Annual Report 2015
Lahore High Court is one of the oldest seats of dispensation of justice in the region. On a historical note, the Chief Court Act, IV of 1866 constituted the Chief Court of the Punjab as the ultimate Court of Appeal from the Civil and Criminal Courts in the province. The Chief Court was also vested with Extraordinary Original Civil Jurisdiction and Supervisory Jurisdiction over Subordinate Courts. In 1877, the Punjab Courts Act, (XIX of 1865) and the Chief Court Act (IV of 1866) were repealed by the Punjab Courts Act (XVII of 1877) which consolidated and re-stated the law inter alia relating to the Chief Court. In 1919, the Letters Patent created the High Court of Judicature at Lahore, the Judges thereof were appointed directly by His Majesty the King Emperor. download complete report.
Annual Report 2014
A strong judiciary is essential for democracy. During these difficult economic times, the judiciary must change processes and procedures to keep our courts strong and vital to the democracy. Fortunately judiciary frequently evaluates and alters processes and procedures to improve access to justice system and the timely delivery thereof to uphold the values of fairness, independence and service. This report chronicles the achievements of this Court and District Judiciary and also the salient events and leading activities carried out during the year 2014. The report has given a glimpse of the overall activities of the courts. download complete report.
Annual Report 2013
Monitoring and Assessment is the latest technique and concept being adopted by the leading organizations all over the world to keep a hawk-eye on their pace and growth and professional skills/performance of their personnel. This is high time that High Court must also resort to such ways & means and modern methodologies to monitor and assess performance of this august institution, which would be instrumental in taking self-accountability measures and enable people at the helm of affairs to have before them a comparative progress graph so as to determine whether the institution is striding in the right direction or not. download complete report.
Annual Report 2012
The Court's obligation to furnish annual reports is designed to facilitate, evaluation of its performance and to enhance its accountability. Annual reporting also ensures that a significant amount of information, otherwise unavailable, is placed on the public record. Nevertheless, the reporting obligation has generated disquiet from time to time, some seeing in it the potential to detract from judicial independence. This report presents a comprehensive overview of progress and achievements made by this Court during the year 2012. It also gives a brief account of the history and evolution of the Court. download complete report.
Annual Report 2011
Without a doubt, annual reports are at the pinnacle of effective communication. This report will serve to enlighten the people as to what is taking place in administration of justice in the biggest Province of the Country. The report presents a comprehensive overview of progress and achievements made by this Court during the year 2011. It also gives a brief account of the history and evolution of the Court. download complete report.
Annual Report 2010
This report is a compendium of the endeavours, achievements and accomplishments of the Lahore High Court and District Judiciary during the year 2010. The emblem and inscription gracing face of the historic High Court building viz., "Do justice, it is next to piety" enshrines the spirit and mission of this Court. The report in hand is a yardstick to monitor & evaluate pace and performance made by this Court during the year under review, thus providing the management at the helm of affairs with an opportunity to address short comings/grey areas and make improvements accordingly to tackle the future challenges... download complete report.