Hon’ble Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Mr. Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan addressing at High Court Bar Association Bahawalpur to the lawyers and judges of the District Judiciary.
The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, Mr. Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan has said that no one can deny the importance of sentencing process in administration of criminal justice. The topic of criminal sentencing is frequently at the fore front of criminal justice debate. No aspect of criminal justice has aroused as much concern among jurists, legal fraternity and public at large as the sentencing of convicted offenders. He said in view of importance of the subject, sentencing guidelines have also laid down by constitutional courts from time to time in our jurisdiction. His lordship said this while addressing to the participants of one-day workshop on “Sentencing” at Punjab Judicial Academy. Hon’ble Mr. Justice Muhammad Anwaarul Haq, Hon’ble Justice of Supreme Court of Ghana, Mr. Justice Akamba, Director General PJA, Justice (R) Ch. Shahid Saeed and Registrar LHC were also present there.