MR JUSTICE MUHAMMAD HALEEM

Former Chief Justice of Pakistan

Chief Justice of Pakistan

(25th March 1981 – 31st December 1989)

 

 

Born.    January 1, 1925 at Lucknow, India.

            (Son of late Mr Muhammad Wasim, the first Advocate general of Pakistan.)

Edu.     B.Sc, LL.B, Lucknow University, LL.D (Honoris Causa) – Karachi University (1990)

            Hilal-Imtiaz (1996)

 

Lang.    English and Urdu

 

Pub.     Work Papers on-

 

1.         “The Proper Role of the International Court of Justice in the Law of the World”-

            Eleventh Conference of the World Peace through Law, Cairo, Egypt, September, 1983;

 

2.         “The Challenge of Social Justice”-

            The Third International Conference of Appellate Judges,

            New Delhi, India, March 5-8, 1984;

 

3.         “Intellectual Property Issues in Pakistan”-

International Property Colloquium of Judges in Asia and the Pacific, held under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization at Sydney (Australia), October 8-12-1984;

 

4.         “The Advisory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice”-

Twelfth Conference of The World Peace Through Law Center, West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, July 21-26, 1985;

 

5.         “The Development of Deep Sea Resources”-

Twelfth Conference of the World Peace Through Law Center, West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, July 21-26, 1985;

 

6.         “Management of Supreme Court”-

Lawasia Conference of the Chief Justices on Management of Courts, Penang, Malaysia, August 19-22, 1985;

 

7.         “Public Interest Litigation – Is it an Unruly Horse? -

            Ninth Lawasia Conference, New Delhi, India, October 7-12, 1985

 

8.         “Law, Justice and Society”-

            Fifth Pakistan Jurists Conference, Karachi, March 28-30, 1986

 

9.         “The Judiciary and the Intellectual Property System” -

Regional Forum of Judges organized jointly by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Judges of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in Association with the Law Association for Asia and the Western Pacific (LAWASIA) and with the assistance of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Islamabad, October 5 to 9, 1986;

 

10.        “Court as the Guardian of the Constitution” -

Fourth International Conference of Appellate Judges, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 20-24, 1987;

 

11.        “Protecting and Expanding the Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice” -

            Thirteenth Biennial World Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 6-11, 1987;

 

12.        “Transnational Terrorism” -

            Thirteenth Biennial World Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea, September 6-11, 1987;

 

13.        Address Delivered at the Second Conference of the Chief Justices of the LAWASIA region - South East Asian and the Western Pacific Countries, Islamabad, October 18-22, 1987;

 

14.        “The Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms”-

Judicial Colloquium held under the auspices of the Commonwealth Secretariat, London, at Bangalore, India, February 24-26, 1988; and

 

15.        “Permanent Sovereignty and International Responsibility” -

International Symposium on Legal Aspects of New International Economic Order, held at Islamabad, Pakistan, on 14th March, 1989.

 

M.        Begum Uzma Laman Haleem

            Mr. M. Akmal Wasim, Advocate (Son)

 

Inf.        Pleader, Assistant Advocate General, Judge, High Court of Sindh, Judge, Supreme Court, Chief Justice of Pakistan, Chairman, Pakistan Law Commission, Chairman, Indus Water Commission, Chairman, Supreme Judicial Council, Acted as President of Pakistan on several Occasions during 1981-1984.

 

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