing monthly receipt and disposal of cases from 01/2015 to 08/2018 is attached at Annex-C

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MONTH WISE RECEIPT DISPOSAL OF CASES BY COIOED

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